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Laurean faces Onslow County judge

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Cesar Laurean entered a plea of not guilty. His defense attorney said he will seek a change of venue in the trial because of all the media attention in Onslow County. Full story...
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Suspected H1N1 case at New Hanover High School

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The list is getting longer of suspected cases of the H1N1 virus in New Hanover County. A student at New Hanover High School is the latest person believed to have the virus. The student was not in school today and the case has not yet been confirmed to be H1N1. Full story...
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D&E Dodge to close tomorrow amidst auto industry troubles

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videoSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has temporarily delayed Chrysler's sale to Fiat. Meantime the clock is ticking for a local auto dealer. Barring a last minute legal miracle, D&E Dodge's days in the Chrysler family are over as of Tuesday. Full story...
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Pender deputy demoted surrounding animal abuse cases

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Sergeant Michael Lewis was demoted after he helped rescue malnourished horses in the Hampstead area. Today, Sheriff Smith cited two other incidents where he claims Lewis took over animal abuse cases without informing animal control. Full story...
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Pender County prepares for possible budget cuts

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School leaders in Pender County have been working on a budget plan, preparing the county for an 11 percent reduction in state funding. Full story...
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NHC high schoolers given dress code

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There will be some sharp-dressed students in New Hanover County high schools next year. Students in public high schools will have to adhere to a new dress code in the fall. Full story...
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NC Lt. Governor talks small business

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Small business owners in the Greater Wilmington area had the chance to express some of their concerns to the lieutenant governor Monday. Walter Dalton is on a state-wide tour to hear the needs of small businesses. Full story...
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Leland Business Watch program aims to decrease crimes

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videoPolice officers in Leland are trying to take a bite out of crime, especially crimes against area businesses. Shoplifting, breaking and entering, and fraudulent checks are just a few crimes officers are cracking down on. Full story...
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Cape Fear Memorial Bridge inspection brings lane closures, delays

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Drivers may hit some traffic crossing the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge later this week. Starting on Wednesday or Thursday, and continuing all next week, lanes will be closed for inspections. Full story...
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Wilmington landmark checks out

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videoWilmington waved goodbye to a local landmark Sunday. We're not talking about a major corporation or a bank; it was Whitey's El Berta Motor Inn on Market Street. After more than 50 years in business, the vacancy sign is off for good. Full story...
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