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Home sales in N.C. retiree hotbeds plunge $3B, Wilmington leads fall

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Residential sales in North Carolina retirement “hotspots” dropped by $3 billion in the past three years, Wilmington and Asheville accounted for almost half of that decline - reports the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Full story...
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Fire leaves Wilmington family homeless

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A fire in Wilmington leaves a family without a home tonight. The home on 7th Street went up in flames just before 8:30 a.m. Full story...
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Wounded Warriors bike into town

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Brave men and women injured in battle biked for a cause today. Community members came together to support the veterans and active duty men and women. Full story...
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The battleship will actually float Friday

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"There is a common misconception that we are stuck in the mud," says Heather Loftin, Promotions Director. "Really, we just need a high enough tide to help lift this World War II vessel. It's a rare occasion, that also happened following Hurricane Floyd and the March storm of 1993." Full story...
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VOTE 2010: New Hanover Co. Commission candidate Deborah Butler

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video As election day nears, this week we're getting to know the candidates for New Hanover County Commission. Today we meet attorney Deborah Butler, who says she's ready to be a firm and fair County Commissioner. Full story...
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Crash victim sues city, police officer

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The City of Wilmington is asking for an extension after man filed a suit against a Wilmington Police officer and the city stemming from a crash involving the officer nearly two years ago. Full story...
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Credit education company to open call center, create jobs

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American Credit Financial says it will open a new call center in Wilmington and hire 70 people within the next year. The credit education company tries to teach customers how to fix their bad credit. Full story...
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Allegiant Airlines pledges new low-price guarantee

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Allegiant, which operates at Wilmington International Airport, announced it is officially pledging the best travel deals to its customers. Full story...
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Secretary of the Navy will visit Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

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Tuesday, October 12, 2010, the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA will be host to the Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, in celebration of the 235th birthday of the U.S. Navy. Full story...
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Redistricting could cost school district big money

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video An effort to control school overcrowding in New Hanover County may mean a loss of funding to the tune of more than $750,000. Full story...
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