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6:10 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Building on the Cape Fear River

Wilmington, NC – The New Hanover County Planning Board has tabled a request for a special permit to build a development on the west bank of the Cape Fear River.


The complex called City View would include 400 dwelling units, retail outlets and office space on a plot of land just south of the Battleship North Carolina.


The development would house some of those units in a 260-foot tall tower that opponents say would be the tallest structure east of I-95.

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Local Interest
6:05 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Mondays with Claude: Painting the PuppyDrum

A young Claude Howell

Wilmington, NC – Our series Mondays with Claude pulls out of the archive some of Claude Howell's most beloved commentaries along with reflections from the people who knew him best.

Born in 1915, Claude Howell was a Wilmington resident who lived most of his life in room #44 of the historic Carolina Apartments.

A painter who captured on canvas the light and life of North Carolina,Claude Howell was widely considered the Dean of North Carolina painting.

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Local Interest
5:51 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Mondays with Claude: Painting the PuppyDrum

Wilmington, NC – Our series Mondays with Claude pulls out of the archive some of Claude Howell's most beloved commentaries along with reflections from the people who knew him best.


Born in 1915, Claude Howell was a Wilmington resident who lived most of his life in room #44 of the historic Carolina Apartments.


A painter who captured on canvas the light and life of North Carolina,Claude Howell was widely considered the Dean of North Carolina painting.

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Local Interest
5:42 am
Fri April 7, 2006

Wilmington's Audubon

Wilmington, NC – As Wilmington grows at a rapid pace, there's one residential neighborhood in the heart of the city that's trying to find its own identity amongst the empty lots. WHQR's Catherine Welch has more.

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Local Interest
5:56 am
Wed April 5, 2006

Wilmington's Audubon

Wilmington, NC – As Wilmington grows at a rapid pace, there's one residential neighborhood in the heart of the city that's trying to find its own identity amongst the empty lots. WHQR's Catherine Welch has more.

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Local Interest
5:42 am
Wed April 5, 2006

Revitalizing Greenfield with Sterile Fish

Mitchell Morton prepares the fish

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Local Interest
7:23 am
Thu March 30, 2006

Start Scratching -- NC Lottery Debuts

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Local Interest
1:17 am
Wed March 22, 2006

North Carolinians Should Prepare for Flu Pandemic

Wilmington, NC – U-S Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt says North Carolina will receive $2.5 million in federal funds to boost plans for pandemic flu preparedness.


Leavitt made the announcement at the state's first pandemic flu summit today in Raleigh. He says preparation on a state and local level is key to surviving a pandemic that could last up to a year.

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Local Interest
4:45 am
Mon March 20, 2006

Spanking in North Carolina Schools

Wilmington, NC – North Carolina is among 21 states that allow paddling in schools, although many of the state's most populous counties have outlawed the practice.


The group spearheading a statewide ban, Parents and Teachers Against Violence in Education, has stepped up its online campaign and intends to present legislation next fall.


According to PTVAE's North Carolina Coordinator, Peggy Dean, the legislature voted on a bill to study the situation last year.

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Local Interest
4:41 am
Mon March 20, 2006

Monday's With Claude: New Year's in Rome

Claude Howell wearing the North Carolina Award medal he received in 1985 for fine arts.
Courtesy: New Hanover Public Library

Wilmington, NC – Our series Mondays with Claude pulls out of the archive some of Claude Howell's most beloved commentaries along with reflections from the people who knew him best.


Born in 1915, Claude Howell was a Wilmington resident who lived most of his life in room #44 of the historic Carolina Apartments.


A painter who captured on canvas the light and life of North Carolina, Claude Howell was widely considered the Dean of North Carolina painting.

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