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Defining Digital: Why the switch to DTV?

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videoWith the switch to digital television less than four months away, we are trying to help you better understand what's happening. Yesterday we looked at the science behind television and the switch to digital. Today we take a look at why the conversion from analog is happening in the first place. Full story...
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'Kids Making It' helps at-risk youth

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video"Kids Making It" is a wood working program that helps at-risk youth in Wilmington. Full story...
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Biodiesel facility to be built in Wilmington

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A new biodiesel facility has just been approved to be built in Wilmington. The new production plant will be built at the Wilmington state port. Construction is expected to start in about six months. Full story...
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NC law enforcement to help launch crime database

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A new tool aims to solve crimes faster and more effectively. Twenty different law enforcement agencies from across North Carolina came together in Wilmington Tuesday to sign on to an information sharing database. Full story...
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Three arrested in cocaine bust

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A drug bust in Pender County ended with three men behind bars and a kilogram of cocaine off the streets Monday. Full story...
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Local children prepare for kindergarten

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videoThe time has come for four-year-olds to say good bye to pre-school and hello to kindergarten. Full story...
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Jury selection begins in Delgado trial

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Jury selection began today in the trial for a man accused of murdering a local FBI employee. Full story...
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Cigarette tax may increase

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videoTuesday, the state legislature will convene in Raleigh for a short session. Most of the focus will be on Governor Easley's proposed $22 billion budget proposal. Full story...
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Hewett indicted by federal grand jury

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Charges against the former Brunswick County sheriff continue to add up. Now, Ron Hewett has been indicted by a federal grand jury.

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Motorcycle Awarness

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videoThe open road is their playground, and for motorcyclists, the open road can also be deadly. This past weekend, two men died in motorcycle accidents. Police say one biker approached a curve too fast, and lost control. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach may increase property taxes

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videoThe Board of Alderman will consider the increase when it reviews its budget Monday night. Wrightsville beach is considering boosting its tax rate from 6.34 cents per $100 to eight cents. That means if you own a $1 million home, your taxes go from $634 to $800 dollars. Full story...
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Recent rain leads to shellfish restrictions

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The large amount of rainfall we’ve received in the last couple of days has caused large amounts of polluted storm water runoff to flow into local waterways. Due to the danger, the Division of Marine Fisheries has closed some shellfish areas. Full story...
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Southport - Fort Fisher ferry closing

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videoIf you take the Southport-Fort Fisher ferry to work, you may have to find a new way to commute. The ferry ramp needs a tune-up, which means the run will likely be shut down for 2 months this winter. Full story...
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Global Day of Prayer held in Wilmington

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More than three hundred million people in 210 countries prayed together yesterday as part of the Global Day of Prayer. Here in Wilmington, worshipers filled Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church. The original location was Legion Stadium, but the rain forced the event to move indoors. Full story...
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Defining Digital: A Clearer Picture

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videoAnalog. Digital. HDTV. 720p. 1080i. They are a jumble of letters and numbers that will ultimately change the way you watch television come September. But what does it all mean? Full story...
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