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ONLY ON 3: Did Assistant District Attorney mess up another DWI case in Brunswick County?

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video Remember the story we told you about a few weeks back, about the Oak Island Fire Chief who's DWI appeal got thrown out of court because the Assistant District Attorney handling the case wasn't prepared? We've learned that that ADA most likely messed up another DWI charge this week. Full story...
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UPDATE: Search suspended for missing boater

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The search for a missing North Carolina fisherman who has been missing off the Grand Strand coast since Thursday, has been suspended. Crews spent the Saturday in the air and on water searching for Thomas "Andy" Richmond, 55, of Ocean Isle Beach. Full story...
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Body pulled from Cape Fear River

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The Wilmington Police Department is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in the Cape Fear River Sunday. Full story...
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Coast Guard, other agencies search for missing swimmer near Surf City

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A Surf City Fire and Rescue crew saw a swimmer struggling in the water about 200 yards from the pier, lost sight of the person and called the Coast Guard for help at about 8 p.m. Saturday Full story...
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DOWNTOWN VIOLENCE: Busy start to holiday weekend for WPD

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Last call downtown was the start of problems for Wilmington Police this holiday weekend. Officers working downtown encountered large crowds and responded to several fights when bars closed at 2 a.m. Saturday. Full story...
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Cape Fear Marlin Tournament Reaches Halfway Point

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video A marlin tournament in Morehead City continues to make headlines because an angler on the winning team did not have a license to fish. This weekend it's Wrightsville Beach's turn to host a marlin tournament. It’s the 37th annual Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament. Full story...
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UNCW students face even bigger tuition hike

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The increase is almost nine times as high as students had expected, but it will keep the university from losing 23 staff and 15 faculty positions. Full story...
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Hair clip changes girl, family forever

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videoIt was a freak accident, but one that will likely have life-long affects. A five-year-old girl from North Topsail Beach fell with a sharp ponytail holder in her hair. She now has traumatic brain damage. Full story...

Search continues for missing OIB fisherman

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videoThe start of the 4th of July weekend is nothing to celebrate for the the family of an Ocean Isle Beach man. It all started with a simple fishing trip, but the boat that left Brunswick County Thursday morning washed ashore on Myrtle Beach Thursday night. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Lifeguards up early, stay late to keep beach visitors safe

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video Fourth of July weekend is here, and area beaches will be flooded with visitors. Crowds formed early on Carolina Beach, but while they come to relax, the lifeguards are here to work. Full story...
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