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NC officials: Parents key to stop youth drinking
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 10:57am.

North Carolina government leaders are encouraging parents to talk sooner to their children - particularly middle-school students - about the dangers of underage drinking. Parents are getting new resources to assist them.

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Changes in more than 20 NC laws begin Wednesday
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:05pm.

New North Carolina laws involving coal ash, specialty license plates and the regulation of alcoholic beverages are being implemented starting in October. All or portions of more than 20 pieces of legislation approved by the General Assembly take effect beginning Wednesday.

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Wake Forest to sell beer, wine at football games
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:57am.

Wake Forest says it will sell beer and wine at its football games this year.

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WPD credits ABC Review Policy for drop in downtown crime
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:16pm.

video Downtown crime continues to decrease. Wilmington's police chief says over the past few years they have seen a 68 percent decline.

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Excess drinking kills one in ten
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:17pm.

The CDC just released a shocking study about alcohol and how it's killing a large number of people every year.

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Belville not happy with push for Leland liquor sales
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Tue, 06/24/2014 - 4:22pm.

videoThere's a battle over booze brewing between two Brunswick County towns. A bill in a General Assembly committee, if passed, would let Leland residents decide if they want liquor stores in town. Their neighbors in Belville are not happy about it.

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Owner of raided building denies nightclub allegations
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Mon, 05/19/2014 - 4:36pm.

videoInvestigators say a building raided by five agencies this weekend is a "makeshift nightclub," but the owner says the building is just a place for friends and family to gather.

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NC agencies to launch summer lifesaving campaign
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/19/2014 - 7:22am.

videoThree North Carolina agencies are joining together in a campaign to keep people safe this summer. The Highway Patrol, the Wildlife Resources Commission and the Alcohol Law Enforcement Division are announcing an effort on Monday that will focus on roadways and the water.

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Bladen Co. sheriff wins, voters stike down three ballot issues
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 05/07/2014 - 2:33am.

Bladen County Sheriff Prentis Benston is a step closer to reelection, but Bladen County voters were not as enthusiastic for ballot questions about increases the sales tax and alcohol sales.

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Booze question on Bladen County ballot
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 04/30/2014 - 9:31pm.

videoWhen booze is on the ballot there is no shortage of opinions and come next Tuesday voters will make their opinions law. Along the sleepy roads of Bladen County there are places to stop and buy beer just not everywhere.

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