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"Educational Alternatives for Suspended Youth" ends Tuesday

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As of Tuesday New Hanover County students who get suspended may not have a place to go to keep up with their assignments. Full story...
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Restaurant owner found dead in river

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One of the owners of a popular downtown restaurant has died. Jim Womer's body was found in the Cape Fear River Saturday morning. Full story...
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Lightning cuts power to traffic signals

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Weekend storms also affected things out on the street. Lightning cut power to traffic signals on several busy streets. City Traffic engineers say the storm affected signals at 55 intersections throughout the City, 30 of which suffered direct lightning damage. Full story...
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Local woman's art to appear on Wheat Thins box

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A local woman whose hobby is geared at encouraging women to dream, just had her own dream come true. April Negron of Wilmington has crafted fairy wings since she was young. Now her creations will be featured on a limited edition Wheat Thins box. Full story...
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Teen girl arrested, suspected of carjacking

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A 16-year old girl is in jail Monday. She's one of two suspects in a carjacking over the weekend. Police say a woman matching Alicia Ramos's description car-jacked a man at gunpoint on Rankin Street Sunday morning. Full story...
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Boat owners need to prep before hurricane season

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Most of us take the proper precautions to protect ourselves and our homes from hurricanes, but boat owners also have to be prepared. Prepping your boat now before the peak of the hurricane season should save you time, money and most importantly, your boat. Full story...
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Thunderstorms knock out emergency lines

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Strong thunderstorms wreaked havoc on the Port City this weekend, cutting connections to some vital emergency services including 911. New Hanover County's 911 Center lost six of its emergency telephone lines Saturday. Telecommunications Director Brenda Hewlett says those lines are still trying to get fixed Monday. Full story...
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Cape Fear Red Cross looking for volunteers

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When a disaster like a fire strikes they jump into action. But the American Red Cross says it is in need of volunteers. Saturday the Cape Fear chapter recruited nearly 20 new volunteers. They attended training sessions, including several courses on mass care and shelter operations. Full story...
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Riegelwood dispute turns deadly

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Authorities say 23-year-old Terrell Brown broke into his girlfriend Ashley Brown's house using a machete. David Simmons was staying with her in the house and the two go into a fight. Deputies say that's when Simmons shot and killed Terrel Brown. Full story...
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Family continues to search for missing woman

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videoMonday marks the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of Allison Foy. She went missing last July after visiting a New Hanover County bar. Her sister is reaching out to the community for help. A picture of Allison Foy has been plastered on local buildings, telephone polls and web sites since her disappearance a year ago. Full story...
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Residents recovering from apartment fire

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videoResidents are still trying to pick up the pieces from last week's fire at another Wilmington apartment complex. It happened late Thursday night at Canturbury Woods. Full story...
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Deadline looming for state budget approval

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The deadline is looming for state lawmakers to approve a final budget for next year. The $20 billion State budget proposal could bring about several changes. The temporary quarter cent sales tax increase will likely become permanent. Full story...
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New Hanover County gets four new fire trucks

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There are four new fire engines in New Hanover County. Wrightsboro Volunteer Fire Department is kicking their 1965 model engine 13 to the curb. It's replacement is a 2007 Pierce Dash fire truck. Full story...
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Affordable Brunswick County housing discussed at community meeting

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Many people who work to protect and serve Brunswick County cannot afford to live there. That's according to a study done by the Association of Community Development Corporations. Friday the ACDC met with locals to see what can be done. Full story...
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Monkey Junction business owners criticize DOT

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Drivers now cannot make a left into the shopping center because of a new center median. The median is designed to allow for extra traffic flow that will be generated by the new Home Depot, opening soon. Full story...
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