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Brunswick County EMS prepares for emerging diseases
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:38pm.

video Brunswick County is making sure they are prepared for emerging diseases. Today, several agencies came together to make sure they know what to do if an outbreak happens. This simulation was for ebola.

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SBI: Fmr. asst. district attorney charged in forgery investigation
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:25pm.

A former assistant district attorney is out on $10,000 bond for altering court documents, according to the State Bureau of Investigation.

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Three-judge panel assigned for Sledge innocence hearing
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:58pm.

videoChief Justice Mark Martin has assigned a three-judge panel to convene a special session of superior court in Columbus County to hear evidence relevant to the N.C. Innocence Inquiry Commission’s recommendation in the case of State v. Joseph Sledge, 78. Sledge was convicted of killing a mother and her daughter in Bladen County in 1976.

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4 arrested after attempted robbery in Walmart parking lot
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:31pm.

videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies says they've arrested four people accused in an attempted armed robbery in the Walmart parking lot at Monkey Junction.

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Police: Victims kidnapped while pumping gas, robbed at gunpoint
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:09am.

videoPolice are investigating after they say an armed duo kidnapped and robbed two people pumping gas in downtown Wilmington just before dark last night.

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Nature Conservancy protecting 1,000 acres in Onslow Co.
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:56am.

The Nature Conservancy is protecting from development more than 1,000 acres in Onslow County, creating a buffer between Croatan National Forest and Camp Lejeune.

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Brunswick officials OK Holden land buy
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:23am.

Brunswick County Commissioners voted 3-2 Monday to proceed with the $3.5 million purchase of nearly 35 acres for a nature park near Holden Beach, despite threats of legal action by county residents.

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