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DEA looking for Ebonics translators

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video Ebonics, or African-Americanized English, is causing headaches for the US Department of Justice. So the Drug Enforcement Administration is looking to hire nine translators to listen to wiretaps especially in the Southeast. Full story...
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Brunswick deputies bust reputed gang boss

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Larry Ronald Capps, Jr., is the President of the local Cape Fear Chapter, Red Devils Motorcycle Gang. The Red Devils are an outlaw motorcycle gang which is affiliated with the Hells Angels Motorcycle Gang. Items seized during the search warrant provided a great deal of proof of gang affiliation. Full story...
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Topsail mayor says town, island dodged Earl's bullet

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Calm seas returned to Topsail Beach today, which helped kick off the holiday weekend. The dunes and beaches of Topsail Island managed to escape disaster from Hurricane Earl. Full story...
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Visitors beat heat at beach a day after Earl

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video Many people thought Hurricane Earl was going to swoop in and ruin their Labor Day weekend here in the Cape Fear region. Instead, the sun was shining today, and there was not a cloud in the sky. Beachgoers say they couldn't ask for better weather. Full story...
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Investigators: Man killed in fire set blaze

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The New Hanover County Fire Marshal says 66-year-old Peter Darius used a large amount of flammable liquids to set the fire at 307 Putnam Drive August 15. Full story...
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UPDATE: Second bank robbery false alarm

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We were getting reports that a second bank was robbed today but it was a false alarm. This one is the Wachovia on Market Street in Porter's Neck. Ramon got there and was told there was some sort of mix-up. Full story...
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What to do with that old TV, computer or cell phone

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We'll accept every type of data transmitting electronic device that you would like to dispose of and also old toner cartridges. Full story...
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Another bank robbed in Wilmington

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A week after arresting a man in connection with two bank robberies, Wilmington Police are looking for another financial fugitive. A robber hit the BB&T on South College Road and Oriole Drive just before 10 a.m. Full story...
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Dated medical supplies heading overseas to help

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Mission Ready is a program that collects expired medical and surgical supplies that cannot be used in the US due to strict guidelines. Doctors say the materials and supplies are still fine to use, especially in places like Haiti, which is still recovering from January's devastating earthquake. Full story...
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With Earl gone, Freeman Park reopens

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Freeman Park has been closed since Wednesday evening due to high surf conditions caused by Hurricane Earl and Tropical Storm Fiona. Full story...
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