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WPD bomb squad investigating mailbox explosions

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videoThe Wilmington Police Bomb Squad is investigating a series of small mailbox explosions that happened between noon today and 4:30 p.m. Full story...
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Officials announce 1,300 jobs coming to Wilmington

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videoGovernor Pat McCrory announced this afternoon that Vertex Rail will be adding 1,300 new jobs at the former Terex Crane facility located on Raleigh Street in Wilmington. The company will manufacture rail tank cars which are in high demand to transport crude oil from North Dakota, Texas and other energy-producing states. Full story...
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Deputies investigating after bullet hits home in Kings Grant

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videoDeputies are investigating a shooting they say sent a bullet into a living room where people were inside at a home in Kings Grant last night. Full story...
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Police: Man robbed at gunpoint after giving suspect cigarette

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Police are investigating after they say a man was robbed at gunpoint when he was walking to friend's house, after giving the suspect a cigarette. Full story...
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Wilmington couple wins $640,000+ after fishing winning lottery ticket out of their trash

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videoWilmington residents Joseph Cobbs III, a furniture deliveryman, and his fiancé Kendra Batts, a certified nursing assistant, are in a state of disbelief after learning they won more than $640,000 on the Carolina Cash 5 drawing. Full story...
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Cucalorus kicks off its 20th year

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videoIt is that time of year the Cucalorus Film Festival is here and their kickoff party happened Wednesday night at the Bellamy Mansion in Downtown Wilmington. The party kicks of the 20th year of the Cucalorus Film Festival. The first full day of films begins Thursday. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: "Relive Your Dream"

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videoLet's face it, the older we get the harder it can get to be as active as we were in the younger years. This week's Extraordinary Person of the Week doesn't live by those standards. Matter of fact, at the age of 80, Dick Secondo is running circles around some folks half his age. He wants others here in the Cape Fear to realize that age doesn't have to be a number! Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: 1,000+ jobs coming to Wilmington

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video Governor Pat McCrory is scheduled to attend a news conference Thursday, where officials will announce more than 1,000 new jobs appear headed to New Hanover County. Full story...
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Despite arson, fabric business open

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videoOne Wilmington business ravaged by a fire will move into a new building in the new year. The owner says, however, she's been operating out of her home as she waits for answers from fire investigators. Full story...
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