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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Suspect arrested for fire at Independence Mall

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Wilmington Police arrest a suspect after they say a fire was intentionally set at Independence Mall. Police arrested William Peacock, 48, who they say started the fire at Belk that caused it to be closed Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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Despite better national numbers, local job market still tough

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video New data from the US Labor Department show signs of hope for the job market. The number of people applying for unemployment benefits nationally dropped to its lowest since 2008. But is the Cape Fear seeing a similar situation? Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: What prompts SABLE to take flight?

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video Law enforcement says the SABLE helicopter is a very effective tool to track down suspects or missing persons. This morning, though, Wilmington Police called in SABLE after a vehicle was broken into. Was that a good call? Full story...
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Nourish NC sends food home for the holidays

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About 100 happy volunteers were on hand at Murray Middle School Wednesday night to help fight hunger over the holidays. Full story...
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Using social media out of town could make your home target for thieves

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video The month of December sees a high rate of burglaries year after year, and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says many times people using social media are making themselves a target for thieves. Full story...
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Kids donate to Toys for Tots as deadline nears

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Last week it was elves. Today we had some very special reindeer stop by our station. Full story...
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Police not sure where, why NHHS student shot near campus

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Wilmington Police say a New Hanover High senior was shot in the leg near the school and was taken to the hospital. Police are still trying to figure out exactly where the shooting happened and just what happened to send a young woman to the hospital and close down the school. Full story...
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UPDATE: State denies charter school application for Virgo; school board reacts

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video The application passed its initial review yesterday by a sub-committee; however, when the application came before the entire board today, it was denied with the primary reason being concerns about the design of the governance of the proposed charter school board. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: CFPUA tables vote on holiday bonuses for employees

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video Recent decisions by Wilmington City Council and the Brunswick County School Board to hand out employee bonuses have upset many tax payers. The question of pay hikes during the down economy was up for debate again this morning; this time by the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: UNCW to consider tuition hike Friday

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Students at UNCW could be in store for yet another tuition and fee hike. The Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Friday. Full story...
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