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Berger, Caster debate gets heated

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video The Republican run-off battle for a County Commission seat in New Hanover County is heating up. Today the two candidates faced off in a debate that at times got personal. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach considers expanding "The Loop"

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There’s been a lot of talk about widening the John Nesbitt Loop due to its heavy use and close quarters - reports the Lumina News - but no plans may become official before first speaking with the DOT (Department of Transportation) that owns a portion of the roads where sidewalks are wished to be expanded, said Katie Ryan, Wrightsville Beach Parks and Recreation program supervisor, during the town parks and recreation advisory committee meeting. Full story...
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South Front St. bicycle lanes workshop tonight

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The City of Wilmington invites interested citizens to a public workshop tonight to review preliminary designs for bicycle lanes on South Front Street. Full story...
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Poor turnout for Brunswick budget hearing

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video The deadline for North Carolina Counties to finalize their budgets is quickly approaching. Even with funding questions due to the struggling economy, few people showed up to share their opinions at the Brunswick County public hearing. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Driver charged with DWI and killing woman in wreck had similar accident in '09

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videoAnother driver has contacted us saying he was in a similar wreck with Constantineau last year. A police accident report shows Michael Escalera was driving from Park Avenue in Wilmington towards Wrightsville Ave. last August when Constantineau crossed the center line and swiped him. Full story...
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Widower hosting King Mackerel Tourney in honor of his wife

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Deciding to memorialize his late wife Jodi and generate money for the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center at the same time, Mike Tynch was a man on a mission. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Wrightsville Beach peeper pleads guilty

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videoJohnny Wayne Alford pleaded guilty today to peeping at dozens of women at Wrightsville Beach in 2009. Full story...
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CFCC helps Army Corps relaunch buoy

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video A dozen students from Cape Fear Community College are out at sea on the R/V Dan Moore after helping launch a special buoy in the ocean. The college teamed up with the Army Corps of Engineers to deploy a remote sensing buoy, which washed ashore months ago, two miles off of Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Cross dresser jumped on N. 30th Street

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The victim told officers that the men had been yelling that they were going to kill him and that he did not belong there. He said that he has been harassed in the Creekwood neighborhood for the last year. He told officers he believes he was targeted because he is a cross dresser and has an alternative life style. Full story...
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WPD: Suspect caught robbing appliance store

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A WPD officer responding to a reported break-in at Roy's Appliances spotted a man matching the suspect description walking away from the scene. The officer detained the man for questioning. Full story...
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