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Two teens charged with having high grade marijuana

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During a routine traffic stop on June 24th at approximately 10:00 pm on Hwy 74 a pound of high grade marijuana was seized from a Toyota 4-Runner driven by a Robert Weaver Wood. The marijuana’s street value is estimated at $6,000. Full story...
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House fire at Figure 8 causes $1 million in damage

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A security guard notified 911 that a residence at 3 Skimmer Road was on fire. Firefighters from New Hanover County Station 62 arrived and found heavy smoke and flames visible from a three story residence. Full story...
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Front Street Improvement Project completed ahead of schedule

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Street paving today and tomorrow on Front Street are among the last major tasks to complete the improvement project, which the city anticipates will be done two weeks ahead of schedule and open to pedestrians for the busy July 4 weekend. Full story...
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City gets another $2 million in federal stimulus funding for Cross-City Trail

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The city has received another $2 million in federal stimulus funding for Phase III the Cross-City Trail. Full story...
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Fire Commission and Town Hall meetings tonight

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video New Hanover County Commissioners will host two meetings this evening to help educate residents on recommended changes in fire service delivery and to gain citizen input on issues important to them. Full story...
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Senate candidates debate in Wilmington

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The first debate of the campaign was held in Wilmington on Saturday between incumbent Richard Burr, democratic challenger Elaine Marshall and libertarian Michael Bietler. All candidates made a point of attacking the current system in Washington. Full story...
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Deadly fire ruled an accident

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New details about a fire that claimed one life Friday evening in Wilmington. Investigators have ruled the fire at 805 Mercer Ave. to be accidental. Full story...
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Credit card fees cutting into small businesses

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Credit card companies can no longer increase interest rates for responsible consumers, but they have increased fees for small businesses. At 17th Street Deli in Downtown Wilmington credit card companies increased the fee on each transaction by half a percent. Just to swipe the card costs at least 12 cents for a credit card and 25 cents for a debit card. Full story...
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Boys' lemons aid Gulf Coast fisherman

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videoSix-year-olds Hunter and Fisher Marshall went online with their mom and found a fisherman in great need of financial help. They have raised close to $200 selling lemonade. Full story...
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Business delivers beer, controversy to beach

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videoYou're sitting on the beach enjoying a cold beverage and you run out of beer. No need to make a beer run, the beer now comes to you. But the new business, called the Brew Thru, is also delivering controversy to Carolina Beach. Full story...
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