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NC House approves taxpayer campaign financing test

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The state House tentatively approved legislation that would allow cities and towns to decide whether local election campaigns should get taxpayer subsidies. Full story...
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NC House approves school bus camera law

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The North Carolina House has approved an effort to increase the prosecution of drivers who pass stopped school buses. Full story...
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Wake County sheriff's deputies shoot, kill man

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Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina shot and killed an armed man after an early morning standoff at a mobile home. Full story...
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Crews and volunteers continue to excavate Fort Anderson

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Inside Brunswick Town, a place that used to be a bustling colonial port town, lies the remains of an old battery. Archaeologists are trying to uncover pieces from the 1800’s, when this spot was a fort constructed by the Confederates. Full story...
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Could placing a tax on sugared beverages help fight obesity?

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What is the best way to fight obesity? Some public health experts claim a large tax on sugared beverages may be the single most effective way to get Americans to cut calories. Full story...
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High school students see dangers of driving first hand

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videoStudents at East Columbus High School got a reality check from a staged traffic fatality Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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Clean up crew tries to get Laney a passing grade

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videoThe laundry list of things to clean at Laney High School is long. When it comes to cleanliness, the New Hanover County Health Department basically gave Laney a "C". Full story...
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Shallotte, past and present

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videoWe visited with students from Shallotte Middle School who are sharing stories about the town’s history. Hannah Stocks gives a look at Shallotte, past and present. Please click video for Hannah’s report. Full story...
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Sex ed choices could be available for parents

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State lawmakers want to give parents more input in the classroom when it comes to sex education. A bill making its way through the state legislature would give parents the option of their children learning about sex beyond the current abstinence-only curriculum. Full story...
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Columbus County has new ideas on how to draw visitors to NC

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North Carolina's beautiful beaches and mountains draw millions to the state every year. Columbus County has come up with something else, in hopes of drawing a crowd. Full story...
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Three elementary schools to implement uniforms in 2010

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videoIt's uniform time for students at three Brunswick County elementary schools, but two of them didn't exactly see it coming. Full story...
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OSHA investigates Leland Police Department

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The State Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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Eastbound and Down to continue

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HBO gave the green light to a second season for comedy series Eastbound and Down. The first season of the series about Kenny Powers, a washed-up loud-mouthed baseball pitcher, was shot here in Wilmington. Full story...
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WPD looking for surfboard pawners

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The Wilmington Police Department needs your help tracking down two people who tried to pawn a stolen surfboard. Several surfboards were reported missing from a house on March 6th and March 16th. Police said a man and woman tried to sell one of them at College Road Pawn. Full story...
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Senator Hagan speaks with Steve Rondinaro

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During her visit to Wilmington this week, US Senator Kay Hagan stopped by our studios. WWAY's Steve Rondinaro asked her about that in a wide ranging interview. You can view the complete interview here. Full story...
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