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State issues ozone alert

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The state Air Quality Division is urging North Carolina residents to be careful not only because of the high heat expected today but because of high ozone levels. Full story...
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City Council approves parking ordinance

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A neighborhood next to UNCW has been fighting a parking problem for years. Tuesday, Wilmington City Council approved an ordinance that may be the solution. Full story...
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Detectives investigating two animal cruelty cases

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Columbus County detectives are investigating two cases of animal cruelty, both of which happened on the same day, within miles of each other. One of the dogs was shot in the eye with a BB gun, the other stabbed to death. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Discovering Shallotte

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videoShallotte is the first local town we are showcasing in our series, "Cape Fear Pride." The Brunswick County town has a population of roughly 1,800 people. Full story...
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Flemington Road Shooting Investigation

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A New Hanover County man is dead and his girlfriend is the prime suspect. Full story...
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Carolina Beach residents speak out on town land use plan

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Carolina Beach residents talked to Town Council tonight about plans that could change the face of the New Hanover County beach town. Full story...
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Southeast N.C. under heat advisory Monday

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Southeast North Carolina was under a heat advisory until six p.m. Monday. Experts say 175 people die from heat-related illnesses each year. With our area under a heat advisory, people need to take extra precaution. Full story...
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Local woman starts Saving Animals During Disaster organization

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In the event of a disaster pets are often left to fend for themselves. One local woman decided to make a difference. Full story...
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Company backs out of building convention center

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The City of Wilmington will soon cut a check for almost $500,000 to settle up with the company that was going to build the convention center here. Full story...
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Seniors compete for beauty queen title

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The time to be a beauty queen doesn't have to end after the age of 25 or even 65. Thanks to the Ms. North Carolina America Pageant women 60 years old and over can still vie for the title. Full story...
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One dead, another hospitalized after Columbus County shooting

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One man is dead, another is hospitalized after a shooting in Columbus County. The incident happened early Sunday morning. Investigators say after the driver, Rodney Simms was shot, his car ran into a wooded area off Highway 701 just outside of Whiteville. Simms was taken to the hospital but died shortly after. Full story...
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New legislation ups landfill fees

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Last week state lawmakers passed legislation that would make it tougher for new landfills to be built in North Carolina. Many people are happy about the environmental benefits of the measure that now awaits Gov. Easley's signature to become law. But those benefits could eventually cost you more money. Full story...
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Local veterans hold weekend event at Hugh MacRae Park

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videoIt's the first event of its kind here in Wilmington. Local veterans spent Saturday at Hugh MacRae Park to get to know each other and share their stories. Bob Page was a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne and served in the military for 33 years. He had the opportunity to spend time with other local veterans at a get-together. Full story...
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Coast Guard celebrates milestone

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The US Coast Guard celebrated a milestone this weekend. It was the organization's 217th birthday. Back on August 4, 1790 Congress authorized the construction of ten vessels to enforce tariff and trade laws, prevent smuggling and protect the collection of the federal revenue. Full story...
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Teen robbery suspect facing charges

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A 16-year-old Castle Hayne boy is facing armed robbery charges after allegedly robbing three people at gunpoint. Investigators say the incidents happened Saturday night around 11 o'clock in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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