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Big deposit made thanks to Stamp Out Hunger

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Saturday's Stamp Out Hunger event yielded quite a harvest. Letter carriers in the Wilmington area collected nearly 37,000 pounds of food for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Full story...
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New House districts pass initial vote

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A new map of House districts for Pender and New Hanover County passed a second reading in the House Monday night 116-to-1. Full story...
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Local reaction to postage increase

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videoThe US Post Office is now charging us two more cents for a first class stamp. WWAY’s John Rendleman has more on the postage increase. Full story...
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Cape Fear Commutes 2035 gathering input for traffic plan

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A series of open houses has begun throughout the region to gather input on the Cape Fear Commutes 2035 traffic plan. The north campus of Cape Fear Community College hosted Monday night's open house. Full story...
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Wilmington: Coastal Dream Town

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In Coastal Living Magazine's May issue of Best Places to Live in the Region for Every Budget, the Port City came in 18th. Full story...
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Star News prints final local edition

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videoIt's an impact being felt across the newspaper industry, fewer people are relying on the morning paper for their connection to the world. That combined with tough times, equal changes at the Star News. Full story...
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Oak Island Pier re-opens

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videoAfter a two-year hiatus, the Oak Island Pier is open again and Monday's rain didn't stop fisherman from re-claiming their spots on the pier. Full story...
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Schools could be starting closer to beginning of August

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State lawmakers could be cutting summer vacation short for North Carolina students. Proposed legislation may allow schools to start the academic year two weeks earlier in August. The bill would allow public schools to open as early as August 8th. Full story...
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Charlie Lipari honored for helping others with ALS

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videoThroughout the month of May, 31 people, including one Wilmington man, are telling their stories in the Muscular Dystrophy Association's national campaign promoting awareness about Lou Gehrig's Disease. Full story...
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Two Columbus County accidents, two deaths

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Columbus County roads have been deadly of late. Twenty-year-old Clayton McKoy of Clarkton died at the hospital Sunday, after being ejected from an SUV. Full story...
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