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Lawmakers begin to redraw unconstitutional House district

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State lawmakers will begin figuring out how to redraw State House districts in Pender and New Hanover counties on Tuesday. In March, the US Supreme Court ruled the 18th House District, that snakes from downtown Wilmington into western Pender County, is an unconstitutional minority-influence district.

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Local high school students helps train German Shepherds

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A local high school student is helping the police and the military, as part of an assignment for school. For his senior project, Christopher Marshall learned to work with and train German Shepherds. Full story...
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Job on the way in Columbus County

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More jobs are on the way to our area. Columbus County announced Monday that Nice Blends Corporation will open a food-processing facility near Whiteville, which will create 54 jobs over three years. Full story...
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Audit committee discusses City Council travel policies and procedures

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City officials spent $19,000 in tax payer money on a trip to the National League of Cities Conference. Councilmen Jim Quinn said the audit committee's review of City Council expense policies should ease tax payer concerns. Full story...
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Edwards acknowledges probe over campaign funds

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Two-time Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is acknowledging a federal inquiry into his campaign funds. Full story...
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Half of runs at Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry temporarily suspended

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The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division suspended half the runs at the Southport-Ft. Fisher route Monday, due to a minor oil leak in the engine system of the Motor Vessel Southport. Full story...
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NC city council suing city board over signs

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A North Carolina city is suing one of its own boards over the size of two business signs the board approved. Full story...
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Man dies trying to save dog from NC house fire

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Authorities say a 20-year-old North Carolina man died trying to save a pet dog from his parents' burning house near Lake Norman north of Charlotte. Full story...
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NC college grads look to delay entering job market

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Seniors graduating from North Carolina colleges this week are looking for alternatives to job hunting in the dismal economy. Full story...
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NC state troopers killed on duty to be honored

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol is honoring troopers who have died in the line of duty, including two killed in 2008. Full story...
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Coast Guard and NHC Sheriff's arrest man accused of stealing from boater

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and Coast Guard joined together to arrest a man accused of stealing from a boater. Full story...
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Man accused of raping 95-year-old woman in court Monday

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The man accused of raping and beating a 95-year-old Wilmington woman in April 2008 is scheduled to appear in court Monday. Full story...
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Parade of Homes showed positives for housing market

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videoThe annual Parade of Homes Tour gives people a chance to visit new homes throughout our area. Participants said this year's parade showed some positives for the local housing market. Full story...
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First confirmed H1N1 virus in North Carolina

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North Carolina now has its first confirmed case of the H1N1virus. Sunday, state health officials reported a positive case of the flu in Onslow County. Full story...
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New Hanover County bike routes to help with road safety

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videoNow that warm weather is here, you will be seeing more and more cyclists filling the streets and highways of the Port City. WWAY profiles bike routes in New Hanover County along with a few safety tips for cyclists and drivers. Full story...
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