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Inmates at Brunswick County Jail not contagious, on antibiotics

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Brunswick County health officials are trying to keep tuberculosis under lock and key at the county jail. After a former inmate tested positive for the infection, more than four hundred other inmates and employees were tested. Full story...
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Grassroots organization voices opinion on coastal insurance rates

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videoAnother issue facing state lawmakers is coastal insurance rates. Residents in coastal counties are seeing a big increase in homeowners insurance. WWAY's Meghan Packer followed up with a woman we introduced to you last week, who is starting a grassroots organization to be a voice for coastal residents. Full story...
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School budget shifting gears to save on transportation

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videoHundreds of students in New Hanover County will have to find another way home other than the bus next year. Budget cuts are making the going rough when it comes to some transportation options for students.

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Whiteville gets safety tips from former NYC detective

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videoA former New York City detective who worked on cases like the Son of Sam was in Whiteville today educating business owners on protecting themselves from property crimes. Full story...
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Small Business, Big Deals: Local artists SCORE big

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videoIt's a business plan experts say might work for creative industries or commission based sales models. With the help of some more experienced business professionals, the plan has become a work of art for one local small business.

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Oak Island Bridge sees more delays

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There are more issues with the Oak Island Bridge. The Department of Transportation said that construction of the bridge will be put on hold again - this time due to hairline cracks in the girders. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council race has three new candidates

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Three candidates threw their hat in the ring today for this year's Wilmington City Council elections. Incumbents Jim Quinn and Earl Sheridan signed the line for re-election while Charlie Rivenbark will once again join the race after taking a few years off. Full story...
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NHC school budget cuts stop short on transportation

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New Hanover County schools' budget cuts for next year include putting the brakes on some transportation options. The school board adopted the budget for the 2009-2010 school year. It reduces the transportation budget by more than $800,000. Full story...
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Number of homes sold in Wilmington area on the rise

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New numbers show things are starting to pick up in the Wilmington area housing market. The good news is sales rose from 373 homes in May to 412 in June. The average sale price and median price were also up slightly from May. Full story...
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Still wade-ing for flood relief

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videoHeavy rains in Wilmington turned one woman's lawn into a pond today. It's a problem she's been having for almost half a century, but relief could be in sight. Full story...
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