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EPA was concerned about NC deal on Duke ash dumps

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The US Environmental Agency expressed concern last year that a proposed deal between North Carolina regulators and Duke Energy to settle pollution violations at two of the company's coal ash dumps was too lenient. Full story...
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Federal government checking NC forest wetlands

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Two federal agencies are investigating whether managers at North Carolina State University's massive Hofmann Forest illegally drained wetlands. Full story...
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Economist: Regional economic outlook positive

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videoThe spring outlook looks good. We're not talking weather. We're talking money. Area professionals and bankers mixed business with breakfast this morning during PNC's Regional Economic Outlook. Full story...
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McComas steps down from Ports Authority Board

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Danny McComas has stepped down as chair of the North Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors. He informed the governor of his decision to resign in a letter dated Monday. Full story...
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Charlotte call center to eliminate 239 jobs

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A call center in Charlotte is closing next month in a move that will eliminate 239 jobs. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. OKs process to select top teachers

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School officials in New Hanover County now have a plan to select their top teachers under a new teacher tenure law. Full story...
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Jewelry sales benefit autism awareness

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videoApril is Autism Awareness month and some local stylists are joining a nationwide effort to raise money for autism awareness and provide financial support for families dealing with autism. Check out this story to learn how you can buy some gorgeous items that help others. Full story...
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Council to fund part of Wave budget

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Wilmington City Council voted unanimously to fund part of the transit authority's operating budget. Full story...
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Wilmington firefighters and police push for higher pay

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videoWilmington firefighters and police officers are demanding better treatment and fair pay from city leaders. Dozens of first responders and their supporters picketed in front of City Hall and then took their frustrations before City Council. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Woman charged with sister's murder after Carolina Beach shooting

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videoA woman has been charged with her sister's murder after a shooting this morning in Carolina Beach. Carolina Beach Police say the first calls came in just before 7:30 a.m. reporting shots fired near condos in the 600 block of Carolina Beach Ave. S. Full story...
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Tanker carrying asphalt hits tractor mowing I-40 median

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videoA tractor-trailer carrying about 10,000 gallons of liquid asphalt collided with a tractor mowing a highway median this afternoon near mile marker 396 on Interstate 40 West, said Pender County Emergency Management Director Tom Collins. Full story...
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Stabbing in Hillcrest Community

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videoThere was a stabbing late Tuesday afternoon but no victim at first. Wilmington Police said the stabbing happened near 13th Street in the Hillcrest Community around 5 p.m. But, investigators said the suspect and victim were no where to be found. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Kimberly Holland

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videoKindergarten teacher Kimberly Holland goes beyond the basics of reading, writing and math. She also teaches life lessons about empathy, support and giving. She's WWAY's Teacher of the Week. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: City, county look to work together on future storm clean-up

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video New Hanover County has told the City of Wilmington it will not help foot some of the city's bill to clean up from February's ice storm. But could the mess be a spark for county-city cooperation? Full story...
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Defrosting freezer blamed for apartment fire near UNCW

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videoInvestigators say an unattended heater left to thaw a freezer led to a fire that damaged an apartment building near UNCW this morning. Full story...
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