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Another home tour sneak peak

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videoWe continue our look inside some of the houses featured in this weekend's historic home tour. When Matthew Tenhuisen and Christopher Gore bought their home in 1996, it was a dilapidated structure that had been destroyed by fire. Full story...
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Going electronic with medical records has numerous advantages

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videoTransitioning from paper to electronic medical records is expensive but many argue an effective way to increase patient safety. Over the past fifteen years, New Hanover Regional Medical Center been making the transition, and they have noticed several advantages. Full story...
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Moped driver gets into accident with four-year-old as passenger

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A four year old is not supposed to be a passenger on the back of a moped. But that is what was happening today in Wilmington, when the moped was hit by a car. Full story...
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Water Street reopens in downtown Wilmington

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Water Street in downtown Wilmington reopened Tuesday. A portion of the street has been closed off since January to repair an underground bulkhead. Full story...
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Conyers murder investigation continues after two years

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It has been two years today, since Ronald Conyers was found dead in an alley near 16th and Nun Streets in Wilmington.

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Gov. Perdue's first meeting in Wilmington scheduled for Wednesday

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videoBev Perdue is scheduled to hold a town hall meeting on education at Cape Fear Community College's North Campus. It is the fulfillment of a campaign promise, sort of.

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Athletic accountability and funding in New Hanover County

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videoLast night, John Rendleman took a school-by-school look at the Title IX compliance issues for the New Hanover County high school athletic facilities. Tonight in part two of his special report, John takes a look at accountability and funding. Full story...
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Trial begins in murder case of Willie Duane Davis

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A trial is underway for a man accused of a murder more than two years ago. Wilmington Police say Nicholas Brown was in the car with three other men on Christmas Eve 2006, when 23-year-old Willie Duane Davis was gunned down on 14th Street. Full story...
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New Hanover County Sheriff's want ankle bracelets for domestic violence abusers

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has applied for a grant to purchase ankle bracelets to track domestic violence abusers out of jail on pre-trial release. Full story...
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Annual Home Tour sneak peak

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videoOwners of ten of downtown Wilmington’s most historic and unique homes will open their doors to the public this weekend as part of the Historic Wilmington Foundation's Annual Home Tour. Full story...
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Study shows mercury not an issue with Carolinas Cement Plant

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A new study says mercury emissions from the proposed Carolinas Cement Plant in Castle Hayne would not adversely affect public health. Full story...
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Title IX issues for New Hanover County athletics

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videoAthletic facilities in New Hanover County are under scrutiny. Changes are underway in order to comply with Title IX after a review by the Office of Civil Rights. Title IX is all about equal rights and equal opportunities amongst genders. In a nutshell, whatever a boys team has, the girls team has to have as well. Full story...
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St. Mary Catholic Church hosts Heroes Despite the Holocaust event

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Holocaust Remembrance Day is fast approaching and Sunday two religions joined forces to remember. Full story...
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Belles gather for tea before Azalea Festival

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The Cape Fear Garden Club hosted the tea and all 124 belles and their mothers were invited. The belles are a part of the Azalea Festival's Garden Tour, and they will appear at all of the homes on display. Full story...
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Governor Perdue schedules Port City visit

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During her gubernatorial campaign, Bev Perdue said one of her first stops as governor would be Wilmington. It's been a few months, but that visit is finally scheduled.

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