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‘Vote No’ members to keep fighting city hall

video The campaign brought together the young and the old, Democrats and Republicans, and today on the steps of Wilmington City Hall, they came together one more time not to disband, but to announce themselves as the voice of Wilmington voters.

Ballpark push cost taxpayers $291,000

video After months of planning and debate, Wilmington's plan to build a ballpark struck out on Election Day. Voters may have avoided a tax increase, but they'll still foot the bill for the city's pursuit of a stadium.

Campaign against ballpark gives to Sandy relief

As folks in the northeast continue to be recover from Hurricane Sandy, our community is coming together to help, including support from a political campaign.

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?

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.

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?

Two sides draw battle lines over stadium funding

video As the teams take the field it looks like a grudge match to the finish. Both are playing or campaigning for the attention of voters on the baseball funding issue.

Former Wilmington mayor speaks out against ballpark agreement

video Former Wilmington mayor and downtown business owner Harper Peterson made it clear to city officials and residents Thursday afternoon that building a tax-funded ballpark is the wrong decision. He says with so many people struggling to scrape by, the council needs to be satisfied with what the city already has to offer.

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Local organizations team up to pick up trash surrounding the Riverfront Park in Wilmington

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