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FIRST ON 3: Tom's Drug building sold

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A local landmark is off the market. The old Tom's Drugs building on Front Street has been for sale since December. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Delay in Petrolino case shows backlog at Raleigh lab

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videoRandi Petrolino did not show up for her first appearance in court today, but she didn't miss much. Prosecutors are waiting for her blood results to come back from the SBI lab in Raleigh, which could take up to a year. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: WSOC-TV talks to girl about being bitten by shark at WB; Expert says definitely a shark

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video A teenager is recovering after a shark attacked her at Wrightsville Beach over the weekend. Kendall Parker, 13, was back home in Davidson Sunday. She told WSOC-TV in Charlotte she was in waist deep water Saturday at Wrightsville Beach with her dad and brother. Full story...
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Highway Patrol busts 100+ for DWI last week

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117 drivers were cited for driving while impaired, 12 were charged with operating a motor vehicle while less than 21 years of age and having alcohol in their system and 12 were cited for other alcohol related violations. Full story...
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Wilmington Downtown Inc. will meet to discuss Sidewalk Cafes

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This meeting will provide the opportunity for stakeholders to discuss the proposed amendment to the ordinance that is in the process of being drafted for council approval in August. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Finalists for New Hanover Co. Superintendent job announced

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New Hanover County Schools announced this afternoon the three finalists for the superintendent job. Full story...
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Small company makes big move

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Tank Fab in Rocky Point is transporting several large pieces of equipment to Hope, AR. The 160-foot-long equipment is used to preserve railroad cross ties. Full story...
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Wilmington's farmers market wants your vote

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Wilmington's very own Riverfront Farmers Market is in the running for the title of best farmer's market in America. American Farmland Trust is sponsoring the America's Favorite Farmers Markets contest. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. ABC pays thousands for attorneys

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The former ABC Board for New Hanover County paid more than $100,000 to a pair of private law firms over the last two years despite having attorneys on the board and access to the county's attorney - reports WHQR-FM in Wilmington. Full story...
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SE NC gets $22 million from feds for waterway projects

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Southeastern North Carolina is getting more than $22 million from the federal government for beaches and inlets, the Intracoastal Waterway and the Wilmington Port. Full story...
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