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Pier is local landmark

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videoIf you've ever visited Wrightsville Beach, there's no doubt you've caught a glimpse of Johnny Mercer's Pier -- a local landmark and as one man describes "the gem of this beach town." Full story...
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Local law enforcement teaming up to fight violent crime

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videoLocal law enforcement agencies are teaming up to tackle violent crime in the greater Wilmington area. Police aren't sure if recent shooting are gang-related, but cracking down on gangs is one way they are trying to curb violent crime. Full story...
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Man runs around the country, passes through our area

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A man is running thousands of miles around the perimeter of the country and he passed through our area today. Full story...
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State employee connected to Wright's investigation retires

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A state employee subpoenaed in connection with Representative Thomas Wright's campaign finance investigation has resigned in the midst of the scandal. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach installing security cameras

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Wild behavior at Wrightsville Beach is making news around the state. The town has allocated $10,000 to purchase surveillance cameras for the beach's downtown area. Full story...
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Covered signs are for work on bridge

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As you drive around Wilmington you may have noticed road signs, covered over with black. And you may be wondering what's hiding underneath. You can see them as you drive north on Martin Luther King Highway and again as you head back toward town. They're not just on the highways a few can be spotted on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Bill would ban tobacco at schools

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No more smoking in the boys' room. That's the way it will be if the tobacco-free schools bill passes. If signed by the governor a bill passed in the General Assembly would mean the end of tobacco products, at any time, on school premises. Full story...
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Woman loses 100 lbs., wins Extreme Makeover

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videoIf you had the chance to dramatically transform your physical appearance, would you do it? With the help of ABC one woman made some big changes. Makeover winner Heidi Ecker said, "I'd been overweight my whole life, I was a size 24 and I just wasn't happy." Full story...
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Tips for making your home environmentally friendly

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People all over the world this weekend attended tuned in and logged on for the Live Earth concert series that promoted going green. So what can you do to make your home environmentally friendly? Full story...
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Arrested doctor speaks out about closed clinic

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videoFirst we brought you the story of Atlantic Health Clinic in Wilmington abruptly shutting down. Then we discovered authorities arrested the doctor at the clinic. Now Dr. Wesley Johnson is speaking exclusively to WWAY NewsChannel 3's Meghan Torjussen about his arrest, saying it's not what it seems. Full story...
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Murder victim's mother wants justice

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The mother of a man killed more than three months ago still wants justice for her son. Someone killed Ronald Conyers Jr. in March. His case remains unsolved. Full story...
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Two men turn selves in for shooting

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Police say two men have turned themselves in after allegedly shooting a Wilmington man Sunday afternoon. Full story...
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Flood insurance rates may soar along coast

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videoThousands of coastal North Carolina residents could see insurance rates rise this fall as state regulators weigh higher insurance costs against the rising cost of protecting homes. Full story...
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Co-owner of Leland flooring store under investigation

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videoA consumer alert tonight: a growing number of people tell us they've been scammed by a local flooring company. This story had not even aired yet and we were already getting numerous calls into the newsroom about the man being investigated. Full story...
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Pool safety important for children

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videoKids and swimming pools, it can be a deadly combination. Pool safety experts say it only takes a second for a child to get injured, or drown, but there are things parents can do to keep their kids safe. Full story...
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