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Boy, home alone, helps police nab burglar

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videoA 12-year-old boy is credited with helping put a burglar behind bars. Quick thinking, and a cool head helped the boy lead detectives to the burglar. Full story...
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New study shows social-networking sites safer than we think

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Results of a study suggest that social-networking sites like Myspace and Facebook are safer for our kids to surf than some of us may think. That being said, it should be pointed out that the report was compiled by a team of executives from those same social sites, plus AOL, and Yahoo. Full story...
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Family starts petition to bring justice to drug dealer

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A few months ago, a Wilmington woman lost her brother to drugs. Now, she wants the person responsible for supplying him with the illegal narcotics to pay. Full story...
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Keep the heat pumping

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videoAccording to licensed heating contractor Marty Kalnen, the strain on Doris Waff's heat pump played a role in causing it to fail. Something he's seen happen often during this cold snap. Full story...
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Local shelters are preparing for people looking to escape the cold

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The Good Shepherd Center and Salvation Army are busy preparing for an influx of people in the cold weather. Full story...
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Local fire departments to receive funds

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U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre announced more federal funding today for the Sunset Beach and New Hanover County fire departments. Full story...
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Plane headed to Charlotte crashes in Hudson River

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A passenger plane crashed into the icy waters of the Hudson River this afternoon, but what could have been a great tragedy is apparently a survival story. Full story...
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Police looking for accused gang rapists in Sunset Beach

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Sunset Beach police are looking for some construction workers accused of gang raping a twenty-one year old woman. It happened last week at the Continental Motel in Sunset Beach. So far three men have been arrested. Full story...
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Whats Happening: January 16-19

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videoAll across the area, events are taking place this weekend in honor of Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. But that's not all you can experience if you decide to brave the cold and head out. Full story...
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Wilmington an affordable option for film producers

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Wilmington film commission director Johnny Griffin said choosing a location to film a movie often comes down to money. Because of that, Wilmington is looking better and better to Los Angeles film producers looking for cheaper places to make their movies. Full story...
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Military Child Education Coalition leads meetings

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Some New Hanover County school employees had a little military training Thursday. Nurses, guidance counselors, and social workers from area schools attended the first of two training sessions on National Guard families. Full story...
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NC conference pools thinking on solar technologies

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Scientists concentrating on a new generation of technology that turns sunlight into electric power are putting their heads together at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Full story...
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NC city earns $70,000 from ticket amnesty program

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A North Carolina city says it earned $70,000 in a program that forgave late fees for residents who paid their old parking tickets. Full story...
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Marine accused of beating wife expected in court

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A Marine accused of beating his pregnant wife into a coma is set to go before a judge. Full story...
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Prosecutors: No charges in college student's death

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Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed after a North Carolina college student died following an off-campus capture the flag game with fraternity members. Full story...
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