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Wilmington art community remembers Robert Brown

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videoRobert Delford Brown left his mark on the artistic world. Members of the Wilmington art community are remembering a dear friend. Robert Brown, a well-known local artist, was found dead in the Cape Fear River Tuesday. Full story...
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Deputies make quick arrest in Big Lots robbery

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An armed robbery at the Big Lots on Market Street in Wilmington was solved fairly quickly Wednesday. New Hanover County deputies arrested David Horrell after spotting a vehicle matching a store clerk’s description of the one used in the robbery. Full story...
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Thursday UNCW celebrates Teal Day

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If you are near the UNCW campus Thursday, you may see a “sea” of teal. Today the university will celebrate its first Teal Day, and proclaim it as the official school color. Full story...
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Public information meeting Thursday for Monkey Junction annexation

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Residents wanting to know more about the proposed annexation of Monkey Junction will get their chance Thursday night.The City of Wilmington is holding a public information meeting. Full story...
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Land donated to CFCC for research

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Cape Fear Community College has become the owner of the newly established Judia Blackburn Sanders Nature Preserve in New Hanover County. Full story...
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UNCW students talk business with new Hard Rock Park owner

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UNCW students are getting down to business. Wednesday, executives gave them the inside scoop about the business world. Students were able to ask questions and hear about ways to jump-start their business careers once they graduate. Full story...
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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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