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More details in the chase involving Officer Matthews

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videoNewsChannel 3 is learning more about the events leading to the death of Wilmington Police Officer Richard Matthews. Through our website, a lot of people are asking questions that we hopefully can now answer for you. Full story...
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Some geared up for St. Patrick's Day at Burchetta Glassblowing Studio

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Burchetta Glassblowing Studio and Gallery held an event where people were able make their own Saint Patrick's Day mug. Full story...
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Ferry service limited

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If you're planning on taking the Southport - Fort Fisher ferry this weekend, you may want to re-think your route. The DOT has suspended half of its runs while mechanics work on the engine of one of the two ferryboats. Full story...
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Museum booked with Read to Me Festival

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The Wilmington Children's Museum was packed with kids who love to read on Saturday. Children had a chance to play and interact at the annual Read to Me Festival, hosted by the Wilmington Junior League. Full story...
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Plethora of vendors on display at baby expo

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Parents, and expectant parents, browsed booths with clothing, furniture and even health care providers at the eighth annual Cape Fear Maternity and Baby Expo Saturday at the Coast Line Convention Center. Full story...
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Leland tree giveaway

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Spring is almost here and to prepare for it, the town of Leland gave away thousands of trees on Saturday. There were lots of tree species to choose from and were given out free of charge, on a first come first serve basis. Full story...
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Student leads food drive for Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

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Matthew Farr decided he would do a research project on the economy and it's effects on charity programs. Saturday, he held a food drive at Lowes foods on North College Road to benefit Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, a non-profit company that gives food to the needy. Full story...
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Future scientists match wits at Olympiad Science Fair

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videoUNCW hosted their annual Olympiad Science Fair on Saturday. It was a chance for area middle and high school students to be creative and competitive. Full story...
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Cape Fear Memorial Bridge among worst in state

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videoAccording to a survey done by AAA, more than 46,000 cars travel over the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge each day -- that's more than 300,000 cars a week. Still, the drivers we spoke with say they weren't surprised to find the bridge among the ten worst in the state of North Carolina. Full story...
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NC Maritime Museum trying to stay afloat

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The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Southport could be on the chopping block because of state budget cuts. Museum supporters pleaded their case at last night's Board of Aldermen meeting. They want to house the museum in the city's parks and recreation building, and are asking the city to lease it to the state for one dollar a year, for ten years. Full story...
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Should background checks be done for school volunteers?

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videoAt a New Hanover County PTA meeting this week, some said background checks shouldn't just end with principals and teachers. They said it might be a good idea to check up on school volunteers, and chaperones as well. Full story...
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New incentives for green building

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Senators RC Soles and Julia Boseman are pushing a bill to make North Carolina a little greener. The senators support a pair of bills that would offer incentives to green builders in New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender counties. Full story...
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Students discover learning about pi can be fun

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Today, the Cape Fear Museum honored the famous number pi. Not pie that you eat, but the pi you learned about in math class; you know, the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle which is about equal to 3.14. Full story...
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Perdue announces parole and probation changes

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North Carolina will soon have tougher probation supervision that should help strengthen public safety. Full story...
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Forestry Museum stresses importance of valuable resource

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videoForestry has been a large part of our state's industry beginning in the Colonial times. The North Carolina Forestry Museum in downtown Whiteville walks us through what made North Carolina pines so important to building the state and local economy. Full story...
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