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HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND: 7th Annual StriperFest

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videoStarting tonight you can reel in a good time with the Cape Fear River Watch as they kick off the 7th Annual StriperFest. At 6 p.m. tonight the festivities begin with a banquet at the Coastline Convention Center. Full story...
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Woman trying to elude police crashes car into utility pole

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Police in Jacksonville say a woman trying to elude officers during a traffic stop caused a widespread power outage when she crashed her car into a utility pole. Full story...
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Navassa's town council meets for first time since mayor was arrested

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videoNavassa's town council met tonight little more than two weeks after their mayor was arrested. The arrest came after another council member said Willis threatened them. Mayor Eulis Willis and the council member whose allegations got him arrested, Minnie Brown, were both at tonight’s town council meeting. Full story...
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Shallotte man facing several drug charges

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A Shallotte man is behind bars and facing several drug charges after a traffic stop. Full story...
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Brunswick County school board discusses new book challenging policy

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video The Brunswick County School board is discussing a new policy for book challenges. It all started with the book "The Color Purple" last year. Brunswick county students, teachers, and parents debated removing the book from schools over a chapter that described rape. Full story...
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Wilmington native, tennis pro talks community reaction to gang violence

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videoWith Wilmington police cracking down on gang violence here in the Port City, community leaders like One Love Tennis program's Lenny Simpson are also reaching out to help at-risk kids find alternatives to joining gangs. Full story...
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UPDATE: Boiling Spring Lakes boil advisory lifted

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videoOfficials with the Brunswick County Public Utilities say it is now safe to drink the water without boiling it in the Boiling Spring Lakes area. Full story...
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Bank employee injured in armed robbery

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videoWhiteville police are looking for the person or persons responsible for a bank robbery. Full story...
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NC public universities eye tuition hikes after 1-year hiatus

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North Carolina's public universities want to raise tuition and fees by an average of 4 percent next year and 3.5 percent the following year for undergraduate state residents. Full story...
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