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Three interesting exhibits coming to a close at Cape Fear Museum

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videoTime is running out to catch not one, but three unique exhibits at the Cape Fear Museum. This weekend, it is your last chance to check them out before they are gone. Full story...
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Laney student organizes food drive in honor of Ogden Santa

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The legacy of Wilmington homeless man lives on. Dane Hobbs passed away last week and now a local teen is starting a food drive in his honor. Full story...
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New moms get fit with Stroller Strides

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videoIt's not easy being a new mom. Having a newborn can leave you sleep deprived, socially isolated, and carrying a bit of extra baby weight you'd like to lose. That's why many moms in Wilmington turn to Stroller Strides. Full story...
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CFCC opens doors to new cosmetology facility

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Cape Fear Community College cosmetology students have a new salon to hone their skills. The brand new facility, at the school's north campus in Castle Hayne, is now open to the public. Full story...
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New prosecutor in Soles case, SBI focusing on two investigations

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We now know who will be taking over as prosecutor in the RC Soles investigation, after Columbus County District Attorney Rex Gore stepped down Wednesday. Full story...
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Midwifery practice expands for one Wilmington group

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One Wilmington group is expanding its midwifery practice. The South East Area Health Education Center, or SEAHEC, announced Thursday that Susan Carney will join its team. Full story...
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Wilmington arts education center has DREAMS come true

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Dreams are coming true for an arts education center in Wilmington. The DREAMS Center just got a $400,000 grant for youth mentoring. The funding comes from the Office of Juvenile Justice as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Full story...
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Health care reform takes to College and Oleander

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College and Oleander is one of the busiest intersections in Wilmington, and it regularly attracts people with a cause. Wednesday night it was the location of a health care reform. Full story...
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Council votes Hotel Indigo out, search to start over

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videoWilmington's city council is back to square one, looking for a hotel developer to build next to the new convention center after they voted last night to terminate the city's contract with Wilmington River Group. Full story...
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Happy Birthday World Wide Web!

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videoToday is a special day for the World Wide Web. It is now another year older, but just how old is it? We roamed the campus of Cape Fear Community College and asked a handful of students.

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GREAT program educates local middle school students on gang resistance

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Some New Hanover County middle school students are getting a lesson from the New Hanover County Sheriff's Department. Deputies will lead an anti-gang program at Roland Grise and Williston Middle Schools. Full story...
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City Council terminates agreement with Wilmington River Group

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The City of Wilmington needs a new hotel developer. At its meeting Tuesday night, City Council voted to terminate an agreement with Wilmington River Group. The company was supposed to build the Hotel Indigo next to the new convention center. Full story...
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New Hanover High will have fieldhouse renovated

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Tuesday night there was good news for one of the county's oldest buildings. The school board voted to renovate New Hanover High School's Jap Davis Field House. Full story...
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Students get a taste of Wilmington in Black and White

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In a couple of weeks, hundreds will fill the Williston School auditorium, for a program on the history and future of race relations in Wilmington. Tuesday, community leaders tried to get students to sign up for the course by giving them a taste. Full story...
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Multi-car accident ties up traffic on Market Street

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A multi-car accident held up traffic along Market Street Tuesday morning. It happened around ten o’clock near the intersection of Market and Eastwood and MLK Parkway. Full story...
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