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UNC budget cuts could cause waves in Wilmington

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Colleges in the University of North Carolina school system are facing state proposed budget cuts that could cause drastic changes statewide, including here at UNCW. Full story...
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Cause of fire remains undetermined

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Oak Island fire officials wrapped up their investigation into that marina fire last week that sank one boat and damaged several others. Full story...
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Records: Slave cemetery on site of planned school

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Neighbors of a proposed North Carolina high school say they have more evidence that a slave cemetery is on the land. Full story...
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Suspect charged in fatal Old Navy shooting in NC

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A 27-year-old man has been charged with murder in the killing of a security worker outside an Old Navy clothing store in central North Carolina. Full story...
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Judge: 300 dogs won't be returned to NC kennel

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A judge has decided not to return nearly 300 dogs that were seized from an alleged puppy mill last week in eastern North Carolina. Full story...
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Father has lost confidence son-in-law is innocent

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Search warrants show the father of a woman found beaten to death in her North Carolina home has lost confidence in his son-in-law's innocence. Full story...
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Wrightsville drawbridge to be left open overnight toward end of month

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videoUpcoming work on the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge may cause some problems for drivers. The bridge will be left in the upright position overnight for three nights at the end of the month, February 23rd through the 25th. Full story...
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NC high school athlete dies during practice

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Authorities say a freshman high school athlete died at a North Carolina school, collapsing after a water break during basketball practice. Full story...
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Feds add charge in NC student leader's slaying

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A man accused in the slaying of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student body president Eve Carson now faces a federal kidnapping charge. Full story...
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NC treatment needs shift from alcohol to drugs

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A federal agency says more North Carolina residents are seeking treatment for abuse of drugs such as cocaine and prescription painkillers. Full story...
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Charlotte mulls higher fees for high water users

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Officials in North Carolina's largest city are considering a surcharge for high volume water customers during droughts. Full story...
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NC auto insurance companies request rate increase

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Auto insurance companies in North Carolina are asking for a 1.4 percent rate increase despite being at odds with the state's insurance department. Full story...
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Train derails in northeast North Carolina

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A freight train has derailed in northeast North Carolina, but no injuries have been reported. Full story...
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Governor Bev Perdue is on a working vacation

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Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton said he has been told that Perdue is out of the country, and he will be acting governor until she returns to the state.

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Graduation coaches help prevent drop outs

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videoWWAY reported last week, for the first time in years the number of high school students dropping out of school in North Carolina is declining. Monday, we look deeper into the cause and effect. Full story...
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