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State settles Ag-Mart case

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Workers at Ag-Mart's North Carolina farms say their children suffered severe birth defects as a result of pesticide misuse. One woman, who was pregnant when she worked for Ag-Mart, had a son born with no arms and no legs. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: County could take over Soccer Park

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videoStarting Friday soccer fans around the globe will be captivated by the World Cup. Meanwhile the future of a local soccer park is in question as money for the up-keep of the fields is running dry. Full story...
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Reward increased in turtle death investigation

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Investigators still don't know who tortured and killed a rare sea turtle on Topsail Beach, but the reward has increased for anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible. Full story...
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Man who ran twice from cops faces 13 charges

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Christopher Holshouser faces more than a dozen charges including assault on an officer and three counts of resisting a public officer. Full story...
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Local flavors among statewide must-haves

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The Charlotte Observer says two area restaurants are among North Carolina's must-have eating experiences. Full story...
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Sources: Liquor store worker sold to nephew's underage friend before fatal crash

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A Tabor City ABC employee has been cited for selling alcohol to a minor who died in a car accident shortly after the purchase. Troopers said alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash. Full story...
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N.C. regulators approve plan to build natural gas-fueled power generation

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The N.C. Utilities Commission has approved Progress Energy Carolinas’ plan to build new natural gas-fueled power generation near Wilmington, to replace coal-fired generation units that the utility plans to retire in 2014. Full story...
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NHC Commissioner Thompson to address FCC panel regarding "white space"

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New Hanover County is one of only two communities in the nation using the new technology and is the only community in the country to use the spectrum for something other than Internet service. In addition to providing public wireless Internet at the Hugh MacRae Park, white space spectrum is also used locally for video surveillance at the park and at Wilmington’s Creekwood Housing Development. Full story...
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Suspect in fatal crash not talking

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When we reached Richard Constantineau Jr. late this afternoon, he said he had "no comment." Full story...
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Britt's doughnut worth drive? 'Oh my God, yes'

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On Saturday, the small stand opened its dual garage doors to welcome regulars and first-timers alike. Maureen Bannon, who lives near Charlotte, stopped by with friends enjoying a girls weekend to try the famous doughnut she'd heard so much about. Was it worth it? "Oh my God, yes," she says. "You'll probably see us again in a few hours." Full story...
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