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Wrightsboro Elementary celebrates 100

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Wrightsboro Elementary School celebrated a milestone Friday. Students, alumni, former staff, and special guests joined the centennial celebration today at Wrightsboro Baptist Church. Full story...
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NC public health director warns about budget cuts

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North Carolina's public health director is warning that severe budget cuts could hurt the ability to respond to flu outbreaks later this year. Full story...
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NC tribe votes to allow casino alcohol sales

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Alcohol sales at a North Carolina mountain casino have been approved by members of the Cherokee Indian tribe. Full story...
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Budget cuts even hit NC lawmakers at cafeteria

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The budget cutting is getting serious in North Carolina as the recession continues. Lawmakers have been forced to cut funding for education and health programs. Full story...
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Southern Fried Poetry Slam continues in Durham

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A city in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina will be slammin' for a few days. Full story...
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Report: Drowning victim rode mo-ped past roadblock

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Authorities in North Carolina say the woman who drowned in a rain-swollen creek apparently rode her mo-ped past a roadblock intended to keep her from trying to ride through the water. Full story...
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Leland Town Council talks budget

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Thursday night, Leland's Town Council was briefed on the proposed budget for next fiscal year. The town will be working with $5.8 million, and needs to make an eight percent reduction compared to this year's budget. Full story...
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Brunswick County holds its People's Choice Awards

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The people of Brunswick County have spoken. The Second Annual Brunswick County People's Choice Awards ceremony was held at Dosher Memorial Hospital Thursday night. Full story...
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Charges get more serious against Jessica Wishnask

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videoStatutory rape and dissemination of harmful materials are two of the newest charges against Wishnask, but the District Attorney's Office says more may be headed her way. Full story...
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Fifth suspected case of H1N1 in NHC schools

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There's another suspected case of the H1N1 virus in a New Hanover County school. School officials said Thursday that a student at Holly Tree Elementary School is suspected to have contracted the virus. Full story...
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Mental illness an increasing problem for military members

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videoThe treatment and diagnosis of mental health problems in the military has been making headlines since the untimely death of Commander Keith Springle, the Navy social worker who was gunned down by a patient at a mental health clinic in Iraq last month. Now legislators and mental health experts are citing the incident as a call to action. Full story...
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Governor Perdue to visit Wilmington Friday

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Bev Perdue makes her second visit to Wilmington as governor Friday. This time to talk money. Perdue will speak at an economic recovery workshop at UNCW's Burney Center starting at 10:00 a.m.

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Pleasure Island Police has new motto

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Pleasure Island Police now have a new motto, thanks to a Carolina Beach Elementary fourth grader. Full story...
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Anderson Elementary students make Marconi proud

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videoFifth graders at Edwin Anderson Elementary in Wilmington have a lot to be proud of today. The students launched their own radio show. The nine fifth graders call themselves The Pelican Crew, named after their school mascot. Full story...
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Brunswick Community Hospital neurologist surrenders license

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Brunswick Community Hospital's only neurologist has surrendered his medical license. According to the state medical board, Dr. Charles Hall gave up his license last month. Full story...
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