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Starnews Sunday Preview: Dealing with Grief

At some point in life we all have to deal with loss. When you pick up Sunday's edition of the Starnews...You'll find out about some of the resources available in our area to help deal with grief for people of all ages. "Good Morning Carolina" anchor Ashley Jacobs sat down with Starnews reporter Jim Ware for a preview.

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Talking baseball with StarNews reporter Shelby Sebens

As the latest developments in the debate over whether to build a ballpark in Wilmington continue to make headlines, we talked with StarNews reporter Shelby Sebens about what's going on.

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StarNews profiles ballpark petition organizers Sunday

After collecting enough signatures to get their argument on November's ballot, Ben McCoy and Joshua Fulton are recognizable names when it comes to the hot debate over bringing a ball park to Wilmington. StarNews reporter Shelby Sebens gets to know them better and talks with "Good Morning Carolina" anchor Ashley Jacobs about an upcoming article.

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Cameron family offers land for baseball stadium, but says don't use tax money to build it

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The Cameron family, who owns large tracts of property in New Hanover County, has offered to donate land to the city of Wilmington for a proposed baseball stadium. But the family is against taxpayer money being used for the facility. Full story...
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StarNews hurricane special hits stands Sunday

The StarNews rolls out its hurricane special this weekend. We get a sneak peak at what's inside.

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'Iron Man 3' filming underway in Wilmington

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video Whether on set or on location, "Iron Man 3" has started filming right here in the Cape Fear. According to sources inside the movie, "Iron Man 3," code-named "Caged," is finally underway. Screen Gems Studios was busy Wednesday as the cast and crew got to work. Full story...
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Belville mayor will drop charges against commissioner

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Belville Mayor Jack Batson said Tuesday he will drop the charges against Commissioner Joe Breault after Breault apologized at last night's Town Council meeting Full story...
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O'Charley's closes in Monkey Junction

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A spokesperson for O’Charley’s has confirmed that the Wilmington location closed Sunday. The restaurant at 5104 South College Road recently won the Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-off, in the Judges Choice category and for Best Decorated Booth. Full story...
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StarNews winding down ballpark survey

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The StarNews wants your opinion on the plan for a minor league ballpark in Wilmington. You can give your input through Sunday on questions like will a minor league team will benefit Wilmington, if tax money should help build it and how often you would go? Full story...
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Jennifer Aniston movie opens offices at Screen Gems

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A comedy set to star Jennifer Aniston has opened production offices at EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington, the StarNews reports. Principal photography is expected to begin in late June or early July. Full story...
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911 call reveals ex-husband found Sunset Beach woman after suicide

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video The ex-husband of a Brunswick County woman who was shot in her home Monday near Sunset Beach told the 911 dispatcher he heard two shots, then found his ex-wife dead from a self-inflicted gunshot to her chest, the recording of the call released to the StarNews on Wednesday reveals. Full story...
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Report: Building Trader Joe's on College & Oleander wouldn't make traffic worse

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Building a Trader Joe's in the empty lot on College and Oleander wouldn't cause much more congestion says a study done for the city. Full story...
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Ardent Berger supporter Ben McCoy leaves rant on StarNews website

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"But it can't be just me who thinks that all of this is so far out of proportion it's unbelievable. Sending black SUVs to his home to escort him in handcuffs? I've never seen anything like this in my life." Full story...
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Berger goes off on StarNews reporter in e-mail

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Good luck. Keep your deceitful “reports” coming. I’ve heard less gossip and misplaced rumors in teenagers conversations than in your agenda-driven, weak reporting. I’m ashamed for you. I thought you might have some integrity and talent, but you’ve shown none of either. Full story...
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StarNews Editorial: Turmoil in Leland Police Dept. cause for concern, deeper look

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Police Chief Timothy Jayne is at the heart of the problem. He either has lost control of his department or has an iron-fist management style coupled with a lackadaisical work ethic, depending on which side you believe. And that should be a signal to Jayne, to the town manager and to the town council that his days as chief are numbered. Full story...
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