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ONLY ON 3: Vice Chair of new Wilmington Ballpark Coalition quits after WWAY asks questions
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 04/10/2012 - 10:56pm.

video We told you yesterday about a new group supporting the City of Wilmington in its plans to bring a ballpark to town. Today, the vice chair of the Wilmington Ballpark Coalition resigned after WWAY started asking questions about his involvement.

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Former bank CEO starts over
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 04/21/2010 - 4:54pm.

videoIt's become a familiar story for many as the nation struggles with a devastating economy: losing your job and having to start over from square one. Rick Willetts was the head of Cooperative Bank. Last June the bank collapsed; the tough economy devouring what he had taken so much pride in.

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Cooperative Bank reopening as First Bank
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 5:08am.

videoFor the second time this year, a Wilmington-based bank has failed. The state Bank Commissioner Friday closed Cooperative Bank.

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Cooperative Bank must raise millions in capital
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/01/2009 - 4:00pm.

Cooperative Bank is scheduled to file their 2008 fourth quarter earnings report Friday. The Wilmington based bank is in the middle of a cease and desist order from the FDIC. Cooperative must raise $25 million of capital by July in order to stay open.

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