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Deputies: Woman uses child, 4, to smuggle pot into jail

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A mother is accused of trying to smuggle marijuana into a jail for her boyfriend. Deputies said she stuffed the weed in her four-year-old son's pant pocket. Full story...
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Marine organizations attempt whale rescue after rare Ocean Isle spotting

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videoThe Ocean Isle Beach Turtle Protection Organization is learning more information about a whale they saw for the first time Sunday. Visitors called the organization when they found this male, 8-foot long Pigmy Sperm Whale on the east end of Ocean Isle Beach near the Shallotte inlet. The UNCW Marine Biology team also responded to the call. They say the whale had likely been sick for a while and was about 100 miles off course. Full story...
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Lejeune Marine goes to trial a decade after vanishing in Iraq

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The trial is beginning for a Marine who vanished in Iraq a decade ago and then wound up in Lebanon. Full story...
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Two more area RadioShack locations slated to close

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Two more area RadioShack locations are slated to close after the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week. Full story...
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WPD: Man caught shoplifting pushes police officer

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Police say a man who was caught shoplifting by a worker at a Wilmington Walgreens over the weekend also faces charges for assault on a law enforcement officer. Full story...
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Fmr. elections director asks board to reconsider firing

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After Wednesday's decision to terminate New Hanover County Board of Elections Director Marvin McFadyen, the now former director asked the State Board of Elections to reconsider the decision. Full story...
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Police: Victim gave robber cigarette, beer before wallet stolen

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Police are investigating after they say a robber who asked another man for a cigarette in a Wilmington parking lot finished the beer the victim gave him before pushing him down and stealing his wallet. Full story...
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Wilmington YMCA after-school programs moved following fire

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video Wilmington Family YMCA after-school programs will be moved to the Temple Baptist Activity Center all week following a fire that sparked there this weekend. Full story...
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Community responds to Friday's murder-suicide

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videoA murder-suicide in Monkey Junction Friday afternoon left two men and an unborn child dead and sent a woman to the hospital, where she is in critical condition. Full story...
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Proposed water plant creates concerns for residents

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Leland residents and town leaders met Saturday morning to discuss a proposed water plant that has some folks in Magnolia Greens in an uproar. H2Go bought property in Leland last year to build the plant to treat ground water but was turned down by the town council. Now, the company thinks it has another spot for it. Full story...
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