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NC legislator seeks ban on plastic bags on coast

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A North Carolina legislator wants to ban plastic shopping bags in counties along the Outer Banks, saying they are a trashy eyesore when blowing along beaches. Full story...
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NC lawmakers trying to get bills in under deadline

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The North Carolina General Assembly is working overtime to clear out its files of hundreds of bills before a self-imposed deadline. Full story...
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Hagan seeks answers on Lejeune water contamination

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Sen. Kay Hagan says she is working to get answers about past water contamination at a North Carolina Marine base. Full story...
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Oak Island mayor drops forced annexation

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videoOak Island has been in the process of trying to annex about 1,600 people. Tuesday night, in a surprising change of direction, Oak Island Mayor Johnie Vereen has challenged all the cities in the state to abandon forced annexation. Full story...
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Wilmington man one of five Americans gunned down in Baghdad

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videoNavy Commander Charles Keith Springle, was one of five Americans gunned down in a military counseling clinic in Baghdad by a fellow American. Springle was based at Camp Lejeune but called Wilmington home. Full story...
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A Celebration of Hope honors victims of homicide

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A memorial service honoring victims of homicide took place in downtown Wilmington Tuesday night, called A Celebration of Hope. Full story...
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Man found dead in sand near Holden Beach Pier

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videoA little after 6:00 Tuesday morning, a volunteer out on his regular turtle nest patrol discovered the body of a white male lying face down near the Holden Beach Pier, partially buried by sand. Full story...
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Illegal prescription drug use on the rise

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videoLocal law enforcement agents say prescription drug trafficking is becoming an epidemic. Nearly 75 percent of all drug cases in Brunswick County involve prescription medication. Full story...
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Boseman says committee members caved to Titan lobbyists

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videoAn effort to slow down Titan America's plans for a cement plant in Castle Hayne may be on hold itself. Full story...
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UNCW Marine Science gets a boost from NOAA

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UNCW's Marine Science program is growing. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, is putting up $22 million to fund research, and a brand new research center in Florida. Full story...
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Earlier school start drawing some opposition

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North Carolina students may get the summer vacations cut short. School officials argue that starting school earlier in August would help with exam schedules for students, but the bill has plenty of opposition. Full story...
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Another arrest in robbery and rape in Columbus County

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Another suspect is under arrest, connected to the robbery and rape of a 78-year-old Columbus County woman this weekend. Full story...
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Miss Bessie goes for first motorcycle ride on 102nd birthday

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It was a very special ride for one local senior who celebrated her 102nd birthday. Bess Tancrelle took to the streets on a Harley Davidson this morning while her 98-year-old sister Clara saddled up in the side buggy. Full story...
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Big deposit made thanks to Stamp Out Hunger

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Saturday's Stamp Out Hunger event yielded quite a harvest. Letter carriers in the Wilmington area collected nearly 37,000 pounds of food for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Full story...
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New House districts pass initial vote

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A new map of House districts for Pender and New Hanover County passed a second reading in the House Monday night 116-to-1. Full story...
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