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Inside Wilmington's budget
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Wed, 05/05/2010 - 10:11pm.

video Property taxes alone won't be enough to balance the city's budget

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Transfers between CFCC and UNCW not as simple as some think
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Wed, 05/05/2010 - 4:51pm.

videoJust because UNCW is close doesn't mean a student's classes from CFCC will transfer to UNCW and count toward graduation.

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Law enforcement honor fallen with bike ride
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 05/05/2010 - 4:14pm.

video Today, the officers visited the spot where Wilmington police officer Rich Matthews died on Shipyard Blvd. last year.

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Troubleshooters update: Magnolia gets a new kitchen
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 05/05/2010 - 3:53pm.

We have an update tonight on a Troubleshooters report we first brought you back in February. 82-year-old Magnolia McLean paid a $1,000 down payment to a contractor to build her some kitchen cabinets. He skipped town with her money, and never did the work she paid for.

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Ashley band prepares for spring concert
Submitted by Courtney Brooks on Wed, 05/05/2010 - 3:44pm.

video Music fills the air as Ashley High School's bands get ready for their spring concerts. Ashley High School's symphonic band will perform at Greenfield Amphitheater this weekend for the first time.

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Willie Nelson band members to pay $25 fine
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Wed, 05/05/2010 - 3:25pm.

Members of Willie Nelson's band cited for having marijuana and moonshine will pay a fine that's less than the cost of tickets to the cancelled concert in January.

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Wilmington residents face potential of three tax hikes
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Wed, 05/05/2010 - 3:20pm.

As voters approved a quarter-cent sales tax increase in New Hanover County and the County Commission likely to approve a penny property tax increase, last night Wilmington City Council discussed raising its property tax to help close a budget gap.

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Sales tax hike won't stop property tax increase
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Wed, 05/05/2010 - 3:15pm.

video Even with the sales tax increase, the county is looking at about a $6 million shortfall. Part of the problem is paying for the bonds voters passed a few years ago.

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Jury deliberates in Pierce case
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 05/05/2010 - 3:03pm.

videoThe fate of Anthony Pierce is in the hands of the jury. Pierce is accused of second degree murder in the death of Wilmington police officer Rich Matthews last year.

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Sweepstakes café owners speak out on license fees
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Wed, 05/05/2010 - 2:53pm.

It will cost 24-hour establishments $3,000 per machine per year to operate. For businesses open between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m., it will cost $2,000 per machine per year.

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