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Wilmington residents take on healthcare reform debate

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The healthcare reform debate made its way to the Port City Tuesday night. Wilmington residents interested in the issue attended a listening tour sponsored by the grassroots group, Organizing for America. Full story...
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Wilmington holds workshop around plans for Wrightsville Avenue

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The City of Wilmington held its second public workshop Tuesday night about the future development of Wrightsville Avenue. The current plan for Wrightsville Avenue was adopted in 1990, but over the last 19 years the road has undergone several changes.

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Military members hope waiting period is put in the past

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videoAn old state law could soon be history. If Governor Bev Perdue puts her stamp on it, the three-day waiting period to get into area bars and clubs would give way to an open door policy. The issue is being watched closely by the military. Full story...
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Small Business, Big Deals: The success in growing a small business

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videoWhen it comes to stocking inventory, many small businesses are at the mercy of larger wholesalers. But one local small business owner has taken matters into his own hands.

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Grievance filed against Brunswick County superintendent and school board

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The executive assistant to the Brunswick County Schools superintendent filed a formal grievance against her and the school board. Many speculate the grievance against Katie McGee was filed over a violation of policy or a personnel matter. Full story...
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Veterans look to Post 9/11 GI Bill to jumpstart career

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videoCome next month, veterans will have more resources to continue their education. The new GI Bill starts August 1. Experts anticipate an influx of veterans at area colleges and universities. Full story...
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Kids take part in Safe Summer Program, interact with deputies

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Kids had the chance Tuesday to interact with sheriff's deputies out of uniform. The Safe Summer Program kicked off at Hugh MacRae Park. All week, deputies tag along with 50 kids to various activities. Full story...
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Brunswick sheriffs looking for burglary suspect

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a burglary suspect. Forty-year-old Rodney Suggs is wanted for first-degree burglary and larceny after allegedly breaking into a home last Thursday. Full story...
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Waiting period for club membership could be history

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A rule requiring a three-day waiting period to join a private club that sells alcohol could soon be history in a bill going to Governor Bev Perdue's desk. The Senate gave final approval Monday night to a House bill eliminating the membership wait. Full story...
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Money awarded to local towns through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

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Governor Perdue announced her second round of drinking water and wastewater recovery projects Monday. More than $45 million has been awarded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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