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New bill filed for film incentives

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Last week we told you about the effort to raise the state's film tax incentives, or tax breaks given to film production companies, from 15 to 25 per cent. State Senator Julia Bosmean, a democrat, had filed a bill to do just that. Full story...
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Federal funds will help Wilmington with energy efficiency

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The City of Wilmington is going to see some federal dollars. Thursday, the Department of Energy announced that it will give North Carolina more than $58 million for projects aimed at promoting energy efficiency and conservation. Full story...
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Whats Happening: March 26-29

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videoWhat a weekend it is going to be! You are invited to a wedding where things are not always what they seem and a prom. Full story...
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Looking back at the 1984 Red Springs tornado

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videoThe largest and most devastating tornado outbreak in the Carolinas in the 20th century happened March 28th, 1984 when 22 tornadoes killed 57 people, 42 here in North Carolina; 800 more were injured. Full story...
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Federal regulators challenge NC phosphate mine

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Federal regulators say they think an expansion of a phosphate mine in eastern North Carolina would cause environmental damage and should be modified. Full story...
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NC's largest city seeks pay freeze for budget

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The state's largest city plans to freeze salaries and cut transportation jobs this year to deal with declining revenues. Full story...
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Western NC inn fire damage estimated at $7M

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Documents filed in bankruptcy court say damage from an intentionally set fire at a western North Carolina inn is estimated at $7 million. Full story...
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Adults charged with murder in NC girl's death

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Two adult caretakers are in a North Carolina jail on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of a four-year-old girl who lived with them. Full story...
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NC churches also dealing with bankruptcy problems

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Churches are not immune to the bankruptcy problems facing many in North Carolina as the economic downturn continues. Full story...
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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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