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Senate candidate Cal Cunningham visits Wilmington, debate or no debate

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videoDemocratic US Senate Candidate Cal Cunningham hoped to debate his opponent Elaine Marshall last night in Wilmington. Marshall won't agree to debate outside of Raleigh, but Cunningham visited the Port City anyway to pick up some endorsements and answer some questions during our 5:30 p.m. newscast. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Funnel cloud in Columbus County causes concern & confusion

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video Dozens of people saw it while dozens did not; just after 2:00 Wednesday afternoon Columbus County Emergency Services received several calls saying a funnel cloud was near HWY 701 and Old Lumberton Road, just north of Whiteville. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wrightsville Beach woman upset with census bureau personal visit

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video You've mailed your census bureau form into the government. You even did it on time. The bureau may call or visit you for a double check. It's part of their quality control. Full story...
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Gulf oil a concern as rehabbed turtles go back to wild

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videoThe Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital released 15 turtles back into the wild this even at a time where an ongoing oil spill leaves an uncertain future for their kind. Full story...
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New home for Old Books

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The store's owners had to evacuate their previous shop, after the city condemned the buildings at 22 and 24 N. Front St. Full story...
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Wilmington mulls new code enforcement officer for gaming parlors

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Talk of creating a new city job has sparked debate among Wilmington City Council members. The new code enforcement officer would help keep an eye on internet sweepstakes cafés. Full story...
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Plant manager says workers fine after carbon monoxide exposure

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videoInvestigators say the problem was a faulty forklift leaking high doses of carbon monoxide. The dangerous gas got into the ventilation system and circulated throughout the building. Full story...
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Swimming advisory issues for part of Banks Channel

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The advisory affects an area in Wrightsville Beach and is located at an access off Waynick Boulevard between Snyder and Seashore Streets in Banks Channel. Full story...
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Berger / Caster debate scheduled for Tuesday

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V.O.C.A.L. will host a debate between New Hanover County Commissioner Candidate Brian Berger and County Commissioner Incumbent Bill Caster. Full story...
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WPD: Two caught trying to rob motorcyle dealership

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A WPD officer discovered that the glass door to the Honda Suzuki dealership had been shattered. Then he spotted two men and chased them toward the adjacent wooded area. Additional officers responding to the area established a perimeter. Full story...
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