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Archive - Mar 2013

Disaster drills prepare people for the worst

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videoThe North Carolina Baptist Men and Women held disaster drills this weekend at the Southport Baptist Church. The organization's goal is to help victims of natural disasters get back into their homes and build their lives again. Full story...
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'Booze it & Lose it' gets an early start this weekend

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videoLaw enforcement agencies didn't hesitate to kick off the "Booze it & Lose it" campaign early this holiday weekend. The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office set up the first check point of the campaign on US 74 near Leland late Friday night. Full story...
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STARNEWS SUNDAY PREVIEW: Without involuntary annexation, city looks at other options

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video Recent legislation in North Carolina has effectively killed involuntary annexation by cities. So how can Wilmington now add communities and continue to grow? WWAY's Cacky Catlett sat down with StarNews reporter Julian March to talk about his story in Sunday's paper. Full story...
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Marathon will impact traffic near Wrightsville Beach Sunday

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videoOrganizers of the Quintiles Marathon are sharing traffic hotspots in an effort to bring awareness to residents and visitors of Wrightsville Beach, Wilmington and surrounding areas. Motorists need to be aware of potential traffic situations and logistics at key times during the event this Sunday. Full story...
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Filming to cause weekend closures on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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Traffic during what is sure to be a busy St. Patrick's Day weekend may be even busier on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge thanks to a filming project.

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BY GEORGE: Is genetic testing for you?

So, you want to know more about the genes that make you what you are? Or, maybe you’re interested in knowing what your potential disease vulnerability is by getting your genome sequenced?

New report reveals Lejeune water contamination began earlier

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videoMarines at Camp Lejeune put their lives on the line for our country, but a study released today shows many of them and their families were being poisoned by water on base even longer than thought. Full story...
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Folks gearing up for St. Patrick's Day celebrations

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videoIt's the middle of march and Saint Patrick's Day kicks off this weekend. That means an even more crowded downtown. Friday night, patrons to downtown were already making plans for Sunday. They say they are staying out of their cars and off the roads. Full story...
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Woods fire in Leland

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video The NC Forestry Service says firefighters are battling a woods fire in Leland, Friday night. Full story...
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Duke falls at ACC, UNCW women's hoops ends season & UNCW baseball loses CAA opener

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videoThe Maryland Terrapins may not make it into next week's NCAA Tournament, but the Terps sure made a big statement on Friday eliminating Duke the ACC Tournament. The UNCW baseball team lost their conference opener on Friday. Click full story to see our highlights. The UNCW women's basketball team ended their season against Delaware. Plus more! Full story...
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