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Dog Court: Two Springer Spaniels - dangerous or not?

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videoOne of our monthly features on NewsChannel 3 is New Hanover County Dangerous Dog Appeals Court. Court was back in session Wednesday night with two English Springer Spaniels a Wilmington man said terrorized him while he was riding his bike. Full story...
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Renters swamped with flooding issues

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videoThe Campus Walk Apartments’ drains were still clogged with debris from Monday's rain on Wednesday morning. Meanwhile, many residents are trying to mop up the damage the floods left behind. Full story...
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Fire destroys Hampstead doctor's office

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videoA Hampstead doctor is looking toward the future after his family practice was destroyed by fire over the weekend. Doctor Shyam Garg had patient records on paper and on the computer, many of which were lost in the fire. Full story...
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Birds of a different feather flock together

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videoOur region is home to many species of birds, many of which choose to nest on an island off the lower Cape Fear River. Thousands of birds flock to Ferry Slip Island to nest, and nurture their young. Full story...
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Redistricting New Hanover County middle schools

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New Hanover County School Board members once again have redistricting on the mind. Holly Shelter Middle School is being built in the northern part of the county, and about 2,400 students will have to be moved around.

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Ocean Island Beach holds fundraiser for turtles

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The Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Patrol held a fundraiser on Wednesday at the community center. There was a silent auction, educational programs, even a meet and greet with April the sea turtle. Full story...
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Bladenboro and Whiteville to receive federal funds

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Federal stimulus funds are on the way to this area. On Wednesday, Senator Kay Hagan's office announced grants for projects in Bladenboro and Whiteville. Full story...
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Major layoffs announced for PPD

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PPD announced they laid off approximately eighty workers from their Wilmington office on Wednesday. Full story...
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Sheriff McMahon works on reorganization within sheriff's office

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Sheriff Ed McMahon eliminated one lieutenant's position and created a new colonel position. The reorganization will provide more attention for several divisions within the sheriff's office and save nearly $80,000. Full story...
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City looking at privacy issues surrounding emails

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The city of Wilmington is reviewing its e-mail policy after the Wilmington Star News discovered nearly 40,000 e-mails to and from city and employees had been marked as "private" within the last year. Full story...
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Treat a craving with modest portion

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All of us crave certain foods like ice cream, chips, and pizza, but why do we crave them? It turns out, there's scientific evidence that shows our brains are being hijacked by food. Full story...
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Local middle school dresses up its policies

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Something new is coming this fall to D.C Virgo Middle School; a dress code. Students will be required to wear khaki, navy blue or black bottoms, collared shirts, and no flip-flops. Full story...
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NC man pleads guilty to murder of theater manager

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A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Raleigh theater manager last year. Full story...
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Plastic-packaging company to add jobs in NC city

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A plastic-packaging company is bringing jobs to a North Carolina town. Alpha Inc. said Wednesday the Austria-based company will open its first manufacturing facility in the state in Raeford. Full story...
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NC county Web site lets citizens track spending

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Citizens in a North Carolina county now have a Web site that allows them to track government spending, from travel and welfare costs to the county manager's postage bill. Full story...
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