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Outside money funds Wilmington ballpark battle

As Election Day inches closer, the ballpark campaign is heating up. But who's behind the funding for the race?

ONLY ON 3: Watch the Wilmington ballpark debate

video Thursday night WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR-fm hosted the only live debate focused on the ballpark bond referendum. Mayor Bill Saffo and Councilman Kevin O'Grady represented the city and Vote Yes Ballpark. Businessmen Scott Harry and Jim Rafferty spoke on behalf of Vote No Ballpark Tax.

Wilmington zeroing in on ballpark site

The City of Wilmington apparently knows which site it wants to build a ballpark if voters approve a bond referendum. WWAY has obtained the latest draft copy of an option agreement for the city to purchase land from Sawmill Point Investors, LLC, of Charlotte.

Ballpark debate sparks fireworks from both sides

video WWAY and WHQR hosted the only baseball stadium debate Thursday night. Appropriately, with a big game comes fireworks, and the exchange was full of them.

ONLY ON 3 & WHQR-FM: The only ‘official’ baseball stadium debate TONIGHT at 7 p.m.

video WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR-FM 91.3 will co-host Wilmington's only "OFFICIAL" baseball stadium debate featuring Mayor Bill Saffo and City Councilman Kevin O'Grady along with "Vote No Stadium Tax" spokesperson Scott Harry and Jim Rafferty, who is also with the group. The debate will be TONIGHT at 7 p.m.

Different paths to Election Day in ballpark bond battle

video Election Day is inching closer, and so is the deciding vote in whether the City of Wilmington will build a ballpark. You've probably seen the yard signs, bumper stickers, social media messages and even commercials, but how are the campaigns continuing to get the word out?

CAA baseball tourney returns to UNCW’s Brooks Field

video There's a lot of talk about building a new baseball stadium in Wilmington by 2014. One that already exists in the Port City will host a big event that same year.

Camera footage shows anti-ballpark sign being stolen from man’s property

video A Wilmington man thought he was safe displaying an anti-ballpark campaign sign on his property, but was surprised to find the sign missing over the weekend. Bill Buck says he did not expect his "vote no stadium tax" sign to be stolen. He also did not expect to catch the crime on tape.

Wilmington accidentally takes down pro-ballpark signs

Wilmington city leaders are saying "oops." The Chamber of Commerce says city employees accidentally removed dozens of political signs supporting the ballpark bond referendum.

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