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Work started to alleviate College Road traffic

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If you have ever traveled College Road, you have probably spent some time stuck in traffic. The City of Wilmington is taking steps to alleviate some of that congestion by next summer. Crews have already started work to widen Independence Boulevard. Full story...
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Refresher for law enforcement on handling people with mental illnesses

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Local members of the National Association of Mental Illnesses worked to educate law enforcement Monday, on how to handle people with mental illness. They also got a refresher on the local laws surrounding mental illness. Full story...
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Firefighters battle Carolina Beach blaze, one treated for heat exhaustion

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A Carolina Beach firefighter suffered heat exhaustion, after battling a fire Monday morning in Carolina Beach. The call at 207 Teakwood Drive came in at about 8:30 a.m. Full story...
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Pender County Humane Society opens new shelter

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videoThe Pender County Humane Society has a new permanent home after seven months in a temporary location. The new building is full of bells and whistles for cats and dogs that are up for adoption. Full story...
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Arrest made in Dock Street rape

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Wilmington Police and US Marshals arrested 18-year-old Damian Johnson Saturday night. He is charged with first-degree rape, kidnapping, sexual offense and robbery. The alleged attack happened in the 300 block of Dock Street around 1:00 a.m. July 13th. Full story...
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Police have suspect in RBC Centura robbery

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Forty-nine-year-old James Stewart is also in police custody. Stewart was wanted for allegedly robbing the RBC Centura Bank at Market Street and New Centre drive in Wilmington July 10th. Full story...
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Suspect in Gause murder turns himself in, court appearance Monday

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videoA suspect wanted for Wilmington's first murder of the year will make his first court appearance Monday morning. The family of victim Tyshawn Gause said they can rest knowing the 17-year-old's possible killer is in custody. Full story...
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Book drive kicks off in honor of Tarica Pulliam

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A book collection campaign kicked off Saturday in honor of Tarica Pulliam; a New Hanover County detention officer killed by her ex-boyfriend a year ago. Full story...
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Unused food does not go to waste

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videoMany people flock to Wrightsville Beach for fun and sun. Now some folks hope the crowds will translate into donations for a good cause; a cause that takes the guess work out of packing up unused food for the trip back home. Full story...
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Filling the hole in the Wilmington bypass

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videoLast week, we told you an infusion of about $22 million in federal stimulus money was going to speed up construction on the Wilmington bypass. But the new plan leaves a big hole in the middle. Full story...
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