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WPD: Driver charged with DWI after hitting school bus had .13 BAC

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videoThe first day of school in New Hanover County got off to a scary start for some middle school students after police say a drunk driver hit their bus. Full story...
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Wilmington charter school meets enrollment requirements

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videoA Wilmington charter school says it has the right number of students as it started its second year today. Last year, Douglass Academy only had about half of the enrollment required by state law. Full story...
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Police: Man robs Oceanic employee at gunpoint near restaurant, takes off with cash

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Police are investigating after they say an Oceanic employee was robbed at gunpoint while walking to a public parking lot across the street from the restaurant. Full story...
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Penalty for removing Venus flytraps could increase

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The Venus flytrap gets added protection in a bill passed by the N.C. General Assembly. Full story...
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Judge shuts down two local businesses

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videoTwo local businesses are shutting down and police say that's a step in the right direction. Good Times Lounge and The Chestnut Market both are shutting their doors. Police say Good Times Lounge on Dawson St. had a history of complaints and incidents involving weapons. Full story...
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Leland to cut down 200 oak trees in Magnolia Greens

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videoSoon, Magnolia Greens won't be as green as it is now. The golf community currently has about 600 trees lining the roadway, but the town plans on cutting down about 200 of them. Leland town manager David Hollis says cutting them down wasn't the town's idea. Full story...
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Experts recommended delaying start times for middle and high schools

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video The American Academy of Pediatrics released a recommendation to delay start times of middle and high schools students. With teens whose natural sleep cycles make it difficult to fall asleep before 11 pm, AAP recommends schools start classes at 8:30 am or later. Full story...
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Return to school brings nerves for kids, tears for moms and dads

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videoGoing back to school can be daunting for some kids... and their parents. Today many school bells rang around the Cape Fear for the first time since spring, and kids hit the books again, while some moms and dads got a little emotional. Full story...
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After weather delays, next piece of Wilmington Bypass to open soon

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videoJust a couple more weeks until a portion of the I-140 Wilmington Bypass is open. That's according to NCDOT Resident Engineer Wayne Currie. Full story...
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Dosher trustees plan to meet on possible cuts

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videoDosher Memorial Hospital trustees will meet later this week to talk about the hospital's financial struggles, which could mean cuts. Full story...
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