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Wilmington beefs up security for Council meetings

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videoStarting soon, anyone who wants to go to a Wilmington City Council meeting will have to pass through a metal detector. Mayor Bill Saffo said council members have inquired about added security at city hall for some time. Full story...
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Cape Fear's theater community honors best

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videoActors, directors, producers and stage hands put on their everyday costumes to honor each other in Wilmington Thursday night. Thalian Hall hosted the 3rd annual Starnews Media Wilmington Theater Awards. Full story...
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StarNews: Mills named mayor pro tem of Wrightsville Beach

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videoWrightsville Beach Alderman Darryl Mills was named the town's mayor pro tem at the board's meeting Tuesday night, a role that includes among other things conducting meetings in the mayor's absence. Full story...
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StarNews: FBI opens probe into police K-9 attack

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videoThe FBI is investigating a Wilmington Police Department K-9 officer's decision to send his dog through an open car window when the suspect appeared to surrender at the end of a lengthy chase, a spokeswoman confirmed Thursday. Full story...
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Biggest StarNews of the year arrives tomorrow

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videoThe biggest newspaper of the year hits your doorstep and newstands around the Cape Fear. The StarNews Thanksgiving Day edition features coupons and catalogs to help with the busy holiday shopping season that officially kicks off tomorrow. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - November 26

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videoDespite a frosty 1-of-22 from three-point range the UNCW Seahawks managed to beat Campbellsville on Tuesday night at Trask Coliseum. Buzz Peterson's squad improves to 4-4 on the season. We also had high school basketball on Tuesday from Hampstead and Trask. Plus more! Full story...
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Wilmington headlines quickly moved on from JFK

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videoThe top story in the Nov. 22, 1963, edition of the Wilmington Morning Star was "JFK Tours Tex., Talks Politics." By the afternoon, The Wilmington News ran with the banner headline "KENNEDY SLAIN IN TEX." Full story...
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StarNews: Fuzzy Peach yogurt chain begins national expansion

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The Fuzzy Peach, the Wilmington-based frozen yogurt chain, said Monday it had signed franchise agreements for stores in South Carolina, Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Arkansas and West Virginia. Full story...
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StarNews: Fire destroys Wilmington duplex

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A fire Sunday morning destroyed a Wilmington duplex in the 400 block of Rutledge Drive. Full story...
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Documentary on eating disorders to screen at UNCW

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Project HEAL, a nonprofit organization that funds scholarships for eating disorder treatment, is hosting a screening of the documentary "Someday Melissa." Full story...
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StarNews announces digital subscriptions

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For more than 146 years, the StarNews has been the news leader in Southeastern North Carolina. Our reporters and editors are regularly honored with state, regional and national awards for quality journalism. They are recognized for in-depth local coverage, investigative reporting and innovative approaches to bringing you the latest news, business, sports and culture. Full story...
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StarNews: New Hanover High teacher files grievance against principal

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video A teacher has filed a grievance to the New Hanover County Board of Education against New Hanover High School Principal Todd Finn, saying that she feels like she is working in an environment of "abuse and harassment." Full story...
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StarNews: Officials unsure about ballot date for New Hanover bond referendum

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video A bond referendum to expand and renovate New Hanover County schools may take longer to appear before voters than originally thought. Full story...
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Navassa shooting leaves man with hip wound

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A shooting in Navassa left one man with a bullet wound to the hip. Brunswick County dispatch received a call around 6:30 Thursday that a person had been shot in the 500 block of Plum Street. Full story...
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StarNews: UNCW fee increase will add $1.2 million to athletic budget

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The UNCW athletic department will receive a much-needed financial boost in the 2013-14 academic year. Earlier this month, the UNC Board of Governors approved an athletics fee increase that will funnel an additional $1.2 million into the UNCW athletic budget. Full story...
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