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ONLY ON 3: Gov. Perdue cutting CFCC Marine Tech Program because it's "high cost"

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video It's the crown jewel of Cape Fear Community College. The Marine Technology program has been around for more than 45 years, but now it's on the budget chopping block. But now the governor says she is not targeting the program... totally. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: NC's new film incentives paying off in Hollywood East

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video Quiet on the set! Wilmington is back in the movie business. Many folks say the film incentives offered here in North Carolina are working, bringing television shows and films to the Wilmington area, which means lights, camera, action for Hollywood East. Full story...
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Saffo wants to alert residents via certified mail about the Market Street Corridor Plan

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video Many drivers out there try to avoid driving on Market Street for one reason or another. Now the city of Wilmington is planning ahead and looking to make some major changes but like everything else it'll take time and money. The city presented its plan on how to make it's mark on Market Street. Full story...
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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: "One Tree Hill" gives back

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video Stars from the popular CW series took time out of their schedules to meet and greet fans and raise money for a good cause. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: 'Teen Spirit' to hold open casting call Saturday

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The ABC Family original movie "Teen Spirit" is looking for young adults who can pass for all types of teenagers popular kids, jocks, nerds, EMO, goth, hipsters, etc. to fill the student body of an "All-American stereotypical high school." Producers are also looking for background actors of all ages to play parents, senior citizens, restaurant patrons, etc. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Three recent deaths attributed to heroin overdoses

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The Wilmington Police Department is investigating three fatal heroin overdoses since Friday, February 25, 2011. The substance is individually package in bindles labeled "Black Magic." We strongly advise anyone who comes in contact with this substance to contact your local law enforcement agency. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Behind the scenes of 'Another Cinderella Story'

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videoGet your glass slippers polished and your pumpkin warmed up, Wilmington is now home to a fairy tale. The Warner Bros. production "Another Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song" has been filming in the area for weeks. Today WWAY got a sneak peak behind the scenes. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Flip's sign can stay (for now) after city realizes mistake

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videoThe owner of Flip's Bar-B-Que House on Oleander Drive received a notice from the city to take down his sign by tomorrow, but after we started making calls, the city says it made a mistake, and the sign can stay up a little longer. Full story...
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A sweepstakes parlor moves out; a hookah bar moves in

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video Many sweepstakes parlors left town after North Carolina banned them but those weren't the only businesses forced to close their doors. A ban on hookah bars left many business owners with nowhere to turn one couple is ignoring the ban and hoping for better luck in a new location. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Goolsby says US 17 signs would replace old ones; DOT says probably not

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Sen. Thom Goolsby says his plan to rename US 17 will not spend unnecessary money. Today Goolsby clarified his bill, which calls for $100,000 in DOT money to pay for new signs. The senator says the legislation will only replace signs that are in need of repair. Those signs would then have the name "US Marine Corps Highway." Full story...
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