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Seahawks fall to JMU Friday afternoon

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The UNC Wilmington will play Old Dominion on Friday evening in the CAA baseball tournament at 7pm. The loser will be eliminated from the double elimination tournament. ODU picked up their first tourney loss on Thursday. UNCW lost on Friday afternoon to JMU. Full story...
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"And the Winner is..." BEST BEACH

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video Spring is in the air, and it's starting to feel like summer. That means it's time to hit the beach. So in this week's edition of "And the Winner is..." we want to know which of the natural treasures along our coast is the best? Which has the softest sand and the wildest waves? Which is the best strand to soak in some rays, build a sandcastle or just frolic in the sun? Let us know which is the BEST BEACH in the Cape Fear. Here's how the votes are washing in (9 a.m. Thurs.):
Ocean Isle Beach - 57%
Carolina Beach - 11%
Sunset Beach - 9%
Wrightsville Beach - 9% Full story...

Beach businesses hope Memorial Day sparks hot summer

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video With Memorial Day weekend being one of the biggest beach weekends of the year, Carolina Beach businesses prepare for the crowds and hope for the best. Full story...
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Wilmington pools not affected by drain recall

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When wilmington city pools open this weekend, there's no need to worry about a nationwide recall of pool drains. A city spokeswoman says the pools are not affected by a voluntary recall by eight manufacturers including a North Carolina-based company. Full story...
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Arboretum certified as wildlife habitat

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The New Hanover County Arboretum is about more than just plants. It's also about protecting wildlife. Full story...
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Children's Museum opens toddler treehouse

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Thanks to a grant from the Landfall Foundation the Children's Museum of Wilmington held the grand opening of the Forest Friends Toddler Treehouse this morning. Tots and families came together to test it out. Full story...
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Wilmington area unemployment down slightly

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The unemployment rate in the Wilmington area dropped slightly last month. The rate was 9.5 percent in April, which kept pace with the state rate. Both were down two-tenths of a point from March. Full story...
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New documentary on Battleship just in time for Memorial Day

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videoEveryone in Wilmington knows the Battleship North Carolina, but how much do you know about it? A new documentary "Battleship North Carolina: The Showboat Legacy" explores both the past and present of the USS North Carolina. Full story...
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UNCW tops ODU... Ashley can't hold on... North can't hold on... East Columbus wins

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video The UNCW baseball team started off the CAA baseball tournament on the right foot. Thursday wasn't just a night for college baseball though. It marked the first night of the eastern high school baseball best of three series for three local squads. Full story...
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Local attorneys arrested on tax charges

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Two local attorneys were arrested Thursday on tax charges. Charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue led to the arrests of Wilmington attorney Dennis Hayes Sullivan Jr., 43, and Brunswick County attorney Sam Edwards, 67. Full story...
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