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CFPUA: Water bills going up 13.1%, restaurants say it will hit hard

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video CFPUA voted today raise water rates 13.1 percent. "It's a needed 13.1% increase in revenue," said Carey Disney Ricks, CFPUA's Public Information Officer. "The tiered rate structure remains the same, but the thresholds for tiers have changed." Full story...
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Student flies high with award winning aerobatic pilot

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The Coastal Carolina Air Show is this weekend at the Wilmington International Airport. A Holly Shelter Middle School eighth grader got the chance of a lifetime to fly with one of the show's aerobatic pilots. Full story...
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Hoggard's Stilman White signs with UNC

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video It's official. Stilman White will be playing college basketball at the University of North Carolina. The Hoggard senior signed on the dotted line at a news conference at Hoggard High School on Wednesday. Full story...
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Technology changing tax filing

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videoYou have until midnight Monday to get your taxes filed. There are lots of forms and lots of ways to file, and technology is changing the way many people do it. Full story...
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Wilmington brain surgery survivor "plays ball"

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video Wilmington 10-year-old Zion Kinlaw played his first baseball game of the season Tuesday night. Kinlaw is a brain surgery survivor. His story which reaches to Chapel Hill and back is simply remarkable. Full story...
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Community speaks out on Wilmington air quality

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video The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources held a public meeting Tuesday night to discuss air quality in the Cape Fear. Since federal air quality standards were changed last June, parts of the region do not meet the new requirements. Full story...
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Start of Civil War excited some Wilmingtonians, saddened others

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video The attack on Fort Sumter, less than 200 miles down the coast, stirred up mixed emotions among the citizens of Wilmington on that historic day. Full story...
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New Hanover willing to accept top bid for chopper

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The top bid in an online auction for the chopper was $425,000. The county had set the reserve at $438,000. Full story...
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UNCW trustees approve three finalists for chancellor

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Today, the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina Wilmington approved a list of three finalists to recommend to UNC President Thomas Ross for the post of UNCW chancellor. The slate of candidates had been recommended by the UNCW Chancellor Search Committee to the Board of Trustees for its approval. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington Chamber asking for Arts Council support; But only if government ponies up tax dollars too

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The Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce sent an email out today (copy below) encouraging business members to join them in pledging their support for a local arts council. But they'll only have to ante up if local government does too. Full story...
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