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Rare leatherback turtle lays eggs on NC beach

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Eggs from a rare leatherback turtle are safer on a North Carolina beach, thanks to the work of volunteers who saw the nesting turtle and moved the eggs to higher ground. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Driver charged with DWI after deadly accident

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video A man is behind bars tonight in connection to the Brunswick County accident that killed a 23-year-old woman. Richard Constantineau is charged with felony death my vehicle and DWI. Full story...
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Board gives suspended doctor temporary license

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Robert Francis Perry voluntarily surrendered his license in 2008. The board suspended his in January 2009 after receiving a complaint that perry became too close to a female, married patient. Full story...
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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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