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Supreme Court won't hear dispute over debit card fees

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The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge from retailers who claim the Federal Reserve allows banks to charge businesses too much for handling debit card transactions. Full story...
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Innocence hearing set Friday for Joseph Sledge

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A three-judge panel will meet Friday in Columbus County to hear evidence relevant to the N.C. Innocence Inquiry Commission’s recommendation in the case of State v. Joseph Sledge, 78. Sledge was convicted of killing a mother and her daughter in Bladen County in 1976. Full story...
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Commissioners approve final $40M in bonds for CFCC

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Cape Fear Community College will get to spend the final $40 million of bond money voters approved several years ago after a long debate by the New Hanover County Commission today. Full story...
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WPD investigating armed robbery

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Investigators with the Wilmington Police Department are searching for a suspect accused of robbing a man at gunpoint. Full story...
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New Hanover, Pender schools want control of calendar returned

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Two local school systems are lobbying state lawmakers to return the control of local school calendars to local boards of education – a movement backed by the N.C. School Boards Association and strongly opposed by the coastal tourism industry, which suffered when school systems began cutting summer short a decade ago. Full story...
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Man cited in Georgia for eating cheeseburger while driving

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A man says he was cited by police outside Atlanta for eating a cheeseburger while driving. Full story...
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Charlotte woman has front seat at State of the Union address

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A Charlotte wife and mother who credits her surviving a brain tumor to President Barack Obama's health insurance overhaul law gets a front row seat for the State of the Union address. Full story...
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Venue switch in store for the boxing event at Azalea Festival

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videoBoxing has been part of the Azalea Festival for 35 years. Williston Middle School in Wilmington has served as the location for the Azalea Festival boxing tournament for most of those years, but that will not be the case this April when the Azalea Festival rolls around again. The new venue will be in the heart of downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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UPDATE: Toddler dies from injuries in abuse investigation

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videoThe 14-month-old toddler who was severely abused has died from his injures. Investigators say new charges are now pending against his mother and her boyfriend. Full story...
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UPDATE: Detectives say Ash teen missing since Friday found

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Detectives say they have safely located an Ash teen who had been missing since Friday morning. Full story...
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