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UPDATE: Police catch driver who ran after fight with girlfriend led to car accident

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A woman at the scene told WWAY it started when she got in a fight with her boyfriend who then drove away and ran the stop sign at St. Andrew's, T-boning another car. The man then got out of his car and ran away. Full story...
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N. 3rd St. improvement work begins

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According to the city, crews will do prep work this week, but starting next Monday, major construction will begin in the area of North 3rd Street between Market and Princess Streets. This will include the intersection of 3rd and Market Streets. Full story...
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Tourism funds to pay to reverse Carolina Beach road diet

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videoJust one year after putting North Lake Park Blvd. on a diet, Carolina Beach Town Council has decided to fatten the road because of traffic issues. Most town leaders, residents and visitors agree two lanes is not enough for the busy weekend traffic that sometimes means about 30,000 vehicles a day. Full story...
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WPD goes undercover to catch speeders

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video The Wilmington Police Department is using some unique methods this week to catch drivers who may be breaking the law. Today officers disguised themselves as roadside maintenance workers, including an officer on a tractor armed with a laser-radar. Full story...
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Severe weather causes commotion for drivers; no relief for wildfires

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video Severe weather rolled into the region early Wednesday afternoon, flooding streets and cars across the Cape Fear. Although the area has been in a serious drought over the last couple of months, the instantaneous rush of water caused by the heavy rain overwhelmed the area. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Town Council votes to reverse 'road diet' plan

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video The Carolina Beach Town Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night in favor of reversing Lake Park Boulevard back to four lanes. With so many complaints and overwhelming opposition to the “road diet,” many are saying its about time that the road goes back to the way it was. Full story...
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Carolina Beach councilman says road diet must go

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video The road diet in Carolina Beach has caused headaches for residents, businesses and visitors since it was implemented. Now a town council member says the whole project was a bad idea and says tourists are not going to come back because of the traffic. Full story...
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Carolina Beach to reconsider road diet

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videoCarolina Beach made the change to the pattern a year ago to help regulate traffic conditions on Lake Park Blvd. Instead many people say it has done quite the opposite. Full story...
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DOT shows off plans to ease Wilmington-Leland congestion

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video Drivers throughout our area have one common gripe: traffic. The roads between Wilmington and Leland are especially frustrating, but the state has some plans that could make the trip a little easier. Full story...
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Public forum on highway safety

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Concerns about traffic flow and safety along highways US 17 and NC 210 in Hampstead are the topics of a public forum tonight. Full story...
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Painting resumes on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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With beautiful weather forecast, it's sure to be a busy weekend around the region, but there's some road work that could affect your plans. Full story...
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Pine Valley neighborhood gets medians to slow traffic

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Beginning this week, the city is installing traffic medians in the Pine Valley area. The project is part of the city’s neighborhood traffic management program that works with neighborhood residents to identify both short and long-term solutions to help reduce speeding and improve safety. Full story...
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Saffo wants to alert residents via certified mail about the Market Street Corridor Plan

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video Many drivers out there try to avoid driving on Market Street for one reason or another. Now the city of Wilmington is planning ahead and looking to make some major changes but like everything else it'll take time and money. The city presented its plan on how to make it's mark on Market Street. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Safety group says red light cameras save lives

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video The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the controversial cameras saved 159 lives in 14 cities from 2004 to 2008. The IIHS goes on to say that if the cameras had been installed in all US cities with populations over 200,000, they could have prevented 815 deaths. Full story...
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Cement truck accident blocking Carolina Beach Road

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The Wilmington Fire Department says an accident involving a cement truck is blocking traffic on Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington. Full story...
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