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Happening Tomorrow: US Open King Mackerel Tournament

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videoHappening tomorrow the 2014 US Open King Mackerel Tournament kicks off in Southport. Join more than 400 boats filled with anglers hoping to reel in a King that nabs the Grand Prize of $25,000. The event began 34 years ago and is now considered one of the premiere fishing events on the East Coast. Full story...
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Navassa man from Honduras facing child sex charges

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A Honduran national arrested early Sunday in Brunswick County is accused of fondling himself in front of children and touching two girls in 2005 and 2010. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police investigating another shooting in Wilmington

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Wilmington Police responded to more shots fired in the 700 block of Nun Street Tuesday night, according to dispatchers. Full story...
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Wilmington man convicted of 2012 robbery of Papa John's delivery driver

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videoA Wilmington man with an extensive criminal history is going to prison, and he could face up to twenty years behind bars after a conviction in federal court Tuesday. Full story...
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Wilmington's Wil Baumann leads ACC in punting

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videoWil Baumann is having quite a season for the Wolfpack. Baumann currently leads the ACC in punting average. The NC State senior is a Hoggard High graduate. Full story...
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Seahawks break home soccer attendance record and they beat the Tar Heels too

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videoJamie Dell scored twice, including the game-winner, as #22 UNCW topped 10th ranked UNC Chapel Hill 4-3 before a UNCW Soccer Stadium attendance record of 2,613 on Tuesday. We had coverage from the UNCW-UNC game, plus Laney-Topsail soccer too. Full story...
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Carolina Beach residents voice opinions on upcoming projects

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videoCarolina Beach residents got to voice their opinions on some upcoming improvements to the area at an open house meeting Tuesday night. Full story...
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Health officials say NC infant mortality rate down

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State health officials say North Carolina's infant mortality rate in 2013 matches the rate three years ago as the lowest ever. The Public Health Division of the Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday the rate for 2013 was 7.0 per 1,000 live births. Full story...
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UPDATE: Student shot twice; gunman turns himself in

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videoPolice in Albemarle said one student was shot at Albemarle High School Tuesday morning. Albemarle Police Chief William Halliburton said the suspected shooter is Jalen Russell. Halliburton said the shooting victim is 16-year-old Bernard Miller. Authorities corrected an earlier report that the victim was 17 years old. Full story...
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Authorities report death at Charlotte plant

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Emergency personnel in Charlotte say a worker at a recycling plant has died in an industrial accident. Multiple media outlets report the unidentified worker died around 1 p.m. Tuesday at Source Recycling. Full story...
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McCrory makes picks to coal ash panel he opposes

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Gov. Pat McCrory has made three appointments to the new Coal Ash Management Commission formed to decide how much industrial waste Duke Energy is required to clean up from its 33 unlined dumps across North Carolina. McCrory opposed the legislature's creation of the nine-member panel, which he says violates the state constitution by removing control of the ash cleanup from his administration. Full story...
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Union County man charged with second-degree murder

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A Union County grand jury has indicted the stepfather of 4-year-old child abuse victim on a second-degree murder charge. Multiple media outlets reported that the indictment was handed up Monday afternoon against 25-year-old Joshua Houser. Kilah Davenport died March 13. Full story...
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New hotel to be built at Biltmore in Asheville

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Biltmore is building a second hotel at Biltmore Estate that's expected to create about 230 jobs. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported construction is expected to begin by mid-October. The Village Hotel will have 209 guestrooms and is expected to open in November 2015. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Carla Bromstead

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videoThis week's Teacher of the Week started working in the classroom as a volunteer in her 20s. "As soon as I started volunteering in the classroom, I knew it was for me," said Mary C. Williams Elementary teacher Carla Bromstead. Full story...
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Black drivers searched more than white drivers according to WPD Internal Affairs Report

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videoIf you're a black male in Wilmington, you're more likely to get pulled over and searched at traffic stops. That's according to a 2013 Wilmington police Internal Affairs Report. Full story...
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