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NC inn stays open, declares victory over shutdown
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 7:44am.

A private hotel and restaurant forced to close during the partial federal government shutdown because it leases a federal government building on federally owned land is reopening its doors along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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McCrory pushes manufacturing jobs, says outlook good for SENC
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 3:01pm.

videoNorth Carolina's economy continues to try and bounce back from the great recession. Now Gov. Pat McCrory is pushing a sort of back-to-the-future approach by focusing on manufacturing jobs. McCrory says manufacturing is key to our economic recovery. The question, though, is where are those jobs for our community.

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Despite new law, some businesses post signs to keep guns out
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 4:13pm.

videoWalking the streets of downtown Wilmington, you may have noticed a few new signs in the windows of some of your favorite restaurants and bars. That's because starting Tuesday, concealed carry permit holders are now allowed to bring their weapons into places that serve alcohol unless business post a sign forbidding it.

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The Greeks to open second location near Monkey Junction
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 3:50pm.

videoA downtown Wilmington restaurant will expand near Monkey Junction. The owners of The Greeks say they will add a second location by the Harris Teeter on Carolina Beach Road in Beau Rivage Marketplace.

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WDI introduces new man in charge
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 10/02/2013 - 3:54pm.

video After a nationwide search for a new president and CEO, Wilmington Downtown inc. Has its new leader. Out of 38 resumes, one stood out. Ed Wolverton has more than 28 years of downtown and economic development experience. It's experience he hopes will revitalize downtown Wilmington.

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Slice of Life to move across Market to old Rhino Club location
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 3:49pm.

videoJust two years after a gang leader was stabbed to death leaving the Rhino Club at 125 Market Street, a new tenant is moving in with hopes of restoring the building and its history.

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Shirt jacket is hot for men's fall fashion
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 6:14am.

video Layering, cuffing and backpacks are trends for men this fall. Michael Vincent of Bloke Apparel in Wilmington has five important things that are a must for men's fall fashion.

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Randy to the Rescue tours kitchen featured on www.houzz.com
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Thu, 09/26/2013 - 6:37am.

Wilmington Interior Designer Melanie Bowe of En Vie Interiors is selected as Kitchen of the Week on www.houzz.com. Her remodeled kitchen features old world charm combined with modern convenience and careful consideration for the discriminating home cook. video

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Tar Heel reacts as Smithfield shareholders approve sale to Chinese
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 4:24pm.

videoShareholders have approved the sale of Smithfield Foods to a Chinese company. The buyout comes amid food safety problems in China, and its impacts could be felt in our area.

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ONLY ON 3: Customers surprised to find tax records sold after preparer's death
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 4:17pm.

video Before she died in July, Margaret Darden had spent most of her life preparing other people's taxes. But after her death her family sold her business, and with it her clients' personal information. Now those customers are searching for answers.

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