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Downtown Wilmington concerns proposed to city council

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You may have seen the crowds that leave the downtown Wilmington bars on the weekends. At times, thousands of people are roaming the streets between 11:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said fifty percent of his police force is downtown controlling those crowds on the weekends. Full story...
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NAMI walk Saturday, October 11th

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Saturday, people will use their feet to bring awareness to mental illness. The Sixth Annual Walk for the National Alliance for Mental Health will start at 10:00 a.m. at Hugh MacRae Park. The Wilmington chapter is hosting the walk. Full story...
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Local Electronics Recycling Event

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Sony Electronics and Waste Management invite the public to drop off their outdated electronics for free recycling Saturday. Full story...
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New Hanover County Commission forum in Carolina Beach

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videoThe five candidates running for New Hanover County Commission had the microphone Thursday night. They went head-to-head at a candidate’s forum in Carolina Beach, co-sponsored by WWAY. Full story...
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US Marine to close Navassa facility

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Some bad news in the local job market Thursday. 270 people will soon be out of work in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Local paper plant in good shape

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videoThe economy has hit local manufacturing plants hard in recent weeks. First it was Georgia Pacific, and then Louisiana Pacific. Full story...
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Some parents upset about recent redistricting changes

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videoEarlier this week the New Hanover County School Board voted to do away with some controversial redistricting proposals. Bussing kids to schools across town is no longer a viable option. Full story...
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Dr. Robert Perry followup

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videoMore is being learned Thursday about a local doctor who surrendered his medical license. Robert Perry, a general practitioner, will face a Gaston County Grand Jury on suspicion of illegally prescribing medication. Full story...
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Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall in Whiteville

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It was an emotional day for families of fallen soldiers Thursday. The community gathered at the Whiteville National Guard Armory to see the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall. Full story...
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Spreading awareness about domestic violence

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videoThe month of October is dedicated to spreading awareness about domestic violence. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women in the United States. Numbers show one in every four households have either physical or sexual abuse in the home. Now, the stress many are under from our current economic crisis may increase statistics. Full story...
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