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80-year-old suspect in death of wife suffering from Alzheimer's

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The Onslow County Sheriff's Office is investigating whether an 80-year-old man shot and killed his wife at an Alzheimer's care center before turning the gun on himself. Full story...
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New Hanover superintendent search going national

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video The New Hanover County School Board is moving forward with its search for a new leader to replace retiring superintendent Al Lerch. Full story...
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Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board approves 14% rate hike

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The Board of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority considered and approved a 14% rate increase effective May 1, 2010. Full story...
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Hookah bar fined for violating smoking ban

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video North Carolina's indoor smoking ban took effect January 2. You knew it was just a matter of time before a business in the area would get hit with a violation. Full story...
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NJ double murder suspect caught in Whiteville

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video US Marshals have arrested an accused murderer in Columbus County. Lance Fulton was on the run from New Jersey and was staying with relatives at a Whiteville apartment complex. Full story...
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Southport-Fort Fisher ferry schedule cut Wednesday

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The Southport-Fort Fisher ferry will run an abbreviated route Wednesday. The NCDOT says the normal schedule will resume Thursday morning. Full story...
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State investigating GlenCare again

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GlenCare of Wilmington appealed the state's decision to suspend admissions and possibly revoke its license claiming it had made improvements to fix the violations revealed by the state investigation, but DSS says GlenCare is under investigation again, and it's looking into claims that mismedication put a resident in the hospital. Full story...
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Wilmington gets $200,000 federal stimulus grant

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The city of Wilmington has been selected as one of only 43 cities in the nation to receive a federal stimulus grant to help plan for energy emergencies. The $200,000 grant will help the city expand on plans for restoring power after emergencies and for energy efficiency. Full story...
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Man shot outside bar near UNCW

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Just after 2 a.m. officers heard gunshots in the alley next to the bar, where they found a man on the ground. Witnesses say he was shot during a fight with an unknown white man in his 20s. Full story...
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Casting call for TV pilot comes at the right time

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video The producers of a new CBS television pilot shooting in Wilmington are looking for people to be on the show. Fincannon & Associates, Inc., will hold a casting call this weekend. Full story...
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