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Archive for April, 2013

Boil-water advisory lifted

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

CFPUA had replaced aging pipes

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Students take trip to exotic French island

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Topsail High School is getting some Caribbean flair with its new musical.

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Wilmington firefighter arrested

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Hester, arrested on a sexual assault charge, was fired

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Parking again on Oak Island agenda

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Lack of spaces creates traffic problems for residents

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LA Times: Regal pulls marketing materials for ‘Iron Man 3’

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

By Richard Verrier
Los Angeles Times

The fight between Walt Disney Studios and movie theater chains over how to split revenue from ticket sales for the much-anticipated “Iron Man 3” is getting uglier.

On Tuesday, Regal Entertainment — the nation’s largest theater owner with 7,000 screens in 540 locations — yanked standees, movie posters and other marketing materials for “Iron Man 3,” said a source familiar with the dispute who asked not to be identified.

The dispute has put a cloud over what is expected to be one of the biggest movies of the year. “Iron Man 3” premieres May 3 and Disney is holding a star-studded premiere Wednesday night for the film in Hollywood.

Last week, Regal and AMC Entertainment decided to stop selling advance tickets for “Iron Man 3,” contending that Disney was seeking an excessively large take of the box office revenue — up to 65%.

Cinemark, the nation’s third-largest chain, also is not selling advance tickets for “Iron Man 3,” according to a review of online ticketing service Fandango.

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