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Wilson's All-America City Dreams Dashed

Posted June 20, 2002 8:56 a.m. EDT

— Wilson leaders will have to try again next year if they want their town named an

All-America City

.

A group of delegates made a pitch in Kansas City, Missouri this weekend, only to come home empty-handed.

Wilson was the only North Carolina city to reach the list of top 30 candidates this year.

Fayetteville was awarded the All-America City designation in 2001.