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Dr. James Dineen buried today; third inductee of Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame to die this summer

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videoDr. James Dineen was a sports medicine pioneer. He was inducted into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame in 2012. Dineen was buried Friday morning in Wilmington. He was 92. Full story...
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Scoreless soccer draw for Hammherheads FC; Sharks & Post 10 both lose in baseball

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videoIt doesn't look like Jordan Hamilton will suit up for the Wilmington Hammerheads anymore. He's no longer on loan from Toronto FC. He's now a member of Toronto FC. Without Hamilton and a handful of other players the Wilmington Hammerheads FC ended up in a scoreless draw with Arizona United SC on Friday night. Plus more! Full story...
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NC House passes bill that protects charter schools from full disclosure

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video A new bill passed in the state house would protects charter schools from full disclosure. WWAY and other media outlets asked for the salaries at the charter schools run by Roger Bacon Academy. We have received teachers salaries, but not management salaries, like Baker Mitchell. Full story...
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Cape Fear Blues Festival kicks off

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videoA weekend full of great music begins Friday night as the Cape Fear Blues Festival gets underway. Full story...
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Visitation for 2-year-old boy run over by car Friday; Likely no charges filed

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videoA funeral service for 2-year-old Carter L. Gilson is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. at Coble Ward-Smith funeral home. Investigators say Carter was run over by 28-year-old Stevie Wallace over the weekend in a private driveway. Full story...
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NC Film Office says production has spent $268 million and created 19,000 jobs in last six months

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As of July 15, more than 40 productions had filed “intent to film” forms indicating that they have filmed or will film in the Tar Heel State. The resulting activity accounts for more than 3,300 production days spread across 35 of the state’s counties. The job opportunities include more than 3,000 crew positions for the North Carolina’s highly skilled film professionals, 500 well-paying talent opportunities and 15,000 background talent positions. Full story...
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Legislature appears intent on protecting charter schools from sharing how they spend tax dollars

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videoThe N.C. House of Representatives today passed a charter school bill that includes a provision to shield individual employee salaries from the public. The bill, which was sent to a conference committee for further revisions, was approved 62-36. Full story...
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Coast Guard rescues 10 boaters southeast of Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard rescued 10 people Thursday after their 22-foot pontoon boat the people were on started taking on water southeast of Bald Head Island. Full story...
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North Brunswick added to BB&T Jamboree

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videoNorth Brunswick High School has been added to the BB&T Jamboree lineup next month at Legion Stadium. This means all three high schools in Brunswick County will be included along with the four high schools from New Hanover County, Whiteville, South Columbus and Wallace-Rose Hill in the high school football showcase. Plus, despite a rainy Thursday night in Wilmington we have an entertaining piece from the Shark Tank! Full story...
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Child killed, charges not filed

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videoA woman questioned in the death of a 2-year-old over the weekend has been arrested again. This time in Pender County for DWI and this is not her first run-in with the law. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Damaged road fixed after report

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videoWe told you last night about Trucking Lane in Brunswick county that was damaged by Duke Energy. As promised, Duke Energy sent out contractors Thursday to fix the road. Full story...
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Customers protest car dealership

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videoA car dealership in Wilmington is under fire. Customers say the cars they bought are not up to par. Several of them gathered to protest across the street from Lovitt's Auto and Truck Center on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...

Wilmington man pleads guilty to 2nd degree murder

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video22 year-old Terrell Robinson appeared in court today for the gang-related shooting of a young man in 2012. Robinson plead guilty to a 2nd degree murder charge. Now, family friends that were at the murder are speaking out against gang violence. Full story...
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Dredging creates a bird refuge

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video Eight islands in the Cape Fear prohibit people, so another species can call them home. It's a spot on the Cape Fear River normally closed off to the public. Lindsay Addison researches and tracks 20 different species of birds on eight different islands. Full story...
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City Manager, Police Chief get 1.5% raises

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According to a City of Wilmington spokesman, both City Manager Sterling Cheatham and Police Chief Ralph Evangelous got a 1.5% increase for fiscal year 2014-15. Cheatham went from a salary of $178.932 to $181,636. Evangelous was bumped from $144,950 to $147,134. Full story...
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