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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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Cape Fear Pride Whiteville: Founder James B. White

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videoHistorians say there is not a single picture of the town's founder in existence, but we can still get an image of who he was. Gariel Bell of Central Middle School introduces us to James B. White. Full story...
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Report: NC sees fastest growth in uninsured

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A state health research agency says North Carolina has the country's highest growth rate of people going without health insurance. Full story...
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Closed section of Ocracoke Island beach expanded

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The section of Ocracoke Island beach closed for pre-nesting of shorebirds has been expanded after five signs marking the closure were vandalized. Full story...
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NC city is a finalist for cycling hall of fame

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A newspaper reports that a North Carolina city is vying with one in California to become then new headquarters of the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame. Full story...
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NC school system cutting hundreds of jobs

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One of North Carolina's largest school systems is cutting 534 jobs and is preparing for more layoffs if they are needed. Full story...
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Feds watch how NC is spending stimulus money

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Eight federal officials are in Raleigh to watch how North Carolina spends stimulus funds. Full story...
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Bobby Seale to speak at Guilford College

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A co-founder and former chairman of the Black Panther Party will speak on "The Liberation of a People" at Guilford College in Greensboro. Full story...
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Five from WPD honored at City Council meeting; approved parking lot and dock for fire boat

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videoFor law enforcement officers, saving lives is part of the job. But it is not every day they are recognized for their bravery. Some Wilmington police officers, along with a Good Samaritan, were honored at Tuesday night's City Council meeting for a job well done. Full story...
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One of a kind specialist is improving lives of local children

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videoA new medical specialist in our area is changing the lives of families in more ways than one. The Picken family had no idea just how much the diagnoses of diabetes would not only change the life of seven-year-old Madison, but their entire family. Full story...
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Special Olympic athletes go head-to-head in the pool

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One hundred thirty high school and college athletes showed off their stuff by taking a dip in the pool. It was part of the annual Special Olympics competition at the YMCA in Wilmington. Full story...
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