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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Kure Beach commissioner resigns after pot charge
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 4:40pm.

A Kure Beach commissioner arrested on drug charges has resigned. Barry Nelder's resignation is effective today.

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McIntyre: Focus should be local, not on Washington in wake of credit downgrade
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 4:28pm.

We caught up with Rep. Mike McIntyre today in Brunswick Ccounty and asked him for his thoughts about Standard & Poor's downgrade of America's credit rating. The congressman says southeastern North Carolina cannot focus on the debate in Washington, but rather should focus our attention here locally to boost our own economy.

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Strickland turns self in after more vandalism at Soles's house
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 4:25pm.

video Another strange chapter in the relationship between R.C. Soles and a teenage boy. Allen "Frog" Strickland turned himself in this morning after yet another vandalism incident at the former senator's house.

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Local designers compete for national prize
Submitted by IE on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 4:13pm.

A Wilmington boutique has entered a national fashion design competition where the winner will win a $40,000 cash prize.

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Bruns. Co. Early College HS heads back to class with new focus
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 3:26pm.

video It was back to school today for hundreds of students at Brunswick County Early College High School. This year is a special one for the school. It is the first year BCECHS will be take part in a national program that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math.

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I-40 stop leads to big drug bust
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 3:13pm.

In all detectives say they found about 700 bags of Heroin valued at approximately $21,000 and about one pound of marijuana valued at more than $1,000.

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Burn ban lifted in eastern NC
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 3:07pm.

The state has lifted a burn ban for much of eastern North Carolina, including the WWAY viewing area.

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N. 3rd St. improvement work begins
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 3:03pm.

According to the city, crews will do prep work this week, but starting next Monday, major construction will begin in the area of North 3rd Street between Market and Princess Streets. This will include the intersection of 3rd and Market Streets.

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