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Independent candidates have different challenges

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video Candidates are working on getting financial and political support for this year's election. It's a tough enough road for Republicans and Democrats, but running as an independent is a whole other ball game. Full story...
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Local firms upset with tourism marketing outsourcing

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videoThey're speaking out against the recommendation because it urged Wrightsville Beach to use a marketing firm from South Carolina to promote tourism in our area. Full story...
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WCA locked down briefly

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New Hanover County 911 got a call reporting gunshots across the street from Wilmington Christian Academy on North College Road a little before 1:30 p.m. Full story...
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CFCC students enjoy Spring Fling

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Spring fling is a chance for students to enjoy the weather and take a break from classes before exams. Full story...
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Airlie Gardens Foundation launches efforts to save garden from potential sale

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Today, this landmark is threatened. New Hanover County Commissioners are considering the sale of Airlie as a way to close the county’s current budget gap. Full story...
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Man linked to Soles arrested again

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Sunday, the 75-year-old senator got into a confrontation with 24-year-old B.J. Wright in the parking lot of the Tabor City Police Department. Full story...
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Rock fundraiser to benefit Carousel Center

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Elected officials and other prominent residents will be the ones assuming the identities of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. Who knows who you'll see dressed like artists such as Kiss, Queen and AC/DC? Full story...
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Firefighters hit road to honor fallen friend

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Garrett Loomis was a Wilmington firefighter from September 2007 to January 2009. He died over the weekend while responding to a silo fire as a volunteer with the Sackets Harbor Fire Department in New York. Full story...
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Trash Day changes for many next week in Wilmington

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Beginning Monday, the city is changing the day trash, recycling and yard waste is picked up for many city trash customers in order to be more efficient and save money. Full story...
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Wilmington opens state's first bike boulevard Saturday

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The city will officially open the state’s first bicycle boulevard on Saturday. There will be a grand opening for the Ann Street Bicycle Boulevard from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Ann Street between 9th and 10th streets. Full story...
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