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Chadbourn Police investigating Memorial Weekend murder

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One man is dead and another is sitting in jail, charged with murder, after an early morning shooting in Chadbourn. Full story...
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Blackbeard's anchor returns from the depths

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video A piece of history has been raised from the pits of the ocean, and it’s the largest artifact that's ever been recovered from perhaps the most infamous pirate's flagship. Full story...
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Nursing assistant accused of having sex with patient

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video A nursing assistant is in jail charged with having sex with her patient at an assisted living facility. What's more, she allegedly paid the man. Full story...
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Beach businesses hope Memorial Day sparks hot summer

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video With Memorial Day weekend being one of the biggest beach weekends of the year, Carolina Beach businesses prepare for the crowds and hope for the best. Full story...
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House, Senate budget deal would save teaching assistants

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The chief budget-writer in the North Carolina House says a potential deal to finalize a budget with the Senate would preserve funding for teaching assistant positions in the public schools. Full story...
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Wilmington pools not affected by drain recall

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When wilmington city pools open this weekend, there's no need to worry about a nationwide recall of pool drains. A city spokeswoman says the pools are not affected by a voluntary recall by eight manufacturers including a North Carolina-based company. Full story...
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Arboretum certified as wildlife habitat

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The New Hanover County Arboretum is about more than just plants. It's also about protecting wildlife. Full story...
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Children's Museum opens toddler treehouse

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Thanks to a grant from the Landfall Foundation the Children's Museum of Wilmington held the grand opening of the Forest Friends Toddler Treehouse this morning. Tots and families came together to test it out. Full story...
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Wilmington area unemployment down slightly

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The unemployment rate in the Wilmington area dropped slightly last month. The rate was 9.5 percent in April, which kept pace with the state rate. Both were down two-tenths of a point from March. Full story...
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NC gas prices down slightly for holiday weekend

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High gasoline prices may keep North Carolina drivers close to home for Memorial Day weekend, unless they take into account that those numbers actually have dropped slightly since the first of the month. Full story...
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