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WPD continues to search for missing blind man
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 5:23pm.

Wilmington Police investigators once again are issuing an appeal to the public for information about Melvin Jerome Bennett, age 60. Mr. Bennett, who is legally blind, has been missing for the past two weeks.

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Still no answers as 'booms' rock Cape Fear coast
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 4:45pm.

video The booms are back. Around 10 a.m. Tuesday, reports came spilling in from around the Cape Fear of loud noises and shaking. For years, the mysterious booms have confused residents who not only want to know what's happening but why.

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UNCW Entrepreneur Center making changes to help community
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 4:27pm.

video From helping university grads become entrepreneurs to serving business owners in southeastern North Carolina, the UNCW Entrepreneurship Center continues to grow.

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Dow closes above 13,000 for first time since 2008
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 4:20pm.

The Dow Jones industrial average has closed above 13,000 for the first time since May 2008, four months before the financial crisis.

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UNCW chancellor responds to student criticism of tuition hike
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 4:18pm.

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors voted earlier this month to raise tuition next year by more than nine percent. UNCW students have voiced their displeasure, and now Chancellor Gary Miller is responding.

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Three more children injured in fire out of hospital
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 4:15pm.

Three teens injured last week in an Onslow County house fire that killed three of their siblings are out of the hospital.

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Perdue says she'll order delay on NC "ferry tax"
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 4:06pm.

North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue says she has the power to stop unpopular increases on ferry tolls at the coast with an executive order.

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FIRST ON 3: Kure Beach Mayor Lambeth will run against Davis
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 3:20pm.

Kure Beach Mayor Dean Lambeth just confirmed with us that he too will run for State Rep. Danny McComas's 19th District seat. McComas announced this morning he will not seek re-election.

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