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Governor spends day in Wilmington

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video After she spoke to state mayors, Gov. Perdue took a tour of the GE Hitachi plant in Castle Hayne. The governor says she plans to focus on sources of alternative energy to help create jobs in North Carolina. Full story...
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TV pilot coming to Wilmington

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The series is tied to executive producer John Wells, famous for his shows "ER" and "The West Wing." Full story...
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Turtle advocates sue NC officials over gill nets

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A regulatory fight over finding a balance between commercial fishermen making a living and protecting sea turtles in North Carolina coastal waters is heading to the federal courts. Full story...
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Soles heads to court Thursday

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The hearing starts at 2 p.m. Thursday in Columbus County. You can follow our coverage here on wwaytv3.com, Twitter and WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 5, 6 and 11. Full story...
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WFD dive team helps WPD search

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The fire department says the dive team often helps law enforcement conduct searches for evidence. Full story...
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School board finally decides on redistricting plan

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By a four to three vote, New Hanover County will go ahead with a revised version of map 2C. Full story...
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Fair Bluff mayor Britt reelected

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The second time was the charm for the mayor of Fair Bluff. Full story...
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Ticketed bus driver not oldest in county

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video Last week's school bus accident involving 80-year-old bus driver Otis Hames raised some concerns on our website. According to New Hanover County Schools, Hames is not the only bus driver in his 80s. Now some lawmakers say maybe the laws should be changed. Full story...
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UPDATE: Worker killed at welding company

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New Hanover County Sheriff’s Deputies are on the scene of a workplace fatality at Watson Portable Welding, located at 5679 Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Rotarians ring bell for polio awareness

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Although the disease is no longer in the United States, it remains in Pakistan, Afghanistan, India and Nigeria. Full story...
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