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Brunswick Co. courthouse affected by statewide shortage

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videoA shortage of court reporters is creating some issues for courtrooms across the state. Because of that shortage, the Brunswick County courthouse had to push back the trial date for former Northwest police officer Michael Hayes. Full story...
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SURPRISE SQUAD UPDATE: Community inspired to lend a hand in Carolina Beach

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videoThe Surprise Squad made a trip out to Pleasure Island yesterday to help pay water bills. While we were there, we found one of the most emotional stories so far: A Carolina Beach woman in need, and tonight, she is getting help from you our viewers. Full story...
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Sneak Peek at new Cape Fear Community College Humanities and Fine Arts Center

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videoRising on Third Street in downtown Wilmington is the new Cape Fear Community College Humanities and Fine Arts Center. When complete it will seat between 1500 and 1600 people and bring world class performances and concerts to the Cape Fear region. New Director Shane Fernando gives us a sneak peek as the building takes shape and says the building should be open in the spring or early summer of 2015. Full story...
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Wilmington mosque one step closer to reality

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videoA vacant building on 16th and Rankin streets in Wilmington is one step closer to being turned into a new mosque. The property got conditional special use approval at a Wilmington planning commission meeting tonight. Full story...
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Happening this Weekend: Theatre Now Comedy Night featuring Orlando Jones

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videoHappening this weekend Orlando Jones brings his comedy skill to Theatre Now Comedy Night in Wilmington. He will be joined by Alex Scott and local comedian Reid Clark for a night of laughs benefiting Theatre Now and their neighborhood programs. Full story...
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New fire stations plan moving forward

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videoThe planning continues for two new fire stations in Wilmington. The Wilmington City council listened to a presentation from the Wilmington Fire Chief Buddy Martinette on station reconfiguration Tuesday night. Full story...
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Wilmington food bank prepares to help as Arthur nears

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The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina responds daily to the hunger crisis by distributing food and non-food essentials to more than 560,000 people at risk of hunger in its 34-county service area. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Medal of Awesome

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videoThe Department of Veteran Affairs estimates at least 22 veterans commit suicide a day. One is too much. 22 is a reality. This documentary tells the story of three critically injured warriors and their highs, lows, and once again highs as they continue to be still in the fight. Their story was funded by a Wilmington man. The way he sprung into action....is 'Extraordinary'. Full story...
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Environmentalists, homeowners against terminal groin that would wash away Rich Inlet

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videoThe fight is on to save rich inlet from disappearing from the north end of Figure Eight Island. Some want a terminal groin, which is a jetty-like structure. But others say that would ruin the inlet's beauty and animal habitats. Full story...
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Keeping Masonboro Island clean and safe this 4th of July

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videoSpending the 4th of July on Masonboro Island can be fun but folks with the NC Division of Coastal Management hope you leave it the way you found it. Full story...
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