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Public meeting Thursday night on proposed clear cutting

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Folks concerned about the proposed clear cutting in Cove Swamp in Columbus County have a chance to speak out at a public meeting Thursday night. Full story...
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Cause of North Brunswick High fire identified

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Authorities have identified the cause of Tuesday night's fire at North Brunswick High School. The fire began in the wood shop of the school around 7:00 p.m. Authorities say a sander was left on and overheated. Full story...
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With 100 positions unfilled, NHC manager talks of challenges ahead

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videoMore than 100 job positions are, or will soon be, unfilled. As a result, departments are being restructured. Despite the changes, county leaders stress that public safety will not be compromised. Full story...
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Sexting awareness

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videoYesterday, we introduced sexting, which is the act of sending nude or partially nude photos via cell phone. Teens may not realize they could face child pornography or sex offender charges if they get caught sexting. Full story...
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Online marketing the topic of conversation at a local breakfast

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Business owners are recognizing the importance of marketing their companies on the internet. A crowd of more than five hundred gathered at the Hilton in Wilmington Wednesday to talk about it. Full story...
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Parent wants others to be aware of seclusion rooms in school

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videoHave you ever heard of a seclusion room? A Carolina Beach mom found out about them after her son's teacher allegedly threatened to put him in one. Full story...
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Local meat cutter proves to be Grade A

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videoGetting the right piece of meat can take both a butcher and an artist. One Wilmington meat cutter is trying to prove he's a cut above the competition. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride Whiteville Stories - History of Whiteville

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videoEach week during March, we take a trip to Whiteville for Cape Fear Pride. Tonight we take travel back in time. Here's a history lesson from Akil Greene, of Central Middle School, about the origins of the growing Columbus County town. Full story...
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Two more cases of rabies in New Hanover County

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Two more rabies cases have been confirmed in New Hanover County. That makes seven cases in the past month. Full story...
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Missing Wilmington woman found in Arizona

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has canceled the missing person alert for Karla Ranee Moss-Harrigan. Full story...
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Feds say NC man used Ponzi scheme for lavish life

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Federal investigators say a North Carolina man operated a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that he used to feed a lavish lifestyle that included a Maserati sports car and extravagant parties. Full story...
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Road work at NC speedway to receive stimulus funds

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North Carolina transportation officials plan to spend $3.5 million in federal stimulus funds to help finance road improvements near a speedway, even though the track's owner agreed to pay the costs. Full story...
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NC high school student makes choking game PSA

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A high school sophomore in North Carolina is producing a public service announcement about the dangers of the so-called "choking game" after one of her friends died. Full story...
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WWAY Goes to Washington: NC representatives discuss the stimulus plan

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videoDuring our visit to Washington last week, NewsChannel 3 spoke with our three representatives in Congress about the stimulus plan. In part two of our special report from the nation's capital, they share what they think about it and how to make sure the money makes a positive impact for you.

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Law enforcement dog bites suspect as car is searched

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A Brunswick County man was treated at the hospital Tuesday after being bitten by a law enforcement dog. Full story...
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