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Leaders suggest changing work times, following laws to help Leland traffic mess

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videoWith more than two years of construction still to go in Leland, is there anything that can be done now to curb the constant bumper-to-bumper traffic? That's exactly what leaders dicussed with the Department of Transportation in a standing-room-only meeting at the the DOT office in Castle Hayne this afternoon. Full story...
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Residents say town lines make neighborhood 'black hole' for services

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video Residents in a Brunswick County neighborhood say they live in a "black hole." Woodridge, off of Eastwood Lane in Olde Towne, has had flooding issues for years. Residents say they're having trouble finding help because the neighborhood sits in three different jurisdictions. Full story...
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DOT suggests ways to ease Leland traffic

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video Frustrated drivers are searching for answers and tired of bumper-to-bumper traffic between Leland and Wilmington. Full story...
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Leland traffic not slowing down bus routes

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videoTraffic from Leland to Wilmington this morning was better than it's been, but there's still no relief in sight. But did you know you could let someone else do the driving? Full story...
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Fight against book continues in Brunswick County

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video A Brunswick County woman is taking her case against a book used in county school to the Board of Education. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Brunswick Co. School Board can't give itself a raise

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video It looks like the Brunswick County School Board cannot give itself a raise after all. Full story...
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Supply man wanted for sex crimes with child arrested

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video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says a Supply man wanted for multiple sex charges including indecent liberties with a child has been arrested. Full story...
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As Leland traffic crawls, should drivers consider car pooling?

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videoThe frustration for drivers on US 17/74-76 in and out of Leland continues, and so do the ideas on how to fix it. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Fired Leland cop Blasingame sues town

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videoA former Leland police officer has sued the town claiming it fired him improperly. John Blasingame was fired in 2012. Two years later, he filed a lawsuit against the town first in state court, then in federal court. Full story...
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Supply man wanted for sex crimes involving child

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is searching for a Supply man wanted for multiple sex charges including indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Facebook group aims to help traffic-weary drivers in Leland

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videoDrivers on US 17/74/76 in Brunswick County expect backups now, and they might have to expect them for a while. Work to widen the causeway won't be done for more than two years, so a Leland woman says she is trying to help by keeping fellow drivers informed. Full story...
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Man exonerated by DNA after 30 years in prison to live in Bolivia

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videoOne of two men released from prison Wednesday after serving 30 years for a child murder they didn't commit will live with his family in Bolivia. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Brunswick County School Board members approve raises for themselves, but is it legal?

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videoBrunswick County School Board members have a little extra cash in their pockets after passing this year's budget, or do they? Their salaries have gone up nearly 26% in just two years while salaries for teachers continue to crawl. But there are now questions about whether the raises are legal. Full story...
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Former Bald Head Island employees say they feel bullied

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video Bald Head Island insiders say something is going on with the village's management. Several former employees have come forward after nine public safety officers got in trouble for personnel issues, but management refuses to talk. Full story...
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