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How to save money this summer on cooling costs

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videoWhen the sun comes out and temperatures heat up, the air conditioners go on, and that can be pricey. So how do you keep the costs to a minimum? Full story...
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Former Whiteville basketball star arrested

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A former Whiteville high school basketball star is in trouble with the law. Chris Wilcox now plays for the Seattle Sonics in the NBA. Full story...
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Pender crime statistics

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videoIn Pender County overall crimes are up by 10.2 percent. That news doesn't sit well with the sheriff. Full story...
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Portion of Interstate 95 to close for repaving preparation

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A southbound section of Interstate 95 in southern Cumberland County will be closed for two nights to prepare the road to be repaved. Full story...
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Durham hires new city manager from Pensacola, Fla.

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Durham has a new city manager to replace the current top city executive who is leaving to become city attorney. Full story...
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SC-based military contractor plans to shift work to NC plant

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A South Carolina-based firm that makes armored vehicles for the Marine Corps says an overhaul of its operations will shift some work to a plant in North Carolina. Full story...
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Hard Rock Park Grand Opening in Myrtle Beach

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videoThis isn't just any ole' theme park. It's the world's first "rock & roll" theme park. Hard Rock Park has been open for a few weeks, but this week marks its official grand opening. Full story...
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North Carolina Crime Rate Statistics Are In

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North Carolina crime statistics are in for the last year, and the numbers are a mixed bag of sorts for New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties. Full story...
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Sea turtles released into the Atlantic

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videoIt was graduation day for some sea turtles in Topsail Island. Volunteers for the Sea Turtle Hospital released 16 turtles back to the ocean this morning. Full story...
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Multiple local church break-ins

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videoPolice are urging local churches to step up their security following a slew of break-ins last month. Full story...
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Brunswick County man receives state's highest honor

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A Brunswick County man who has made his mark on the local community college system received the state's highest civilian honor today – The Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Full story...
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State's community colleges critical in filling shortages in certain industries

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videoThe state's community colleges are critical in filling shortages in several industries, including nursing, teaching, and biotechnology. That's according to a recent study done by a public policy group. Full story...
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Titan economic impact uncertain

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More jobs and more money -- two things county commissioners say Titan America will bring to the area. One local business professor says that might not necessarily be the case. Full story...
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Eastern Carolina's EMS releases 20 water safety tips

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As Memorial Day has came to an end and the scorching sun raises the temperature, people head for their swimming pools and other open water, such as rivers, lakes and dams, to cool down, and the local emergency medical services (EMS) prepares for any eventuality. In an attempt to prevent accidents, Eastern Carolina's EMS Association is educating the public about water-related safety precautions. Full story...
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Many infants may be deficient in vitamin D

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New research shows many infants and toddlers may be deficient in vitamin D. But, health experts are divided on the best way to ensure young children get their recommended amounts of vitamin D, which is essential for strong bones. Full story...
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