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Wilmington attorney Tom Pollard announces retirement

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The City of Wilmington's top attorney has announced his retirement. After almost 27 years in his position, City Attorney Tom Pollard will retire in June. Full story...
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New Hanover County recycling center reopens

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A New Hanover County recycling center that closed down will reopen thanks to a strong show of support from area residents. Full story...
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Perdue to cheer on UNC in person Monday night

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The governor bought tickets from UNC for the NCAA championship game against Michigan State. Perdue will fly to Detroit on a private jet and will not spend state money for her travel or tickets. Full story...
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Rapid rubbish removal after Azalea Festival

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Over the weekend, downtown Wilmington clean-up crews picked up more than 14 tons of trash. To put that into perspective, during an average week, they pick up under one ton of garbage. Full story...
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Extra pounds are taking a toll on children's health

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Increasing numbers of American children are taking medications to control their blood pressure and blood-sugar levels. Researchers say the childhood obesity epidemic is largely to blame. Full story...
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CFCC cosmetology program looking good

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Cape Fear Community College students aren't blushing over their latest award. Over the weekend, Cape Fear cosmetology students earned the top spot at the salon professionals’ competition. Full story...
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Nicholas Brown takes plea deal surrounding murder of Willie Duane Davis

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A man accused of a Christmas Eve shooting in 2006 has pled guilty to the crime. Nicholas Brown was in the car with three other men, when 23-year-old Willie Duane Davis was gunned down on 14th Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington feline rescued from trip up a tree

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videoIt is a story about a Wilmington feline that's been nestled in a tree for four days and three nights. One neighborhood banded together to help it out.

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Beautiful weather helps stimulate Azalea Festival economy

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videoWilmington was buzzing with activity this weekend. It is estimated that some 300,000 people attended Azalea Festival events. WWAY's Joe Mauceri caught up with a few at the street fair, who did their part to stimulate the local economy. Full story...
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Hagan to visit Nesbitt Court during trip to Wilmington

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Senator Kay Hagan visits our area Monday. She will tour and survey the Old Nesbitt Court Housing Project in Wilmington, which closed in 2007. It is one of the Shovel Ready projects impacted by the federal stimulus bill. Full story...
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Local gathering held to protest against war

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President Obama spent last week convincing other countries to send troops to Afghanistan. Sunday some people in our area held a peaceful protest against war. Full story...
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Families enjoy an Eggstravaganza at Halyburton Park Sunday

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Easter may be a week away, but that did not stop folks from gathering at Halyburton Park for a family Eggstravaganza Sunday. Children of all ages took part in egg hunts, a bunny hop dance contest and face painting. Full story...
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62nd Annual Azalea Parade delights downtown Wilmington

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videoThe streets of downtown Wilmington were packed Saturday morning for the 62nd Azalea Parade. For those that were out enjoying the perfect weather, the parade didn’t disappoint. With bands, elephants, and clowns, the parade continues to grow. Full story...
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Something for everyone at the street fair

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Once the parade was over Saturday, many spectators headed to the street fair. There was plenty to eat and drink to satisfy those who worked up an appetite during the parade. Full story...
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Latino music on display at Azalea Festival

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The local Latino community had a special part in Saturday's festivities. As part of the Second Annual Latin Azalea Festival, music groups from different Spanish speaking countries shared their sounds. Full story...
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