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Titan opponents gather outside County Commissioners meeting

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videoOpponents are keeping the heat on the proposed Titan America cement plant. A large group gathered inside and outside the New Hanover County commissioners meeting Monday night for a peaceful protest against the proposed plant. Full story...
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Lincoln Elementary may find out Tuesday about school uniforms

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Parents and students at Lincoln Elementary may find out Tuesday night whether they will have a new dress code. School leaders hope uniforms will help create an equal playing field between students. Full story...
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Public hearing Tuesday night concerning annexation of Monkey Junction

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Tuesday night is your chance to speak your mind on the proposed annexation of Monkey Junction. Wilmington City Council is meeting to discuss resolutions to approve two voluntary annexations in the Monkey Junction area. Full story...
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Archaeologists to excavate Fort Anderson in Brunswick County

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Archaeologists are hoping to unearth what lies beneath a historic Brunswick County site. The work comes after archaeologists discovered grave sites on the grounds with the help of a radar ground scan last July. Full story...
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Hagan tours locations of local projects

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videoWith federal stimulus money heading our way, Senator Kay Hagan toured sites in our area where the money will be flowing. She made two stops in our area that will see major changes in the coming months. Full story...
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Tornado touches down in Bladen County

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videoA tornado watch Monday morning in Bladen County quickly turned into the real thing. Residents of homes destroyed by the twister are already busy picking up the pieces. Full story...
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Group protests Titan Cement at Monday meeting

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A large group gathered to protest the proposed Titan America cement plant in Castle Hayne before Monday’s NHC Commissioners meeting. Full story...
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The more eco-friendly TV has arrived

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videoTelevisions are going green. Samsung has come out with a new eco-friendly flat screen that could take a bite out of your electricity bill. Full story...
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City of Wilmington looking to cut budget for 2009-2010

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Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo called the outcome of Monday's City Work session sobering. The city will have to cut its budget for the 2009-2010 fiscal year. How much is not yet certain. Full story...
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Wilmington attorney Tom Pollard announces retirement

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The City of Wilmington's top attorney has announced his retirement. After almost 27 years in his position, City Attorney Tom Pollard will retire in June. Full story...
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New Hanover County recycling center reopens

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A New Hanover County recycling center that closed down will reopen thanks to a strong show of support from area residents. Full story...
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Perdue to cheer on UNC in person Monday night

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The governor bought tickets from UNC for the NCAA championship game against Michigan State. Perdue will fly to Detroit on a private jet and will not spend state money for her travel or tickets. Full story...
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Rapid rubbish removal after Azalea Festival

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Over the weekend, downtown Wilmington clean-up crews picked up more than 14 tons of trash. To put that into perspective, during an average week, they pick up under one ton of garbage. Full story...
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Extra pounds are taking a toll on children's health

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Increasing numbers of American children are taking medications to control their blood pressure and blood-sugar levels. Researchers say the childhood obesity epidemic is largely to blame. Full story...
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CFCC cosmetology program looking good

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Cape Fear Community College students aren't blushing over their latest award. Over the weekend, Cape Fear cosmetology students earned the top spot at the salon professionals’ competition. Full story...
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