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ONLY ON 3: Community comes together to help paralyzed crash victim

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videoThe first thing you notice about Selena Utter is her smile. A smile that shows strength inspired by a community that has come together to support her and her family in their time of need. Full story...
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Concerned citizens discuss Greenway project

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videoEmotions ran high in Carolina Beach as folks met with Town Council Tuesday night to discuss the Greenway Bike Path. Full story...
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NC lawmakers examine rules for Uber, Lyft, Airbnb

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North Carolina lawmakers have heard presentations on digital services that allow people to sell car rides through a smart phone app or rent out rooms to travelers. Car services such as Uber and Lyft and short-term rental sites including Airbnb represent a new business model that legislators are studying ahead of the session that begins in January. Full story...
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Court allows gay marriage in South Carolina

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A federal court has cleared the way for gay couples to be married in South Carolina. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, on Tuesday denied state Attorney General Alan Wilson's request to block the marriages while it hears his appeal. Full story...
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Wilmington chef headed to Final Fire competition

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A Cape Fear Country Club chef is headed for Raleigh in the hopes of sinking the state title in the NC Competition Dining Series event the "Final Fire." Full story...
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NAACP, family ask for federal review of Bladenboro teen's death

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video The North Carolina NAACP today asked the US Attorney in Raleigh for a full, federal review of the death of a Bladenboro teen. Full story...
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NC appeals court upholds video gaming convictions

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videoThe North Carolina Court of Appeals is upholding the convictions of two people for violating the state law banning internet sweepstakes games. Full story...
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Roger Bacon Academy considers options after DPI releases salary info

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videoA Leland-based charter school management company is looking at its options after state regulators yesterday released information the company believes should be protected from the state's public records laws. Full story...
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NC Medicaid projects running in black this year

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North Carolina's Medicaid office is predicting a small budget surplus this fiscal year despite higher than expected spending in prescription drug use and continued enrollment growth for the state's health insurance program for poor people. Full story...
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Laney-WWAY Invitational set to tip in November

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videoLaney High School and WWAY will team up in late November for the Laney-WWAY Thanksgiving Invitational. It'll be a two day basketball event. All games will be held at the Michael Jordan Gymnasium. We have details on the updated schedule of play. Full story...
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CFPUA warns of phone scam targeting customers

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is warning of a phone scam targeting customers. Full story...
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UPDATE: Wilmington Police identify victims shot in driveway

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Police are still investigating a shooting they say sent two men to the hospital Monday afternoon, one with a gunshot wound to the foot and the other with a gunshot wound to the groin. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: 911 call describes incident involving Marvin McFadyen

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videoA judge this morning granted a $1,500 unsecured bond for New Hanover County's elections director about 36 hours after he was arrested for assault on a female. Full story...
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Cooper wants more NC schools to get bus cameras

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A panel of lawmakers, safety advocates and health professionals back North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper's proposal to install more cameras on school buses. Cooper says the cameras will deter drivers from skirting around them as they pick up or unload students. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: DPI releases RBA salary info marked 'confidential,' 'trade secret'

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The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has released to several media outlets including WWAY salary information submitted by a Leland-based educational management company for employees who work at four area charter schools even though it was submitted as confidential trade secrets. Full story...
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