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WPD honors retirees

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videoNine employees of the Wilmington Police Department were honored at their retirement ceremony Tuesday. Between them, they have almost 200 years of service with the department. Full story...
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Pandora's Box found to be violating city ordinance

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The city zoning board just wrapped up a hearing to determine the fate of Pandora’s Box in Wilmington. The city cited the business for being in violation of zoning ordinances, despite the fact Pandora’s Box has been licensed and operating on Oleander Drive for years. Full story...
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Travel down according to AAA

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videoThousands of people will be flocking to our coast for Independence Day, but AAA says travel is still not where it was a year ago. AAA blames sagging finances and rising unemployment rate for fewer people choosing to go on vacation. Full story...
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Last tree still standing, but with no one in it

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videoSince last Wednesday, Charlie Joyce Jr. has been sitting in an oak tree intermittently, in an attempt to save it from the chainsaws. On Tuesday, nearly a week later, the branches were bare. Joyce climbed down to go to work, but not before airport officials filed a lawsuit. Full story...
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Man may have passed out behind wheel before accident

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A four-vehicle crash on Market Street near Cardinal Drive left one man dead and several others injured on Monday afternoon. It is possible that the man killed in the accident may have passed out behind the wheel. Full story...
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Southport signs on state property violating law

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Business owners hope some controversial signs in Southport will attract plenty of visitor attention. According to the city, some businesses have their signs on state property, which according to North Carolina law is illegal. Full story...
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Southport hopes Fourth of July Festival boosts economy

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videoFor Southport visitors, the weekend will be all about flags, fireworks, and fun. For business owners, the first week in July is all about the economic boom. Full story...
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Bill to stall Titan being re-evaluated

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Last week, Justice along with Senator Julia Boseman inserted a late substitute for House Bill 1410, that would force the proposed Titan America plant to undergo a potentially extensive environmental review. Tuesday, Representative Justice pulled the bill before it was discussed in committee. Full story...
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Fuse lit on Operation Firecracker

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Law enforcement is gearing up for the approaching Fourth of July holiday weekend. Booze It and Lose It’s Operation Firecracker started Monday. Full story...
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Joyces still contend ILM barking up the wrong tree

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It has been going on for nearly a week now, and it looks like it's going to end in a lawsuit. The man who has been camped out in his giant oak tree to save it from being cut down is back on his branch, and on Monday, protesters joined the rally. Full story...
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