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9:51 am
Tue September 19, 2006

Truck Up To Code, says Leland Fire Chief

Wilmington, NC – The accident involving a Leland Fire Department fire engine and civilian vehicle resulted in no fatalities. That's the word from Leland Fire Chief John Grimes, who says one firefighter is expected to be released from the hospital Tuesday.

The Star-News reports that the firefighter driving the fire truck told police on the scene that his brakes gave out. But Chief Grimes says the truck was up to code.

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Local Interest
9:12 am
Tue September 19, 2006

Pender County Fires Manager

Burgaw, NC – County Commissioners voted 3-to-2 to terminate John Bauer's position without cause at the end of their meeting Monday.

This was Bauer's second stint as Pender County's manager. Commissioner voted him into the position on a 3-to-2 vote in February of 2005.

Although his performance was not on the meeting's agenda, Bauer said he was unsurprised by Monday's decision.

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Tuesday Commentary
2:34 am
Tue September 19, 2006

Planning Ahead

Wilmington, NC – Barbara Sullivan lives and gardens in downtown Wilmington.

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Local Interest
1:39 am
Mon September 18, 2006

Sink or Swim!

Wilmington, NC – Dr. David Hill is a pediatrician who lives and writes in Wilmington.

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Thursday Commentary
11:06 am
Sun September 17, 2006

Sink or Swim!

As he strives to find the perfect balance in parenting, commentator David Hill discovers there are times when parents either sink or swim.

Wilmington, NC – Dr. David Hill is a pediatrician who lives and writes in Wilmington.

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Thursday Commentary
4:45 pm
Thu September 14, 2006

Nan's Eccentric Friend

Commentator Nan Graham has a quirky friend with a quirky dog.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham's book "In A Magnolia Minute", a collection of WHQR commentaries, is available in bookstores.

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Thursday Commentary
4:45 pm
Thu September 14, 2006

Nan's Eccentric Friend

Commentator Nan Graham has a quirky friend with a quirky dog.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham's book "In A Magnolia Minute", a collection of WHQR commentaries, is available in bookstores.

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Thursday Commentary
3:07 pm
Thu September 14, 2006

Nan's Eccentric Friend

Commentator Nan Graham has a quirky friend with a quirky dog.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham's book "In A Magnolia Minute", a collection of WHQR commentaries, is available in bookstores.

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Local Interest
12:37 am
Thu September 14, 2006

Nan's Eccentric Friend

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham's book "In A Magnolia Minute" a collection of WHQR commentaries on life in the south is available at bookstores.

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Local Interest
12:13 am
Thu September 14, 2006

BellSouth Asks For Deregulation

Wilmington, NC – BellSouth is asking the state Utilities Commission to deregulate its retail services.


The phone company says regulation is no longer necessary now that residents can choose from cell phone, internet and cable services.


The Public Utilities Commission says BellSouth is the largest phone service provider with 85% of the market. The Commission's executive Director for Public Staff, Robert Gruber, says a deregulated BellSouth can lower or raise rates at will.

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