Painting resumes on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/18/2011 - 11:20am.

With beautiful weather forecast, it's sure to be a busy weekend around the region, but there's some road work that could affect your plans.

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LIVE WITH GEORGE: Cape Fear Wildlife Expo underway
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 03/18/2011 - 10:59am.

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! The Cape Fear Wildlife Expo is underway at the Wilmington Convention Center. You can find out more about the expo LIVE WITH GEORGE tonight on WWAY NewsChannel 3.

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Unemployment up in 99 of NC's 100 counties
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/18/2011 - 9:33am.

The unemployment rate in the Wilmington metro area jumped 0.7 percent from December to January. Overall unemployment increased in 99 of the state's 100 counties.

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Store owner accused of lottery ticket fraud
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/18/2011 - 7:29am.

Police have charged the owner of a store in Dunn after investigators say he kept a customer's winning lottery ticket worth nearly $90,000.

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George Elliott's back!
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 03/18/2011 - 7:17am.

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St. Patty's day plus March Madness equals Perfect Storm
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 03/17/2011 - 10:45pm.

video St. Patrick's Day is a party event by itself, but when you combine it with March Madness, you've got the perfect storm.

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Irish family continues tradition of celebrating heritage
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 03/17/2011 - 4:36pm.

St. Patrick's Day is not just a day to wear green and drink beer. For many it's a day to celebrate their Irish heritage. Owners of the Irish store Sinead's Cottage on Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington say today is a celebration of where they come from.

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More 'Teen Mom 2' drama this week
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 03/17/2011 - 4:00pm.

MTV "Teen Mom 2" star Jenelle Evans was back in court Tuesday, but this time she wasn't on trial. Her on-again-off-again boyfriend Kieffer Delp was in court, charged with assaulting the young mom.

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ONLY ON 3: Critics say WPD underestimating gang problem
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 03/17/2011 - 4:00pm.

videoWe told you last night about a fight on 12th Street in Wilmington involving about 50 young people. Many neighbors told us the fights were directly related to gangs and they happen every day, but a Wilmington Police spokeswoman said the fight was not gang-related.

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CFPUA offers help for customers in need
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 03/17/2011 - 3:44pm.

The utility has teamed up with the United Way and the Salvation Army to help people in the community who are experiencing financial difficulties.

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