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Young Black & Under Attack Part 2

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video The Community Boys and Girls Club specializes in helping at risk youth. Full story...
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Portion of Carolina Beach Road closed

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Part of Carolina Beach Road is closed this afternoon, because of a fire at a junkyard. Heavy smoke is blanketing much of the area. From the North, traffic is being diverted to Sanders Road. From the South, traffic is being directed onto Myrtle Grove Road. Full story...
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Stop the Violence Rally

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There will be a Stop the Violence rally Saturday, May 10th at 12:00 p.m. at Robert Strange Park, which is behind the MLK Center. Full story...
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Young, Black and Under Attack, Part 1

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videoWhat are the issues affecting young Black men? We take closer look in our series Young Black and Under Attack. Full story...
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Budget deficit may increase property taxes

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The City of Wilmington is faced with some difficult decisions about how to correct its budget situation. The city is $6 million over budget due to a mistake New Hanover County made calculating the tax rate. Full story...
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Taxi fares going up

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video Wilmington City Council voted to add a one-dollar fee to taxi fares. The surcharge will provide temporary relief for drivers who are responsible for filling up their cars. Full story...
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N.C. sees huge voter turn-out

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The polls have closed across North Carolina. Lines and waits greeted some voters this morning. Record turn-out was expected as North Carolina votes in a presidential primary that matters for the first time in at least a generation. Full story...
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Wilmington considers upping property tax

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The city of Wilmington is facing a budget challenge. The solution city officials have come up with is to hike up the cost of living here. Full story...
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Voters cast ballots early

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As soon as the doors opened this morning people flowed in. Most were prepared for long lines and were pleasantly surprised at how quick things went. Full story...
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Wilmington eases water restrictions

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Following the success of mandatory conservation measures and the steady improvement of drought conditions statewide, the city is easing water restrictions. Full story...
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WWII veterans remembered

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videoIt was an emotional day Sunday at the battleship North Carolina as former crew members gathered to remember the ship's veterans who died this year. Full story...
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Early voting sees large turnout

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All of the signs point to a big turnout for tomorrow's primary here in North Carolina. The state Board of Elections says that by the time early voting ended Saturday more than 488,000 North Carolinians voted early or mailed in an absentee ballot. Full story...
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Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is on its way

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The US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence has once again set off to sea. The Diligence will spend eight weeks in the Florida Straits. Full story...
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USS North Carolina commissioned

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videoShe is now officially the USS North Carolina. A crowd laden with veterans looked on as the flags that had flown that morning on the Battleship North Carolina were hoisted aboard the sub. Amidst extremely heavy security, the Secretary of the Navy was here to give the command that made it all official. Full story...
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Carolina Beach celebrates boardwalk makeover

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Six months of renovations to Carolina Beach's historic oceanfront area were celebrated Saturday. Full story...
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