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Small businesses make sizable impact

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videoSmall businesses provide most of the jobs, services, and entertainment throughout the country, but when it comes to business in our area, small is relative term.

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Rains cause floods around New Centre

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videoThe rain has subsided, but it's still the talk of the town. Flooding caused all sorts of problems in Wilmington Monday night. Full story...
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Ogden blaze causes traffic problems

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A fire near Ogden blocked traffic for part of the morning on Tuesday. Smoke appeared to be coming from the attic and chimney of a home off Middle Sound Loop Road. Full story...
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New charges filed against Maisenhelder

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Last month, John Maisenhelder was arrested on three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child as the result of a joint investigation between Wilmington police and New Hanover County deputies. Monday, he was served with four additional counts of taking indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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Homes flooded after Monday's deluge

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videoMonday’s heavy rain did more than strand drivers and cause a mess along New Centre and Racine. Floodwaters filled many nearby apartments leaving residents to salvage what they could. Full story...
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Wilmington roads flood as rain comes quickly

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videoFlooded apartments, streets flowing like rivers, cars stuck in the water. That is what it was like in much of central and northern New Hanover County Monday night. The flooding was dramatic in some areas as the water piled up in a hurry. Full story...
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Arrangements made for Sergeant Ed Kramer

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Final arrangements have been set for Wilmington National Guard Sergeant Ed Kramer. Kramer and three other soldiers were killed in Baghdad June 29th when an IED exploded near their HUMVEE. Full story...
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More flooding on Racine, causing some to use shelters

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Apartments on Racine near UNCW flooded, causing New Hanover County Emergency Management officials to open up Noble Middle School as a shelter for those residents who evacuated. Full story...
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Volunteer event looking for work

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A citywide volunteer event is looking for work. Leadership Wilmington is soliciting projects to be part of Work on Wilmington 2010.

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Business booms during the Fourth of July in Carolina Beach

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videoTens of thousands of people took advantage of the holiday weekend to get out and enjoy some of the local attractions. The Wilmington Visitor's Bureau considers the Fourth of July holiday the busiest time of the year for our area. That means big money for local storeowners. Full story...
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Volunteers help clean up Masonboro

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videoBag after bag, volunteers picked up the last of the trash left over from boaters who went to Masonboro Island last weekend. Workers say this is the worst they've seen in years. Full story...
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Federal funds land at ILM

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Almost a million dollars of federal money is soaring its way into Wilmington International Airport. Full story...
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Google Earth shows off all dimensions of CFCC

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videoGoogle Earth allows us to explore the world from a whole new perspective. If you search ‘Cape Fear Community College’ at Google Earth, you can now check out the campus in three dimensions, thanks to a project completed by CFCC graphic designer Don Perkins. Full story...
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Operation Firecracker leads to many arrests

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Law enforcement was out in full force this holiday weekend, targeting drunk drivers, speeders, and other safety violators. Full story...
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Vehicle flipped after running a red light

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A two-car accident on New Centre Drive flipped one car upside down this morning. According to Wilmington police, a Jeep ran a red light at the intersection of New Centre and Market streets. Another SUV traveling across Market Street hit the Jeep, flipping it. Full story...
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