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School crossing guard, 85, struck, killed by SUV

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An 85-year-old school crossing guard has died after being struck by a sport utility vehicle in front of an elementary school. Full story...
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Perdue says stimulus isn't all she hoped for

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Gov. Beverly Perdue says the economic stimulus package passed by Congress will quickly put people back to work in North Carolina. Full story...
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Perdue seeks to double size of NC biotech industry

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Gov. Beverly Perdue wants North Carolina to become the nation's biotechnology leader. Full story...
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County commissioners give Southeastern its two million dollars

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Southeastern handed that money over to the county several years ago toward a joint public and mental health facility; then came the financial crisis and they wanted the money back. Full story...
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Residents of Leland are invited to line dancing

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The Town of Leland is inviting residents to put on their dancing shoes and join the Parks and Recreation department for some line dancing. Full story...
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Actor Ed Asner visits Wilmington with a traveling theatre group

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Ed Asner, well known for his work on Mary Tyler Moore and Lou Grant, is in Wilmington with a traveling theatre group. He and fellow cast members spoke on a panel at the WHQR studios. Full story...
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Louisiana Pacific laying off

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Louisiana-Pacific Corporation announced Tuesday plans to curtail production at its laminated veneer lumber mill off Highway 421 in Wilmington. Full story...
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ABC store funds not going to help students learn ABC's

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videoThe city of Southport is feeling the effects of the economic downturn, so much so, that the board of aldermen chose to reallocate funding generated from an unlikely source, its local ABC store. Full story...
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City budget retreat looks at tax distribution

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videoThe city of Wilmington accounts for nearly eighty percent of the county sales and property tax revenue. Wilmington officials say it's time some of that money started coming back to help the city. Full story...
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Officials talking trash

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Trash was on the agenda for New Hanover County Commissioners on Monday. They held a solid waste work session to continue discussion of how to best handle the county's trash disposal. Full story...
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Eating at desk a dirty habit

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videoAccording to a University of Arizona study, the average computer keyboard harbors 400 times more bacteria than the average toilet seat. Full story...
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Taxi fares may be changing due to economy

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videoTaxi drivers want to increase the meter rate by one dollar to help compensate for these tough economic times.City Council will also consider taking away ... Full story...
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School bus hit from behind

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A New Hanover County school bus was involved in a traffic crash this afternoon. The bus was rear-ended by a white sedan, when it stopped to drop kids off at the 400 block of Racine Drive. Full story...
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Taxi drivers take scenic route around permits

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There's a lengthy waiting list to become a taxi driver in the city of Wilmington. Rather than waiting in line, some cabbies are turning to other ways of registering within the city. Full story...
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Need for financial aid on the rise

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Applications for financial aid have spiked 30 percent since last year in North Carolina, as more students seek help amid the economic recession. North Carolina is expected to offer about $300 million in need-based aid this year. Full story...
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