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Developer, philanthropist Bruce Cameron dies

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Developer and philanthropist Bruce Barclay Cameron Jr. died Wednesday in Wilmington, friends of the family confirmed. He was 95. Full story...
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City adopts resolution to reverse shift in Brunswick MSA

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The Wilmington City Council wants the federal government to reverse a recent change that designated Brunswick County as part of the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. commissioners OK resolution to rejoin Wilmington MSA

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Brunswick County wants back into the Wilmington metropolitan statistical area after commissioners unanimously passed a resolution Monday night requesting it be removed from the Myrtle Beach MSA. Full story...
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StarNews: County officials look into statewide bill as way to remove Berger from office

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video New Hanover County is almost out of options to remove Commissioner Brian Berger from office – primarily because Wednesday is the deadline for state legislators to file local bills. Full story...
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StarNews: Wilmington council discusses paying 'living wage' to city employees

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Wilmington's roughly 1,000 city workers that officials say are underpaid could soon see their salaries increase. City Council members spent a considerable amount of time discussing employee compensation during a Monday work session on next year's budget. Full story...
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Barfield has 'God's favor,' needs $500,000 to $1 million for campaign

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"I'm working with consultants in D.C. and they said I will need to raise $500,000 to $1 million. I think that's very realistic," Barfield said. "...The timing is right now and more important for me, I'm working in God's favor. I've had every indication that this campaign is in God's plan and I won't need as much money as others." Full story...
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NEW THIS MORNING: ILM to add direct flight to NYC

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Wilmington International Airport is adding a third nonstop flight to New York City, at least for the summer. Full story...
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Myrtle Beach developer proposing Market Street retail center

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videoA Myrtle Beach developer is proposing to build a major retail center on Market Street in the rapidly growing Porters Neck community and is reaching out to Walmart or a similar type tenant to be an anchor. Full story...
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STARNEWS SUNDAY PREVIEW: Without involuntary annexation, city looks at other options

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video Recent legislation in North Carolina has effectively killed involuntary annexation by cities. So how can Wilmington now add communities and continue to grow? WWAY's Cacky Catlett sat down with StarNews reporter Julian March to talk about his story in Sunday's paper. Full story...
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Convicted murderer receives life with parole at resentencing

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videoA Wilmington woman was sentenced Friday to life with parole after 25 years for a 2006 murder. A change in state law last summer made it cruel and unusual punishment to sentence a juvenile to life without parole – originally handed down to the 17-year-old killer in 2008. Full story...
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Convicted murderer to get new sentencing hearing

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videoA Wilmington woman sentenced to life without parole for the 2006 ambush killing of a 26-year-old man will appear in New Hanover County Superior Court Friday morning for a new sentencing hearing. Full story...
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Authorities suspend search for driver along River Road

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The search for the driver who might have been thrown from a van that crashed Monday night along River Road in New Hanover County was called off shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday, N.C. Highway Patrol 1st Sgt. Troy Pope said. Full story...
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DAK Americas might close Navassa plant

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videoDAK Americas is considering shutting down its plant in Navassa, the company said Wednesday. The Brunswick County plant employs 350 full-time employees as well as another 250 contract workers. Full story...
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Davis measuring support for beach smoking ban

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video Rep. Ted Davis is assessing support within legislation for a bill to give New Hanover Co. beach towns the power to enforce smoking bans on the beaches. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: McCrory administrations struggles to answer questions about DENR chief

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videoThe McCrory administration is having trouble answering questions about its new Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources. Full story...
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