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More SmartMeters installed downtown, 400+ expected in January
Submitted by Taylor Yakowenko on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 4:08pm.

videoA project to expand the use of SmartMeters in Downtown Wilmington continues, and city officials hope to install an additional 400+ in the new year.

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Man pleads guilty in 2013 killing of homeless man
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:36pm.

A man who turned himself into police in the 2013 killing of a homeless man in Wilmington pleaded guilty Thursday in New Hanover County Superior Court to second-degree murder.

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DOT: "Causeway project ahead of schedule"
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:14pm.

video The NC DOT plans to work through the holidays to meet an upcoming deadline on the Causeway Project connecting Brunswick County to New Hanover County. DOT officials say that work will not lead to lane closures affecting the holiday traffic.

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North Topsail Beach approves another emergency plan
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 2:33pm.

The Town of North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen passed a preliminary resolution on an emergency protection plan for four lots of land on North Topsail Beach. The purpose of the meeting Wednesday was for the Board of Aldermen to decide if they should make a preliminary decision on extending the sandbag revetment project for emergency protection measures for four lots north of the current sand bag revetment project.

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Men wanted for taking wallet, running up charges
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 2:01pm.

videoBrunswick County Sheriff's detectives are searching for two men accused of taking a wallet and running up charges with a card that was in it.

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Duo pleads guilty in labor trafficking case
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 1:26pm.

videoTwo men arrested earlier this year and accused of being part of a door-to-door magazine sales program that forced young people to work for little pay pleaded guilty today.

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NEW DETAILS: Police say shooting victim spotted walking with wound
Submitted by on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:38am.

videoWilmington Police are investigating a shooting they say sent a man to the hospital after a witness spotted him bleeding on the side of the road.

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Winnabow man charged with assault, firing gun at school bus stop
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:37am.

A Winnabow man is facing charges for firing a gun and assaulting a female with the gun at a Town Creek Elementary bus stop.

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