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Realtors gather for celebration, hoping for promising summer

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Despite a slumping economy, local realtors found a reason to celebrate Thursday night. With Flag Day coming up Sunday, the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors decked out in red, white and blue for a bash aboard the Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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Confirmed swine flu case hits Bradley Creek Elementary

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The World Health Organization has declared a swine flu pandemic, as another case of the H1N1 virus has been confirmed in New Hanover County schools at Bradley Creek Elementary. Full story...
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Brunswick Nuclear Plant under investigation

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is investigating Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport. Progress Energy, which oversees the plant, confirmed the investigation is looking into the professional conduct of some of the plant's security officers. Full story...
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Carolina Beach tries to make visitors aware of rip current dangers

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videoStrong rip currents, that keep catching swimmers off guard, have kept Carolina Beach Ocean Rescue unseasonably busy. Full story...
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After school program owner facing three charges of indecent liberties with a child

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videoJohn Maisenhelder made his first appearance in a New Hanover County courtroom today. He's charged with three counts of indecent liberties with a child. According to the District Attorney's Office, the charges involve three separate victims from an after school center Maisenhelder owns, a place where he taught karate to kids. Full story...
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Texting while driving ban brings up concerns

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videoEarlier this week, the state Senate gave final approval to legislation, banning drivers from text messaging or sending e-mails with their cell phones. The ban is now headed to the Governor’s desk, but the law raises some concerns. Full story...
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NC Coastal Federation tries to delay Titan's progress

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In a five-page letter, the North Carolina Coastal Federation asked Governor Perdue to delay state permits on the Carolinas Cement Plant in Castle Hayne until a federal study on its environmental effects is complete. Full story...
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WPD hosts open house for children

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Some youngsters got a behind the scenes look at the Wilmington Police Department Thursday. Plenty of police vehicles were open to the public including Segways and police cars. Full story...
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After-school program owner charged with indecent liberties

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A New Hanover County man is in jail under a $1 million secured bond. John Maisenhelder is charged with three counts of taking indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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Suspect named in Wallace Pizza Hut shooting

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Murder charges could be filed Thursday in a Duplin County shooting. It happened around 10:30 Tuesday night at the Pizza Hut on Highway 117 in Wallace. Full story...
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