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WEDNESDAY'S RANT: Bus driver and monitor arrested & fired

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A couple of weeks ago two 13-year-old girls say they were kicked off their school bus at Eighth and Wooster Streets... a part of town with a crime problem... because they were making fun of the bus monitor. The Ranting on this one has fallen into two categories. Full story...
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Inside Wilmington's budget

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video Property taxes alone won't be enough to balance the city's budget Full story...
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Transfers between CFCC and UNCW not as simple as some think

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videoJust because UNCW is close doesn't mean a student's classes from CFCC will transfer to UNCW and count toward graduation. Full story...
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Law enforcement honor fallen with bike ride

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video Today, the officers visited the spot where Wilmington police officer Rich Matthews died on Shipyard Blvd. last year. Full story...
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Troubleshooters update: Magnolia gets a new kitchen

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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. Full story...
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Ashley band prepares for spring concert

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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. Full story...
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Willie Nelson band members to pay $25 fine

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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. Full story...
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Wilmington residents face potential of three tax hikes

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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. Full story...
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Sales tax hike won't stop property tax increase

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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. Full story...
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Jury deliberates in Pierce case

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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. Full story...
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