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Early Risers: Behind the scenes at Fort Fisher Aquarium

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videoIt is 7:30 in the morning, time to rise and shine for the residents of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. That is when the aquarists arrive. Full story...
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Meetings begin for redistricting Brunswick County schools

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The first public forum is Tuesday night at 6:30 in the Supply Elementary School gym. The second is Wednesday at 6:30, in the Leland Middle School gym. Full story...
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Mayor Saffo addresses the city's financial state Monday night

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videoWilmington Mayor Bill Saffo took to the podium Monday night for his State of the City address.

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Trial for Wilmington police officer delayed

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Wotzvely Albert Perez was supposed to be tried Monday, but the case was continued because neither side was prepared for trial. Full story...
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Senate votes to delay digital switch

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We made the digital switch in September. The rest of the country was supposed to switch over in February, but that may get delayed thanks to a bill making its way through Congress. Full story...
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Fewer complications associated with paperless hospitals

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Hospitals that have fully automated systems are better for patients than traditional hospitals with paper-based records, new research finds. Full story...
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Fort Fisher Ferry about to set sail again

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videoAfter being shut down for repair for two months, the ferry will be re-opening on Monday, February 2. The Department of Transportation had to stop ferry service so they could fix the ramp vehicles use to drive onto the ferry. Full story...
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A new worm infecting computers at an alarming rate

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videoA new computer worm has infected 20 million computers worldwide, and it is spreading fast. Full story...
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Concerns over Titan plant continue

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Titan America has applied for an air quality permit to begin construction on the proposed cement plant. State Representative Carolyn Justice and State Senator Julia Boseman are asking the Division of Air Quality to postpone that permit until all environmental impact studies are evaluated and made public. Full story...
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Coast Guard rescues vessel thanks to EPIRB

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videoA 30-foot sailboat ended up almost 40 miles off shore with torn up sails and no power. If it wasn't for the distress call system they had on board, the search may have had a much different outcome. Full story...
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State of the City address Monday night at City Hall

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Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo will give his annual State of the City address Monday. The public is invited to attend. Full story...
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SPARK training is helping local students become more active

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Dozens of P.E. teachers from New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties were at UNCW Monday for SPARK training. The program teaches instructors new physical education activities... Full story...
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Attempted kidnapping at Lowe's Food in Monkey Junction

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an attempted kidnapping off Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Children's Museum announces TREKS initiative to tackle school budgets cuts

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Kindergartners from seven area counties will now be able to enjoy Wilmington's Children's Museum for free. Full story...
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Duke University raises $308M for financial aid

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President Richard Brodhead said Monday that the Financial Aid Initiative has raised $308.5 in new endowments since efforts began in 2005. More than 4,300 alumni, parents and friends contributed to establish 478 new scholarship and fellowship funds, and support 330 existing funds. Full story...
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