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Occupy protestor arrested in Wilmington

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Occupy Wilmington protestors have been getting a lot of attention, but not always the type they wanted. The group protesting Wall Street greed as well as local issues was one member less after an arrest Sunday night. Full story...
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Local stores cash in on Cyber Monday with online deals

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video The holiday shopping frenzy continued today, but this time you didn't have to worry about the crowds. Online shopping is another way for retailers to cash in by offering one day only deals. It's known as Cyber Monday. Not to be outdone, local stores got in on the action. Full story...
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Wilmington teen misses cut at duck calling contest

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Nathan Garrett was the youngest of more than 60 competitors. He did not advance in the competition, but says he had fun and learned a lot from the veteran callers. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Parents of hit and run victim plead for driver to come forward

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video The NC Highway Patrol is still looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured 22-year-old Joseph Earl Jones, Jr. on the southbound side of Carolina Beach Road late Thursday night. The parents of Jones spoke to WWAY and want the driver to come forward. Full story...
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Seahawks fall to 0-4 with home loss to Davidson

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The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team played a nip and tuck game on Saturday afternoon against the Davidson Wildcats. The loss drops UNCW to 0-4 on the season. Full story...
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Shoppers say local all the way on Small Business Saturday

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video For the second year in a row, American Express urged shoppers to participate in Small Business Saturday and stay local when crossing off their Christmas lists. Full story...
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After technical difficulties, the downtown Wilmington tree lights up for big crowd

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The lighting of the Christmas tree in downtown Wilmington started off with some technical difficulties. As the crowd chanted, "Three, two, one," there were no lights to be found. Folks laughed off the technical glitch and waited around for the tree to light up. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington gives gift of free on-street parking

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To kick off the holiday season, downtown on-street parking was free both on Thanksgiving day and Friday. Full story...
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Black Friday shoppers scour Wilmington stores for best deals

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video While many were sleeping off the turkey and stuffing from Thanksgiving, thousands of Wilmington shoppers had already been out for hours looking for the best Black Friday deals. Full story...
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O, Christmas tree! Real tree lovers say fake ones can't compete

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While many families have moved toward artificial trees, many still find joy in picking out that favorite fir. Whether you prefer a 10-footer or a Charlie Brown-style tree, you can find it all this season. Full story...
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