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UNCW hosts its second Seniors Health Fair

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Calling all senior citizens. Thursday, the UNCW School of Nursing is inviting you to take part in the Second Annual Seahawks and Seniors Health Fair. Full story...
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Senior center needed, but not finished yet

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videoConstruction on a new senior center in Southport is nearly four months behind schedule, but the need for senior services in Brunswick County is here now. Full story...
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Self-contained communities a growing trend

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videoShoppers said what makes Mayfaire so appealing is that they can get their shopping done while getting some fresh air at the same time. Experts said Mayfaire’s success has started a trend in our area. Economist Woody Hall said people are attracted to places where they can find shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. Full story...
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Taxi permits more expensive to acquire

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Getting a taxi permit in the city of Wilmington is going to take a few more steps, which will ultimately cost the cab driver more money, but may make our streets safer. Full story...
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Home sales showing signs of rebounding

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Home sales nationwide unexpectedly rose 4.7 percent in February, but they were down more than 40 percent compared to February of 2008. In Wilmington, home sales increased by a 4.9 percent margin compared to January of this year. Full story...
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Bill filed to allow liquor sales on Sunday

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As Governor Bev Perdue tries to make money for the state by increasing taxes on alcohol and tobacco, some lawmakers want to loosen the state's liquor laws.

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Saving Cove Swamp

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Lake Waccamaw and its residents are one step closer to saving Cove Swamp. On Wednesday, Lake Waccamaw Town Council voted to contribute $1,000 to the purchase of Cove Swamp. Full story...
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Another case of rabies?

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New Hanover County is testing another raccoon for rabies. Employees at the Tidal Market on the corner of Wrightsville and Greenville avenues said they saw a raccoon near the front entrance acting erratically. Full story...
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Update: Body found in Cape Fear River

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A boater made a startling discovery Tuesday afternoon. A body was discovered floating in the Cape Fear River near the battleship around 5:00 p.m. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride Whiteville: Founder James B. White

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videoHistorians say there is not a single picture of the town's founder in existence, but we can still get an image of who he was. Gariel Bell of Central Middle School introduces us to James B. White. Full story...
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Report: NC sees fastest growth in uninsured

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A state health research agency says North Carolina has the country's highest growth rate of people going without health insurance. Full story...
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Closed section of Ocracoke Island beach expanded

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The section of Ocracoke Island beach closed for pre-nesting of shorebirds has been expanded after five signs marking the closure were vandalized. Full story...
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NC city is a finalist for cycling hall of fame

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A newspaper reports that a North Carolina city is vying with one in California to become then new headquarters of the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame. Full story...
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NC school system cutting hundreds of jobs

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One of North Carolina's largest school systems is cutting 534 jobs and is preparing for more layoffs if they are needed. Full story...
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Feds watch how NC is spending stimulus money

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Eight federal officials are in Raleigh to watch how North Carolina spends stimulus funds. Full story...
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