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Wilmington port prepares for expansion

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videoThe port of Wilmington has supplied jobs and money locally and statewide for decades. Now it's trying to keep up with the pressure of rapid growth. By 2020 we will see big things from the North Carolina State Ports Authority. Full story...
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Stormwater runoff growing problem

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videoStormwater runoff has become a major issue here in southeastern North Carolina, especially in areas that are growing rapidly. Full story...
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Restaurant faces potential discrimination case

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Thursday night we brought you the story of a Wilmington man who went to a local restaurant and says he was treated differently because of his race. Full story...
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Gay advocates want legal protection from hate crimes in NC

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More than 40 states in the country have legal protection for gays and lesbians when it comes to hate crimes. North Carolina is not one of these states. Full story...
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Wilmington police investigate overnight murder

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Wilmington police are investigating a murder that occurred early this morning at a downtown intersection. Full story...
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Mistreatment at restaurant leaves bad taste in man's mouth

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videoA Wilmington man says he was mistreated at a local restaurant. Billy Brown had dinner at Dragon Garden, but he says the way he was treated left a bad taste in his mouth. Full story...
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Weather blamed for traffic death

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A 23-year-old man is dead after crashing his car into a tree early this morning. Police say weather was a factor in the crash. Full story...
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Cape Fear 2020: Future of Hollywood East

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videoThe trend continues to change in the film and television industry, and as it does, Wilmington tries to adapt to stay in the game. So as we look toward the year 2020, where will Hollywood East stand? That's a hard question to answer since the industry is continually evolving. Full story...
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Kid Cam daycare workers trying to collect owed wages

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videoWhen the Kid Cam Day Care Center on Wrightsville Avenue in Wilmington closed its doors Monday parents and workers with had very little notice. Full story...
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Northeast interceptor work continues

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NEI work deadline pushed back to mid March. Full story...
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Wilmington plans for future of transportation

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videoEarlier this month we told you New Hanover County roads are rated the most dangerous in the state for drivers. It's a problem that could get worse as our area continues to grow. Full story...
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Foreclosure help doesn't apply to many locals

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The federal government has been trying to mitigate the mortgage crisis, but it may not be able to offset the damage already done in parts of the Cape Fear region. Full story...
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Cape Fear 2020: More people, more crime

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videoIt's a fact of life, the more people in an area, the more crime. It's one unfortunate side of our region's growth. Full story...
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Female engineers promoting profession for girls

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videoEngineering is a male-dominated profession in this country, with females making up only ten percent of engineers. Some local female engineers are trying to change that. Full story...
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Scam Jam held to combat identity theft

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identity theft is a growing problem -- especially among the elderly. An event Wednesday in New Hanover County aimed to educate those most vulnerable. Full story...
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