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Wilmington Residential Facility for Women could be shut down

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videoA local women's correctional facility is in danger of being shut down. Governor Perdue’s proposed budget recommends closing seven minimum-security prisons in North Carolina, including the Wilmington Residential Facility for Women. Full story...
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NHC school budget the topic at a work session Thursday night

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The finance committee will give its recommendations for next year's budget. Board members will be able to ask questions and make their own recommendations. Full story...
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New bill filed for film incentives

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Last week we told you about the effort to raise the state's film tax incentives, or tax breaks given to film production companies, from 15 to 25 per cent. State Senator Julia Bosmean, a democrat, had filed a bill to do just that. Full story...
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Wilmington art community remembers Robert Brown

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videoRobert Delford Brown left his mark on the artistic world. Members of the Wilmington art community are remembering a dear friend. Robert Brown, a well-known local artist, was found dead in the Cape Fear River Tuesday. Full story...
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Deputies make quick arrest in Big Lots robbery

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An armed robbery at the Big Lots on Market Street in Wilmington was solved fairly quickly Wednesday. New Hanover County deputies arrested David Horrell after spotting a vehicle matching a store clerk’s description of the one used in the robbery. Full story...
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Thursday UNCW celebrates Teal Day

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If you are near the UNCW campus Thursday, you may see a “sea” of teal. Today the university will celebrate its first Teal Day, and proclaim it as the official school color. Full story...
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Public information meeting Thursday for Monkey Junction annexation

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Residents wanting to know more about the proposed annexation of Monkey Junction will get their chance Thursday night.The City of Wilmington is holding a public information meeting. Full story...
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Land donated to CFCC for research

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Cape Fear Community College has become the owner of the newly established Judia Blackburn Sanders Nature Preserve in New Hanover County. Full story...
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UNCW students talk business with new Hard Rock Park owner

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UNCW students are getting down to business. Wednesday, executives gave them the inside scoop about the business world. Students were able to ask questions and hear about ways to jump-start their business careers once they graduate. Full story...
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UNCW hosts its second Seniors Health Fair

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Calling all senior citizens. Thursday, the UNCW School of Nursing is inviting you to take part in the Second Annual Seahawks and Seniors Health Fair. Full story...
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Self-contained communities a growing trend

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videoShoppers said what makes Mayfaire so appealing is that they can get their shopping done while getting some fresh air at the same time. Experts said Mayfaire’s success has started a trend in our area. Economist Woody Hall said people are attracted to places where they can find shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. Full story...
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Taxi permits more expensive to acquire

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Getting a taxi permit in the city of Wilmington is going to take a few more steps, which will ultimately cost the cab driver more money, but may make our streets safer. Full story...
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Home sales showing signs of rebounding

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Home sales nationwide unexpectedly rose 4.7 percent in February, but they were down more than 40 percent compared to February of 2008. In Wilmington, home sales increased by a 4.9 percent margin compared to January of this year. Full story...
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Another case of rabies?

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New Hanover County is testing another raccoon for rabies. Employees at the Tidal Market on the corner of Wrightsville and Greenville avenues said they saw a raccoon near the front entrance acting erratically. Full story...
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Update: Body found in Cape Fear River

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A boater made a startling discovery Tuesday afternoon. A body was discovered floating in the Cape Fear River near the battleship around 5:00 p.m. Full story...
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