US holds photos of slain bin Laden, weighs release
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 2:20pm.

Osama bin Laden was unarmed when he was confronted by US commandos at his Pakistani hideout, the White House said Tuesday as new details emerged about the audacious raid that killed the world's most wanted terrorist. The White House said it was considering whether to release photos of bin Laden after he was killed but that the photos were "gruesome" and could be inflammatory.

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Feds take action against bogus cures for HIV
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 2:14pm.

Federal health officials are cracking down on bogus pills and supplements that claim to cure sexually transmitted diseases like HIV, herpes and genital warts.

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New Hanover commissioners to talk pollution with EPA
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 2:10pm.

County Commission Chair Jonathan Barfield and Commissioner Rick Catlin are on their way to Washington, DC, to talk to the EPA about the region's air quality.

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Report: Hurricanes pose risk to 1.8M costal homes
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 12:42pm.

More than 1.8 million homes along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts are at great risk of being damaged by a hurricane, three times the number located in federally defined flood zones, according to a report released Tuesday.

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Taxes, layoffs are issues in NC House budget
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 12:35pm.

The House has started its debate on a proposed North Carolina state budget pushed by Republicans who call it a right-sized plan that makes sure government lives within its means.

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ONLY ON 3: Judge Lewis, attorneys ban media from Bar Association meeting discussing DA, Judge Jolly
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 9:49am.

The Brunswick County Bar Association came together today to discuss District Attorney Jon David and the controversial StreetSafe program he would like to use. When we tried attending the meeting, we were escorted out by a sheriff's deputy and told it was "private meeting." When we followed up, we were told that Brunswick County Judge Ola Lewis had requested security for the meeting to keep anyone from going in.

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Brunswick Co. Bar Association adopts resolution blowing smoke up Judge Jolly's robe
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 9:48am.

videoThe Brunswick County Bar Association had a secret meeting Monday at the courthouse to discuss District Attorney Jon David's desire to use the StreetSafe program, and Judge Jerry Jolly's concern that David is using the program to repay a campaign contributor. After the secret meeting, which the media was banned from, it made public a proclamation that doesn't take either side, but definitely gives a pat on the back to Judge Jolly. Here's the text of the resolution...

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Family of murdered teen asks for help in investigation
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 9:46am.

videoIt's been two weeks since a Brunswick County teen was shot and killed. Now his family is looking for help solving the murder.

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House bill OKs change NC forced annexation laws
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 7:33am.

Landowners could block a North Carolina municipality from acquiring unincorporated areas against their will if 60 percent of them file petitions against the plan in legislation approved by a House committee.

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Closing arguments set for murder trial of Cary man
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 05/03/2011 - 7:30am.

Defense attorneys and prosecutors are scheduled to begin closing arguments after eight weeks of testimony in the trial of a Cary man accused in the 2008 death of his wife.

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