Bill Saffo
Saffo's State of the City address
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 6:00pm.

videoWatch or read Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo's State of the City address.

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Saffo says 2011 apology not about Wilmington 10 guilt or innocence
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 4:50pm.

videoWilmington 10 members are hoping that a petition with thousands of signatures will help Gov. Bev Perdue grant them pardons. But the group also has something else up their sleeves.

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Wilmington 10 group to deliver more than 14,000 signatures, Saffo apology to governor
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 9:02am.

video Wilmington 10 member Willie Earl Vereen and a group of supporters, including many from Wilmington, will deliver more than 14,000 petition signatures requesting pardons of innocence for the Wilmington 10, to the governor's office in Raleigh today.

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Chamber of commerce talks future of baseball in Wilmington
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 11/07/2012 - 11:24pm.

video Is it past time for the national pastime in the Port City? Since the city first pitched building a ballpark, the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce has been behind the scenes. Wednesday night, WWAY spoke with the president to find out what's next.

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Latest poll shows strong opposition to ballpark bond
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 10:59pm.

video To build or not to build. That is the question facing Wilmington voters. A new poll released today may give us some insight into how Port City voters are leaning heading into the election. A poll from the conservative Civitas Institute shows that overwhelmingly Wilmington voters are expected to say no.

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ONLY ON 3: Watch the Wilmington ballpark debate
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 4:10pm.

video Thursday night WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR-fm hosted the only live debate focused on the ballpark bond referendum. Mayor Bill Saffo and Councilman Kevin O'Grady represented the city and Vote Yes Ballpark. Businessmen Scott Harry and Jim Rafferty spoke on behalf of Vote No Ballpark Tax.

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Ballpark debate sparks fireworks from both sides
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 10:49pm.

video WWAY and WHQR hosted the only baseball stadium debate Thursday night. Appropriately, with a big game comes fireworks, and the exchange was full of them.

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ONLY ON 3 & WHQR-FM: The only 'official' baseball stadium debate TONIGHT at 7 p.m.
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 7:22am.

video WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR-FM 91.3 will co-host Wilmington's only "OFFICIAL" baseball stadium debate featuring Mayor Bill Saffo and City Councilman Kevin O'Grady along with "Vote No Stadium Tax" spokesperson Scott Harry and Jim Rafferty, who is also with the group. The debate will be TONIGHT at 7 p.m.

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FIRST ON 3 AND THE BIG TALKER FM: Poll shows Wilmington voters not sold on mayor, councilmen
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/09/2012 - 8:55pm.

video A new Civitas Flash Poll shows Wilmington voters would consider replacing the current mayor and three councilmen when they go to the polls next year. And of those voters who express a preference, more are planning to vote against the incumbents than are planning to vote for them.

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Ballpark public hearing date set, deal still up in the air
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 07/24/2012 - 10:14pm.

video The City of Wilmington continues to inch closer to building a ballpark and bringing a minor league baseball team to the Port City. City leaders held a special meeting Tuesday night to set a public hearing for a bond referendum.

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