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Landfall Tradition tees off today

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Six of the nation’s top 25 collegiate women’s golf programs headline a strong field that is poised to compete in the 10th Annual Landfall Tradition at the Country Club of Landfall’s Jack Nicklaus course this weekend. UNC Wilmington is the host school. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' coming to Wilmington, expected to pump $80M into local economy

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video The rumors are true. Tony stark and the third installment of the "Iron Man" movie franchise will fly into Wilmington. The film is expected to bring hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars to the local economy. Full story...
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Cape Fear Fair & Expo underway at the airport

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The lights burned bright in the mid-way and there are plenty of thrill rides for all of the adrenaline junkies as well as some a little more tame. You can play games of chance and of course the food, enjoy all of your fair food favorites with a great selection. Full story...
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City of Wilmington holds public meeting discussing sign regulations

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video An ongoing problem plaguing the city of Wilmington is what city leaders are going to do about sign regulations. With recent enforcement of the current ordinance, business owners have been up in arms. Thursday night the city held a public meeting in which they received feedback from those stakeholders. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Laura Padgett

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video With early voting underway and Election Day right around the corner, we've been introducing your to the candidates for Wilmington City Council. Incumbent Laura Padgett says her experience is an asset to the city and looks forward to continue to improve Wilmington. Full story...
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As public comments near end, debate over cement plant continues

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video The proposed cement plant in Castle Hayne has been the topic of debate for years. This morning, opponents showed how it would affect the Northeast Cape Fear River. Meanwhile, the plant's GM says there's little to worry about. Full story...
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Three locals among NC child porn sweep

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Three men from our area are among 24 people arrested in a statewide child porn crackdown called Operation Spyglass. Full story...
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Governor calls Wilmington news conference, expected to announce 'Iron Man 3'

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Wilmington will host an iron man triathlon this weekend, but it could also soon be home to the latest edition of the "Iron Man" movie franchise. Gov. Bev Perdue has scheduled a 2:30 p.m. news conference for "an economic development announcement." The event is slated for 1223 N. 23rd Street, which happens to be the address of Screen Gems Studios. Full story...
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Laney Bucs earn first league soccer title

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video Until Wednesday night Laney had never won a league title before in boys soccer, but Laney beat Ashley on Wednesday to secure their first soccer title. The Bucs will host a first round state playoff game on Tuesday. Full story...
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Friday football showdown: Hoggard vs. NHHS

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video There is no bigger football rivalry in our area than Hoggard vs. New Hanover. Both teams will enter Friday night's regular season finale with 7-2 records. Full story...
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