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Camp introduces adolescents to nursing

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Camp BONES (Brigade Of Nurse Exploring Seahawks) was established four years ago to introduce minorities into the nursing field. The program now has over 40 students from eight different counties. Full story...
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Workshop helps small businesses find their way

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From time to time we all need a point in the right direction. On Wednesday, local small business owners got the guidance they'll need to navigate towards recovery. Full story...
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Water levels rise as do predators of mosquitoes

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videoYou may remember the two recent downpours that caused major flooding and major headaches, for some New Hanover County residents, but there may be a silver lining...the added water may decrease the population of mosquitoes. Full story...
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Millions in bail for women arrested for drugs

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Two Columbus County women are in jail, facing major drug charges.

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Marino on Money: Summer break on a budget

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videoWe're a couple of months into summer, but it's not too late to take that vacation. This week Marino on Money shares some tips for smart spending on your summer break. Full story...
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Brunswick detectives broaden investigation into illegal spas

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WWAY has learned more about the investigation into illegal sex businesses in Brunswick County. Detectives are looking into who may have owned and operated those businesses and properties, and their involvement in illegal activity.

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President Obama brings health care message to North Carolina

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videoPresident Barack Obama told North Carolinians his plan would cap out-of-pocket costs for patients, require insurance companies cover check-ups and preventative care, keep insurers from capping yearly and lifetime coverage and prevent them from denying you coverage because of your medical history. Full story...
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Violence at area housing projects

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videoA shooting at a Wilmington Housing Project has neighbors concerned. It happened at 12th and Rankin Streets, just as the sun went down. Police are calling it an armed robbery. Full story...
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School District in Limbo due to State Budget on hold

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videoKids go back to school in a few weeks but what will they go back to? Full story...
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President Obama lands in North Carolina

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President Barack Obama has arrived in North Carolina. Air Force One landed shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday at Raleigh-Durham International Airport as Obama prepared for a town hall event at Broughton High School in Raleigh. Full story...
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Parents voice concerns about school redistricting at Tuesday's meeting

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videoParents from the Echo Farms and River’s Edge communities gathered Tuesday night to learn about middle school redistricting plans for the 2010-2011 school year. Since a new school is being built in the northern part of the county, about 2,400 students will be moved around, and these parents aren't happy about where their kids might go.

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Madoff explains scheme from NC jail

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A lawyer for victims of Bernard Madoff's fraud says Madoff told him during a 4½-hour jailhouse interview in North Carolina exactly how the fraud took place. The 71-year-old Madoff was brought two weeks ago to the Butner Federal Correctional Complex about 45 miles northwest of Raleigh to begin serving a 150-year sentence. Full story...
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Bob Barker pleads to Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Former game show host and longtime animal rights activist Bob Barker hopes to convince the principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to quit displaying bears in pits and cages. Full story...
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Man found guilty of killing wife

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The Fayetteville Observer reported that at Robeson County jury deliberated about five hours over two days before reaching a verdict Tuesday afternoon in the trial of Myron Britt. Full story...
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Law enforcement steps up attempt to stop local gang crimes

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videoViolent crime in our area is often associated with gang activity. According to law enforcement, most of the major gangs are here. Wilmington Police and the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department Gang Task Force met Tuesday in an attempt to ratchet up the fight. Full story...
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