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FIRST ON 3: Michigan says incentives led 'Iron Man 3' to NC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 9:20am.

According to the Detroit Free Press, Michigan originally offered Marvel $13 million in incentives, but upped that to $20 million to match North Carolina. The Michigan Film Office told the newspaper that the film chose North Carolina instead because the money was guaranteed.

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Alfy Hill gets offer to play for USC Gamecocks
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 9:19am.

video The South Carolina Gamecocks made a formal offer to former West Brunswick Trojan Alfy Hill earlier this week. The former Trojan defensive lineman and linebacker won't be eligible to play division one football until 2013 though after stops at Alabama, East Carolina, Itawamba CC and Los Angeles Valley CC where Hill currently plays.

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Gov. Perdue suggests ignoring constitution and letting Congress skip elections; Updated with audio
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 9:09am.

"I think we ought to suspend, perhaps, elections for Congress for two years and just tell them we won't hold it against them - whatever decisions they make - to just let them help this country recover. I really hope that someone can agree with me on that," Perdue said.

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Thalian Hall hosts Taste of the Town.
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 8:45pm.

A fundraiser called Taste of the Town combined Wilmington's favorite arts venue with lots of opportunities to eat downtown on Tuesday night.

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Mother of Twins Club offers deal on baby stuff
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 4:27pm.

Are you in the market for some baby items? There will be plenty to choose from this weekend during the Cape Fear Mother of Twins Club Fall Thrift Sale and Fundraiser.

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Wilmington businesses offer e-waste recycling
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 4:24pm.

If you have some dusty old monitors taking up space in your home, Your Computer Friends and PODS will take them off your hands for a small fee.

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ONLY ON 3: Leland councilman's domestic violence charge dropped
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 3:27pm.

Leland Police charged Herbert Barnes with assault on a female after an incident at his home in March. This morning the case was dismissed.

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Downtown business just finding out about 2008 sign ordinance change
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 3:06pm.

video Signs, signs, everywhere signs. But in downtown Wilmington, some business could be in violation of a city ordinance, and that could mean big bucks in an already tight economy.

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