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NC ski resorts make snow as cold weather sets in

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A pre-winter blast of cold weather has led ski resorts in western North Carolina to crank up their snow-making machines and open their slopes. Full story...
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DOJ agrees to allow US Airways-American merger

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videoThe Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow the merger of US Airways and American Airlines. The agreement requires the airlines to scale back the size of the merger at key airports in Washington and other big cities. Full story...
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Wilmington, New Hanover look for input on economic development plan

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videoNew Hanover County and the City of Wilmington want public input on creating an economic development strategy. The city and county have partnered with Garner Economics, LLC to work on the plan. Full story...
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Retail shops coming to former Rum Runners building

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video Store owners say that business is booming in downtown Wilmington, and now they’re looking for some new shops to keep the momentum going. Full story...
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Corning cuts to impact Wilmington plant

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video Corning says planned job cuts will impact its plant here in Wilmington. What's not known is how many people will lose their job in the Port City. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Coffee shop wants to sell beer, complaint holding it up

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videoWired on Wrightsville is a coffee shop off Wrightsville Avenue, but the owners want to add beer to the late-night menu. Full story...
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Businesses call for change to Special Use Permits

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videoNew Hanover County is not a prime target for big manufacturing companies hoping to move businesses or start new business projects, according to the Coalition for Economic Advancement. Full story...
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Fmr. Gov. Hunt urges investment in early childhood education

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Former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt is urging business, political and civic leaders to invest in early childhood education, saying children should start school ready to learn. Full story...
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Company to lay off nearly 100 at Wilmington plant

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videoMundy Maintenance, Services and Operations, LLC plans to layoff 97 workers in Wilmington according to a letter the company sent to Mayor Bill Saffo. Full story...
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Surf City motel close to reopening building destroyed by fire

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videoPart of a historic motel in Surf City is being rebuilt after a fire earlier this year. Tiffany's motel was a landmark in the town from the 1950s, but in January a fire claimed one of its buildings. Now the rebuilding processes is nearing its end. Full story...
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New Walmart shopping center could be headed to Burgaw

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video Residents living in the town of Burgaw met Thursday evening to talk about a new Walmart shopping center. Those who attended the public meeting were split. Some say the new shopping center will bring revenue and traffic to their small community, while others say it will hurt the town. Full story...
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NC inn stays open, declares victory over shutdown

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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. Full story...
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McCrory pushes manufacturing jobs, says outlook good for SENC

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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. Full story...
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Despite new law, some businesses post signs to keep guns out

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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. Full story...
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The Greeks to open second location near Monkey Junction

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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. Full story...
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