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Sixth extension given to hotel developers

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videoThe Wilmington convention center project is making progress, but the hotel portion has hit yet another snag. The developer again failed to meet a deadline Tuesday to provide the city with a letter of credit. For the sixth time, the city granted an extension Tuesday night. Full story...
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UNCW students take part in Beach Blast, Beach Sweep

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videoIt is back to reality Wednesday as classes begin on the UNCW campus. But Tuesday, nearly three thousand students participated in the annual Beach Blast at Wrightsville Beach. All those fun loving co-eds, can sometimes mean a lot of trash. Full story...
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Captain, Instructor wins recognition for teaching skills

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Hats off to Captain Steve Beuth. The Cape Fear Community College instructor and ship captain won the 2009 Marilyn Goodman Anderson Award for Excellence in Teaching at the college. Full story...
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NRC to review uranium-enrichment plant plan

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is formally reviewing GE-Hitachi's application to build a uranium enrichment plant in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Columbus County teachers return to work thanks to stimulus funds

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videoThe halls are empty at the schools in Columbus County, but teachers are busy planning for their students return. Many of those teachers are back in the classroom thanks to federal stimulus money. Full story...
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Wilmington in Black and White starts race relations classes in September

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A group of community leaders is gearing up for part two of a race relations class that kicked off last year. Wilmington in Black and White was held over the course of several weeks. Full story...
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Thalian Hall prepares for a makeover

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videoA historic venue in downtown Wilmington will be closed for about nine months, but all for a good reason. Thalian Hall is being renovated to preserve it's antique style, and getting some new bells and whistles at the same time. Full story...
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Parents still concerned about lack of midwives

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Concerned parents continue to ask, where is my midwife? Only now, they are in a new spot. Women upset about Carolina OB/GYN discontinuing its midwifery service, protested outside the office Tuesday. Full story...
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18 year old sentenced to 29 to 37 years behind bars

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An 18 year-old Wilmington man will serve decades behind bars for a 2008 murder. Obrian Hester pleaded guilty Monday in the murder of Michelle Crutchfield. Tuesday, he was sentenced to 29 to 37 years in prison. Full story...
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Convention center hotel still up in the air

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There still is no word as to what kind of hotel will be built next to the convention center. The Wilmington River Group had until Tuesday to provide a million dollars in financial security in the form of a bond or letter of credit. Full story...
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