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Chamber not happy with Commissioners Dawson and Barfield's vote on Special Use Permit changes
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/03/2014 - 2:36pm.

Last night’s vote adds another hurdle to overcome in an already difficult business climate. From year-end 2002 to year-end 2012, New Hanover County lost 1,987 manufacturing jobs, 26% of our manufacturing base.

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Regional fight continues to move Brunswick County back into Wilmington's MSA
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 10:46pm.

videoThe regional fight continues in attempt to get Brunswick County back into Wilmington’s metropolitan statistical area, after the Office of Management and Budget announced its move to Myrtle Beach's MSA earlier this year.

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Regional effort trying to move Brunswick County back into Wilmington metro area
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 4:40pm.

videoWe all know Brunswick County is part of southeastern North Carolina, but the federal government sees the map differently. A new designation means the Census Bureau will factor Brunswick County's population, income and demographics into the Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Chamber of commerce talks future of baseball in Wilmington
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 11/07/2012 - 11:24pm.

video Is it past time for the national pastime in the Port City? Since the city first pitched building a ballpark, the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce has been behind the scenes. Wednesday night, WWAY spoke with the president to find out what's next.

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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington Chamber asking for Arts Council support; But only if government ponies up tax dollars too
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/12/2011 - 3:23pm.

The Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce sent an email out today (copy below) encouraging business members to join them in pledging their support for a local arts council. But they'll only have to ante up if local government does too.

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