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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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Government taking comments on Carolinas wind energy proposal

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The federal government holds hearings this week to get public comment on plans to lease hundreds of thousands of acres off the coast of the Carolinas for wind energy development. 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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Feast Down East conference held at UNCW

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videoThe 5th annual Feast Down East Regional Conference was held at UNCW Friday. Farmers, fishermen, chefs, local policy makers, and regulars consumers were all there with the goal of learning how to build a healthy and strong local food system. Full story...
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McCrory wants lawmakers to borrow, raise teacher base pay

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videoNorth Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory wants legislators to let the state borrow roughly $2.5 billion for transportation and government infrastructure and to fulfill their promise to raise base teacher pay to $35,000 this fall. McCrory's office released goals Wednesday night as he delivered his second State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly. Full story...
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RadioShack store closes in Wilmington

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videoThe Cape Fear has one less RadioShack location. Full story...
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NC to get $21M as states, feds settle S&P ratings complaints

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North Carolina officials say the state will collect $21 million from credit rating agency Standard & Poor's in a nationwide settlement over practices that have been blamed for triggering the country's financial crisis. Full story...
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Local women's club hosts annual antique show

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video The Wilmington Antique Show and Sale is held every last full weekend of January in the Coastline Conference & Event Center. The proceeds from the event will be used to help many local organizations and charities. Full story...
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CastleBranch to hold job fair Friday

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Wilmington-based CastleBranch is holding a job fair Friday. Full story...
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UPDATE: City council approves 'cottage housing' resolution

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videoThe Wilmington City Council approved a new land development plan for 'cottage houses'. Full story...
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