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Three Wilmington bouncers arrested after early morning fight

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Three bouncers at a downtown Wilmington bar were arrested following an early morning bar fight. It happened at Sidebar, on Front Street, around 2:00 a.m. Officers said they got there just in time to see a bouncer push a male patron... Full story...
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New business takes daycare to the next level

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videoNowadays, opening a new business can be risky, but sometimes it helps to be different. A new Wilmington business stands out due to its late hours. As WWAY's John Rendleman reports, daycare is turning into night care. Full story...
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Help redesign Wilmington's Front Street

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The City of Wilmington wants your help redesigning part of Front Street. The city plans to make Front between Market and Chestnut Streets more pedestrian friendly to help attract visitors. Full story...
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Mothers-to-be concerned about midwives

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videoMothers-to-be in the Cape Fear region are asking where their midwives are. Women who used the two certified nurse midwives at Carolina OB/GYN were surprised to recently find out the midwife service there is no longer available. Full story...
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Budget includes funding for CFCC Marine Tech program

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Cape Fear Community College can rest a little easier. The state has included funding for the Marine Technology offshore training program in the new budget. Full story...
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UNCW is pleased with donations, named one of best colleges

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Despite the economic downturn, people still seem inclined to give to their alma mater. That is the case for UNC Wilmington. Full story...
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Field house, redistricting on New Hanover County School Board meeting agenda

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videoA few items of interest were on the agenda at Tuesday night's New Hanover County School Board meeting. At the top, the future of the New Hanover High School football field house. Another hot topic: the ongoing battle about middle school redistricting. Full story...
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Jap Davis Field House put out to pasture?

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videoThe field house for the New Hanover High School football team was deemed imminently dangerous in December of 2007, but players and coaches have continued to use it until recently. Full story...
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Is Hotel Indigo the right fit for convention center?

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videoThere is a wrinkle in the plan surrounding a hotel that will be built in conjunction with the new Wilmington Convention Center. Hotel Indigo was supposed to be Wilmington’s first boutique hotel, but the city wants to make sure they are the right fit. Full story...
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It is a green light for red light program

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It is a green light for one city program that catches drivers who run red lights. The city's camera program will continue for another three years. Full story...
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Archaeology Week teaches kids about local fossils

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From furry four legged friends to creatures that walked millions of years ago, Tuesday kids learned all about dinosaurs that once lived in our own backyard. Full story...
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Carolina Canines looks to raise $60,000 in 100 days

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videoCarolina Canines for service launched a major fundraising campaign Monday night. The goal of the 100 day initiative is to raise $60,000 dollars. That is the cost to train and place three service dogs. Full story...
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Night Out makes a stand against crime and drugs

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Communities across North America, including several in our area, are joining forces Tuesday night to make a stand against crime and drugs. Full story...
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International Seamen Center helps crew members feel at home

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videoWilmington's state port means big business for our area. To get all that cargo here takes crews from around the world; men who spend long stretches away from their family. But for four decades, one group has tried to make the crew members feel at home in port Full story...
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Healthcare march hopes to raise public awareness

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As the healthcare reform debate continues across the country, nearly one-hundred people gathered in Wilmington Saturday to raise public awareness. Kay Zwan said every American should be able to get access to healthcare. Full story...
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