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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover commissioners pass resolution supporting AZ immigration law

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New Hanover County commissioners voted 3-2 not only supporting Arizona's efforts, but also asking North Carolina's General Assembly to pass a bill identical to Arizona's. Full story...
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Local, state, federal leaders meet to discuss oil concerns

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video More than 60 emergency managers, mayors and local officials met with representatives from Raleigh and Washington today to review their course of action if any oil were to come up the coast, even though the chances of that happening are slim. Full story...
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Drug bust finds 24 pot plants, guns

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Officers found 24 marijuana plants, and indoor grow tent, three rifles, a shotgun and semiautomatic pistol. Full story...
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Wave Transit offers free fares, trip to ballgame Saturday

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In an effort to demonstrate the importance of public transportation, while improving the environment for the citizens of the City of Wilmington, New Hanover County, and all of Southeastern North Carolina, Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority will be sponsoring the 4th Annual Alternative Transportation Day on Saturday. Full story...
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Leland man sentenced to 10 years on federal drug conviction

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United States District Judge James C. Dever, III, sentenced Louis Alberto Becerra, 27, an illegal alien residing in Leland to 120 months’ imprisonment followed by five years supervised release. Full story...
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Nudist resort takes another crack at skinny-dip record

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Last year, the American Association for Nude Recreation set the first world record for simultaneous skinny-dips at more than 143 locations across North America. In all, 13,674 people took part. Full story...
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Lock and dam No. 1 closed for repairs

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videoBoaters will still be able to access the lock on a limited basis. Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Full story...
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Bladen Sheriff snubs commission; does not attend special meeting

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video The newly appointed Bladen County Sheriff was nowhere to be found at a meeting called to determine his future with the department. Some county commissioners and the standing room only crowd are still searching for answers. Full story...
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Front Street reopens to traffic

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The Front Street Project is finished three weeks ahead of schedule. That's good news for businesses in the middle of the tourist season. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Soles, Boseman end historic careers in legislature

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video The two have made history. Julia Boseman is the first openly gay senator. With 42 years in the House and Senate, R.C. Soles has served longer than any other legislator ever. The two say despite some bumps in the road, it's been a memorable run, and they hope to remain active in their communities. Full story...
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