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Wilmington City Council selects company for Convention Center hotel
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 08/16/2011 - 9:19pm.

The Wilmington City Council tonight selected Harmony Hospitality to buil the long awaited Convention Center hotel. Plans call for a Sheraton.

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Tourism spending increases in New Hanover county and statewide
Submitted by Laura Seel on Tue, 08/16/2011 - 8:54pm.

Tourism spending is up in New Hanover county. The county ranks 9th in the state for economic impact through tourism.

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NC's first film commissioner dies
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/16/2011 - 4:17pm.

Bill Arnold, North Carolina's first film commissioner, has died at his Raleigh home. He was 75.

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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington businessman up for prestigious award
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 08/16/2011 - 4:15pm.

video A Wilmington entrepreneur is up for one of the most prestigious awards in the business world. His one-of-a-kind business has global appeal, and he calls it an economic stimulus package of sorts.

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NC parents in limbo amid pre-kindergarten battle
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/16/2011 - 3:23pm.

Thousands of North Carolina parents are wondering whether their 4-year-olds will attend taxpayer-paid pre-kindergarten this year despite a judge's ruling that all needy families should have access.

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Woman hit by semi may be cited
Submitted by Jesse Jones on Tue, 08/16/2011 - 3:12pm.

A woman hit by a tractor trailer this morning may faces charges. Wilmington Police say Ruth Henry was crossing New Centre Drive from the east side of S. College Road. With traffic backed up, she walked behind a truck stopped at the light.

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Golf course honors rescue workers, military with free round
Submitted by IE on Tue, 08/16/2011 - 3:09pm.

This week Castle Bay Country Club and Golf Course in Hampstead is inviting all active duty military, police, fire and EMS to join them for a free round of golf. The deal includes green fees and cart rental. All you need is an active ID card and clubs.

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