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Group home fined, admissions suspended after girl's death on school bus
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 9:46pm.

video According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Cape Fear Respite Home, where eight-year-old Jamiah Batts lived, was fined $10,000. It's a type-A penalty, and the most severe that can be given

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Chefs square off in "Fire on the Dock" competition
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 9:06pm.

Two local chefs used their best culinary skills as they squared off Monday night in Wrightsville Beach. "Fire on The Dock" kicked off at Shell Island Resort.

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SBI: Grooms was drunk, on mephedrone at time of crash
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 4:31pm.

video Testimony today focused on test results in the trial of a man accused of hitting and killing two cyclists last year on River Road. Thomas Grooms faces two charges of second degree murder in the deaths of Trey and David Doolittle.

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Wilmington rally to focus on race, justice for slain Florida teen
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 4:11pm.

Tensions are rising nationwide because of the case of an unarmed black teenager shot to death by a Neighborhood Watch captain in Florida. Protests have been held throughout the country. Now a Wilmington man is organizing another for this weekend.

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Economy forces Bladen business to close after 67 years
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 3:28pm.

video After nearly seven decades, a family-owned business in Elizabethtown is closing its doors. It's a victim of the down economy and high gas prices.

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Dredging project aims to fix damage from Hurricane Irene
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 2:46pm.

video With all the jobs in our area that rely on the beaches and waterways, dredging is a big deal. The Army Corps of Engineers just received hurricane supplement money to start restoring channels damaged during Hurricane Irene.

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Edwards lawyers seek leeway in questioning Young
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 11:16am.

Prosecutors have asked the federal judge overseeing the upcoming criminal trial of John Edwards to limit how much evidence can be introduced from the recent legal fight over ownership of a sex tape featuring the former candidate.

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Patients of disgraced doctor have month to pick up medical records
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 11:11am.

Patients of a Wilmington doctor who pleaded guilty last week to illegally prescribing narcotics and attempting to traffic opium have a short window to get back their medical records.

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