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Whats Happening: April 2-5

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videoThis weekend the Azalea Festival is not the only thing that will keep you busy. If you have young ones, they will enjoy hunting for Easter eggs. Plus, a Pender County Sheriff's deputy could use your help. Full story...
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Watered down amendment will still prevent many from lighting up

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A proposed law that would have banned smoking in all workplaces, including bars and restaurants, was watered down and tentatively approved in the State House yesterday. Full story...
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Perdue's Town Hall meeting shifted focus towards economics

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videoWednesday, Governor Bev Perdue made her long-awaited first visit to southeastern North Carolina since taking office. Her Town Hall meeting on education wound up focusing a lot on economics.

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Vice President Biden focuses on health care during his visit to Duplin County

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videoVice President Joe Biden spent part of his morning Wednesday in Duplin County. His focus was health care in rural counties and towns. Full story...
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Deputies looking for man after robbery in Wilmington

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Deputies in New Hanover County need your help finding Charlie Emery Foy, Jr. Just before 10:00 Wednesday night, deputies responded to a robbery at the intersection of Gordon Road and White Road. Full story...
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Informational meeting Thursday for Monkey Junction annexation

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If you still have questions about Wilmington's proposed annexation of Monkey Junction, you have another chance to ask them. There will be an information meeting Thursday night. Full story...
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Texting and driving don't mix

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At times, the Community Action Center in downtown Wilmington is a beehive of activity, but fortunately this afternoon it was a quiet day at 4th and Castle. Quiet that is until the driver of a Honda Accord drove into the middle of the building and caused extensive damage. Full story...
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Azalea Festival gets started by crowning queen

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videoThe Azalea Festival is now officially underway. Today, the city welcomed the first ever Indian American Azalea Festival Queen. "I’m looking forward to everything, the people, the events, the celebration,” said Amrapali Ambegaokar, the 2009 Azalea Festival Queen. Full story...
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Students return to West Bladen High, welcomed by metal detectors

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videoIt was the first day back in class since a riot broke out at West Bladen High School on Monday, but before students could get to class, they had to get through security. Full story...
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Computer worm seems to have been avoided

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videoSo far there is no proof Conficker has caused any computer problems, but that doesn't mean we're in the clear. Experts say millions of PC’s could be infected but not show any signs. Full story...
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ILM cancels flights Wednesday over safety concerns

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Safety concerns at a regional airline carrier grounded some passengers at ILM Wednesday. Atlantic Southeast Airlines, a carrier for Delta flights in and out of Wilmington, grounded sixty flights due to safety concerns. Full story...
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Drug arrests made in Brunswick County

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videoOn Wednesday, dozens of suspected drug dealers were taken off the streets in Brunswick County in operation April Fools. Full story...
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Is there too much salt in your diet?

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The majority of Americans are consuming too much salt. That is according to a new report by the CDC. Full story...
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Local unemployment numbers continue to rise

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The news is not good on the unemployment front. The Wilmington area jobless rate rose in February nearly one point from January. Full story...
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Gov. Perdue visits Wilmington, economic announcement a bust

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Gov. Bev Perdue was supposed to attend a hastily-assembled press conference at Screen Gems Wednesday to make a "major economic announcement."

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