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Man killed in shootout jailed earlier this year

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videoOne of the two men killed in a shootout with police late Friday was arrested earlier this year in a Navassa home invasion, according to Brunswick County court records. Full story...
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Area historic sites to get money for repairs, improvements

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State historical attractions in the coastal area are slated to receive thousands of dollars in repair and renovation funds under a statewide capital improvement campaign that has been on hold for several years due to the recession. Full story...
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GANG VIOLENCE FLASHBACK: Growth in criminal gangs worries law enforcement (2010 StarNews article)

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An emerging gang problem over the last five years has prompted local authorities to refocus efforts on gang prevention, helping at-risk youth avoid the pitfalls of criminal activity in an attempt to choke off sources of gang recruitment, said Assistant District Attorney Jon David. Full story...
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Ben Steelman's take on the 'Back Door Kitchen Tour'

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- Some of the most modern kitchens in Wilmington, oddly enough, are tucked into downtown's Historic District. Nine of these kitchens will be open to the public on Oct. 12 for the Residents of Old Wilmington's eighth annual Back Door Kitchen Tour. None of this year's kitchens has been on the tour before. Full story...
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Music of Mozart, Words of Einstein

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The 2013-14 Chamber Music Wilmington (CMW) season should banish any conventional ideas you may harbor about small-ensemble classical music. The season opener on Sunday at UNCW's Beckwith Recital Hall is a program titled "Einstein: Speaking of Mozart." Full story...
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Jones' Fish Camp closes

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Jones’ Fish Camp, which had been serving old-timey staples alongside Calabash-style seafood at 7770 Market St. since late 2009, locked the doors for good late last week. Full story...
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Court: Berger will have to pay own fees, court costs

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger will be responsible for paying his own attorney fees and court costs, the N.C. Superior Court ruled Wednesday. Full story...
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Brunswick County to remain in Myrtle Beach metro area

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video Appeals from local officials failed to persuade federal agencies that Brunswick County is tied more closely to Wilmington than to Myrtle Beach. Full story...
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Carolina Beach finds its new town manager

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videoThe Carolina Beach Town Council, at its meeting Tuesday, tapped Michael Cramer, a city manager in Michigan, as its new town manager. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council may spend $30,000 more to light downtown fountain

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About six months after the lighting around Wilmington's Kenan Memorial Fountain was changed, city leaders still aren't happy with the results. Full story...
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