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The Rant: December 20, 2011

The controversies surrounding Warren and Berger just won't seem to die down as shown by what's happened this week alone.

THE RANT: Response to New Hanover Co. Commission removing Berger from most community boards

As you saw FIRST ON 3 last night, New Hanover County Commissioners decided to reign in Commissioner Brian Berger after a series of public controversies. Today, the fallout continues.

THE RANT: Bravo to New Hanover Co. Commission for stepping up and taking a stand; Berger needs to take it like a man

video While various boards, councils and commissions around the Cape Fear are languishing in dysfunction, under investigation or have lost public trust, the members of the New Hanover County Commission did something rare these day: They took a stand and did what was right for the greater good. Full story...

The Rant: December 14, 2011

Last night we told you about a recommendation from the NTSB that states adopt laws banning cell phone use in cars. It's a story that's created a lot of buzz all across the country.

The Rant: November 30, 2011

McGlockton's death has led many of you to share your memories and condolences. WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo has more in tonight's edition of The Rant.

The Rant: November 18, 2011

The shooting of that robbery suspect has generated a lot of reaction around town.

The Rant: November 15, 2011

In just about an hour Wilmington City Council will meet for the first time since last week's elections. On the agenda is a proposal to spend more than a million dollars on worker bonuses and an employee appreciation party. It's a suggestion that has many of you speaking out.

The Rant: Fun with write-in votes

Earlier this week we told you how voters in tar heel had to write-in candidates, because no one was on the ballot for mayor or town council, but they were not the only voters who exercised their right to write in a name, though some did not exactly vote for qualified candidates.

The Rant: The fall of an icon

There is no doubt there are very real victims in this story, but the fallout from the Penn State scandal has created a sort of collateral damage for the legions of fans who follow Penn State.

The Rant: Remembering Andy Rooney

You've probably already heard that "60 minutes" commentator Andy Rooney died over the weekend. His death marked the end of a unique era in television history. In tonight's edition of The Rant, WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo takes time to remember a TV legend who blazed a trail unlike any other.