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Customers protest car dealership

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videoA car dealership in Wilmington is under fire. Customers say the cars they bought are not up to par. Several of them gathered to protest across the street from Lovitt's Auto and Truck Center on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...

NC sales tax limit for counties reviewed by Senate

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Senate Republicans have retooled a proposal limiting local sales taxes in North Carolina but could still stop two large counties from putting referenda on the ballot this fall. Full story...
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Wilmington businesses ready to hop on craft beer craze

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video Wilmington is known for many things, but locally-made beer choices have limited. That's about to change, as some new breweries are getting ready to join the Port City's beer scene. Full story...
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Hearing on proposed insurance rate increase delayed until October

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videoA hearing scheduled for next month on the insurance industry's request to raise homeowners rates in North Carolina has been delayed until the fall. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Clarkton residents say something's wrong with exorbitant water bills

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video Some residents in Clarkton say there's something wrong with their water bills. They say say it's a problem that should have been fixed months ago. Full story...
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NC price-gouging law in effect as Arthur nears

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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is notifying businesses and consumers that the state's price gouging law is now in effect along the coast because a state of emergency has been declared because of Tropical Storm Arthur. Full story...
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NC House mini-budget returned to sender by Senate

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The North Carolina Senate ditched a House bill designed to accelerate the budget talks with a rare maneuver that could aggravate negotiations instead. Full story...
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GM recalls 7.6 million cars for ignition switches

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General Motors is recalling at least 7.6 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company's safety crisis continues to grow. The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM's total number of recalls this year to over 28 million. Full story...
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An 'Uber' trendy way to get around

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videoThe ride sharing application Uber just launched its services here in The Port City. Wilmington is among the first five cities in the state using the transportation system. Uber drivers get you where you need to go using their own car and taxi companies aren't too happy about it. Full story...
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NC Senate puts insurance requirement in moped bill

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North Carolina senators are considering a bill to require moped drivers to have insurance for the vehicles. A Senate committee approved the bill Wednesday. Full story...
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McCrory issues 3rd veto as NC governor

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has quickly vetoed a bill with several small unemployment insurance changes because he didn't like how legislators altered the terms of a board he appoints to consider the appeals of benefits. Full story...
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CFPUA warns of problems with wipes in the pipes

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videoFrom babies to windows, there seems to be a wipe for just about everything. But the growing trend is becoming a growing problem, especially when it comes to so-called flushable wipes. With a name like that you'd think the wipes are, well, flushable, but the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says that's not the case. Full story...
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NC Senate panel changes product liability bill

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A Senate panel has rejected proposals that would have made it harder for North Carolinians to sue manufacturers. Senators voted Tuesday to remove a provision that would exempt manufacturers from liability over its products, as long as the products met all government regulations when they were sold. Full story...
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Reeds Jewelers now accepting bitcoin

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Wilmington-based Reeds Jewelers said Tuesday that it is accepting bitcoin for payment in all 64 of its retail locations and online. Bitcoin is a digital currency that is exchanged online without using banks or other financial institutions. Full story...
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Shuckin' Shack inks first franchise deal

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The oyster bar that began in Carolina Beach is headed for the Queen City. Shuckin' Shack's first franchised location will be in Charlotte. Full story...
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