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Weekend car chase leads to arrest
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 4:06pm.

A chase in Brunswick County over the weekend ended with one man behind bars. Sheriff deputies say Malik McNeil did not stop at a license checkpoint on Old Shallotte Road and almost hit a deputy. That led to a chase.

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Wilmington thinks $1.1M investment on recycling bins will pay off in long run
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 3:48pm.

video The City of Wilmington wants to replace its current recycling bins. It will come at a cost. Tonight, City Council is expected to pass a resolution authorizing the city to spend $1.1 million on new recycling bins. A city spokeswoman says this will actually end up saving the city money in the long run.

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Merger means growth for Wilmington-based insurer
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 3:06pm.

A Wilmington-based company is looking to grow after joining forces with another company. provides home and auto insurance. Now the company is growing and providing some job security for its employees.

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FIRST ON 3: Survey says Columbus unhealthiest county in the state; Bladen lags while New Hanover makes top 10
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 3:03pm.

video Unhealthy habits continue to plague Columbus County. A report released today shows the county is again the unhealthiest in the state, taking into account several factors including obesity and inactivity.

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NC's first swimming advisory of 2012 issued for Banks Channel
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 1:07pm.

North Carolina's first advisory against swimming in 2012 was posted today at a sound-side site in New Hanover County, where state environmental health officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards.

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Contest gives couple chance to be part of movie shooting in Wilmington
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 12:59pm.

video Hollywood East has been busy recently with several films being shot around the Cape Fear. One movie is a "dream come true" for one Wisconsin man, who says he got lucky by winning his role in the film.

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VOTE 2010: Poll - Registered voters in NC remain divided over presidential and congressional candidates
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 12:29pm.

A new High Point University Poll finds that there has been little change in North Carolinians’ opinions of President Barack Obama and his GOP opponents throughout the last few months as support for both parties remains almost equally divided.

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7 new faces running to become NC's No. 2 executive
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 11:08am.

Accomplished newcomers and veteran politicians who haven't run for statewide office are among the seven candidates from the two major political parties vying to be North Carolina's next lieutenant governor.

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