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Perdue's Town Hall meeting shifted focus towards economics

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videoWednesday, Governor Bev Perdue made her long-awaited first visit to southeastern North Carolina since taking office. Her Town Hall meeting on education wound up focusing a lot on economics.

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Deputies looking for man after robbery in Wilmington

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Deputies in New Hanover County need your help finding Charlie Emery Foy, Jr. Just before 10:00 Wednesday night, deputies responded to a robbery at the intersection of Gordon Road and White Road. Full story...
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Informational meeting Thursday for Monkey Junction annexation

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If you still have questions about Wilmington's proposed annexation of Monkey Junction, you have another chance to ask them. There will be an information meeting Thursday night. Full story...
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Texting and driving don't mix

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At times, the Community Action Center in downtown Wilmington is a beehive of activity, but fortunately this afternoon it was a quiet day at 4th and Castle. Quiet that is until the driver of a Honda Accord drove into the middle of the building and caused extensive damage. Full story...
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Azalea Festival gets started by crowning queen

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videoThe Azalea Festival is now officially underway. Today, the city welcomed the first ever Indian American Azalea Festival Queen. "I’m looking forward to everything, the people, the events, the celebration,” said Amrapali Ambegaokar, the 2009 Azalea Festival Queen. Full story...
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ILM cancels flights Wednesday over safety concerns

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Safety concerns at a regional airline carrier grounded some passengers at ILM Wednesday. Atlantic Southeast Airlines, a carrier for Delta flights in and out of Wilmington, grounded sixty flights due to safety concerns. Full story...
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Gov. Perdue visits Wilmington, economic announcement a bust

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Gov. Bev Perdue was supposed to attend a hastily-assembled press conference at Screen Gems Wednesday to make a "major economic announcement."

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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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