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New company to use Port of Wilmington

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More business is on the way for the Port of Wilmington Independent Container Line has signed on to begin weekly service between Wilmington, and northern Europe and the United Kingdom. The weekly trips will start in late March. Full story...
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Star News classifieds down by thirty percent

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The New York Times Company is battling along with the rest of the newspaper industry to remain upright during the financial meltdown. The Star News, which is owned by the Times, has seen a decrease in in classifieds and ad revenue as well. Full story...
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Career Day at Leland Middle School

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Twenty-one area professionals visited the students at Leland Middle School and explained all that is involved with their careers. The students heard from a pediatrician, veterinarian, district attorney and even a Screen Gems stunt man, among others. Full story...
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Perdue says spending cut proposals not good enough

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Gov. Beverly Perdue is telling North Carolina state agencies to look harder for spending cuts after she received dozens of options to trim next year's budget.

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Dog eludes Jacksonville airport employees

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Employees at the Albert J. Ellis Airport in Jacksonville are trying to rescue a dog that has lived near the airport for more than a year. But they can't catch him. Full story...
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NC city trying to win cycling hall of fame

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Organizers in Greensboro are excited that they made the cut as a possible home for the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame after the North Carolina city made a late entry in the contest Full story...
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SC man sentenced to 14 years in NC furniture scam

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A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for defrauding customers out of millions of dollars with a fake online furniture business based in North Carolina. Full story...
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Recession is bringing tough times to downtown businesses

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videoHere in Wilmington, the recession continues to hit downtown businesses with a one-two punch, leading some businesses owners to fear they will have to close their doors. Full story...
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75th anniversary of the Wrightsville Beach fire

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videoEach summer, coastal towns worry about the potential of a devastating hurricane. But for Wrightsville Beach, perhaps the greatest disaster happened in the middle of winter. Full story...
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Salmonella scare hits Cary, NC

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A national salmonella scare continues to hit the Tar Heel State. Peanut butter crackers made in Cary tested positive Tuesday for salmonella. Full story...
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You may soon be taxed for downloads

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North Carolina could soon be taxing you when you download music, ring tones, movies and software if a legislative committee gets its wish. Full story...
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NC legislature back in session with big issues to tackle

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videoWWAY News Channel 3 talked with two state senators and two representatives from our area to find out what they think are priorities for this legislative session. Full story...
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WHQR will continue to operate on half of last year's budget

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After cutting four key positions last month, Wilmington's public radio station has mapped out a new plan. Full story...
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State lottery sends more than $93 million to a state fund

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The state lottery is making money. State education programs have seen more than 900 million dollars since the first lottery tickets were sold in 2006. Full story...
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International fuel company purchases a terminal in Wilmington

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An international fuel company plans to open a regional distribution terminal in Wilmington. Full story...
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