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Deputies check West Brunswick HS after Facebook threat
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 9:33am.

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office placed West Brunswick High School on lockdown for a brief time early this morning. A school district spokeswoman says deputies did a security sweep based on a Facebook posting about a threat at the school.

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Man shot in 700 block of North 6th Street
Submitted by Laura Seel on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 7:53am.

At least one man was injured last night in a shooting in the 700 block of 6th Street in downtown Wilmington. Police responded to the call at about 10:15 p.m. near the intersection of Campbell and 6th Street.

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State offers tax break on Energy Star appliances this weekend
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 7:45am.

video In today's economy everybody's looking to save a few bucks wherever they can. This weekend, you may be able to do that in a big way not only at the store, but also at home on your electric bill.

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FIRST ON 3: SBI asked to investigate Bladen deputy for sex allegations involving minor
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 10:59pm.

video Another area law enforcement agency has asked the SBI to help investigate one of its own. Bladen County Sheriff Prentis Benston says he asked the SBI to investigate criminal allegations against one of his sergeants.

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Castle Hayne residents discuss incorporation
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 10:51pm.

video Residents in Castle Hayne have been discussing incorporation for years. The decision to become a town or not will happen with next Tuesday's elections. Thursday voters came together one last time to talk about the issue.

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FIRST ON 3: Former Pender deputy gets split decision on sex charges
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 10:50pm.

During closing arguments the defense successfully argued former Pender Co. Sheriff's Capt. Mark Sloan did not commit solicitation of prostitution because state law says prostitution involves intercourse, which the state defines as involving a man and a woman.

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5th QUARTER: round one playoff preview
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 10:38pm.

video The regular season for high school football is over. The first round of the state playoffs will be contested on Friday. New Hanover versus Hoggard tops the schedule, but that matchup is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Extras! Casting calls aim to fill OTH finale, future productions
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 10:33pm.

video The stage is set. Now all that's needed are the people to fill it. If you've ever dreamed of being in a television show or movie, now is your chance. Hollywood East is once again starting to live up to its name, and that means casting agencies need more extras.

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