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Love arcade games? This auction is for you

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videoIf you have ever dreamed of having your own video arcade game, Friday might be your lucky day. Wilson's Restaurant in Wilmington shut down nearly a year ago. That is where our John Rendleman was Wednesday night to get a sneak peak at Friday's auction. Full story...
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Accident at Pages Creek Marine leaves one dead

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A workplace accident killed a Wilmington man Thursday night. New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies and EMS responded to the call at Pages Creek Marine on Market Street around 5:00 p.m. Full story...
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New Hanover receives H1N1 vaccine

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videoThe H1N1 vaccine has arrived in our area. New Hanover County began giving out the vaccine today, but it's not available to everyone everywhere just yet. Full story...
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Emergency management responds to questions about 9-1-1

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This past weekend a group of neighbors in the Monkey Junction area say they could not reach 9-1-1 when trying to report a fire. County Emergency Services Director Warren Lee looked into the situation and says the 9-1-1 operators on duty during the fire did not follow the emergency management guidelines. Full story...
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One dead, four injured in MLK Parkway accident

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videoOne person is dead and four more critically injured after a car accident that closed MLK Parkway for more than two hours Wednesday morning. Wilmington Police said the car that caused the accident was stolen. Full story...
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United Soccer League discontinues relationship with Hammerheads

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The future of Wilmington's professional soccer team is in doubt. Right now, the Wilmington Hammerheads no longer exist, technically. Full story...
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Crowd fills NHC School Board meeting, concerned over redistricting

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An overflow crowd at Tuesday night's New Hanover County School Board meeting had plenty to say about middle school redistricting. At the center of the crowd that spilled out into the hallway were Ogden parents... Full story...
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City Council votes to rezone area for new school

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There was a lot of news coming out of Tuesday night's Wilmington City Council meeting. First, a chartered public school will soon get a facility. Full story...
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Council approves more downtown bathrooms along riverfront

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In a five-to-two vote, council approved the construction of more bathrooms, and a shower facility for boaters along the Wilmington Riverfront. Full story...
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Carolyn Johnson to be new Wilmington city attorney

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City Council voted in the new city attorney Tuesday night. Wilmington native, Carolyn Johnson, will replace Tom Pollard, who is retiring at the end of November. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Police looking for missing teenager

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Carolina Beach Police are looking for a missing person. Nineteen-year-old Jonathan Brackett has been missing since the beginning of August. Full story...
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Some unhappy with downtown demolition

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More of the old Wilmington Police Department building is rubble Tuesday as crews continue to demolish it. They are making way for a new building for Cape Fear Community College. But not everyone is pleased with the building coming down. Full story...
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Senior citizens visited by local fire departments

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Members of local fire departments are getting to know the senior citizens they serve. Wilmington and New Hanover County firefighters, including both departments' chiefs, delivered meals to seniors Tuesday. Full story...
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Local real estate developer gives boost to UNCW business school

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UNCW's Cameron School of Business got a big boost from a local real estate developer. Tuesday, H. David Swain and his wife Diane presented $1 million to support economic research and business development at the university. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Police looking for graffiti vandals

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The Carolina Beach Police Department needs your help making an arrest. The Carolina Beach Skate Park was hit with graffiti over the weekend. Full story...
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