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WPD investigates midday shooting

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videoWilmington Police are investigating a shooting this afternoon. It happened near 13th and Castle streets. Full story...
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State regulators to pursue legal action against Calvary Cemetery owner

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videoState regulators plan to take legal action against the owner of a Wilmington cemetery who has struggled to keep the grounds maintained. Full story...
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Former BSL police chief pleads guilty

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The former police chief of Boiling Spring Lakes has pleaded guilty to a crime involving his son. District Attorney Jon David says Emmett Ballree entered the plea today to willfully failing to discharge his duties as a police officer. Full story...
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Man pistol-whipped, roommate finds suspect in living room

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videoWilmington Police say a man was attacked on his front porch last night, then his roommate found the suspects in their living room. Full story...
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WPD lieutenant becomes airport chief in Jacksonville

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A former Wilmington Police lieutenant is the new police chief at Albert J. Ellis Airport in Jacksonville. Renado Prince was sworn in yesterday. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. woman appeals school's decision to keep book

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videoA Brunswick County woman has appealed a school's decision to keep a novel she objects to in the school's curriculum. Full story...
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NC unemployment rate remains flat at 6.4 percent

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North Carolina's unemployment rate remained flat for June, as the number of people with full-time jobs slipped slightly from the prior month. Full story...
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Uproar: Self-published poet laureate in NC resigns

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North Carolina's poet laureate is resigning amid criticism of the governor for choosing a writer with just two self-published books. Full story...
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7,500 gallons of wastewater overflows into Lake Waccamaw after sewer spills

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Lake Waccamaw leaders are awaiting water test results after they say thousands of gallons of untreated wastewater overflowed into Lake Waccamaw when it rained following two sanitary sewer spills. Full story...
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McCrory: Stance on film incentives firm even after studio visit

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videoFilm industry supporters have been critical of Gov. Pat McCrory not answering their plea to meet with the film industry during visits to Wilmington as the debate over film incentives continues. Today that changed. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: North Carolina Aquarium

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videoHave you been to the North Carolina Aquarium out at Fort Fisher lately? If not, you're missing out! Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Surf City worker faces assault charges while on the job

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videoNeighbors are speaking out about pending charges for assault involving a city worker. Warrants say Jordan stepped on Worthington's foot and raked dog feces off on Worthington's shoe, that's when neighbors say Worthington put Jordan in a choke hold causing serious bruising around his neck. Worthington is charged with assault inflicting serious injury by breaking Jordan's jaw and Jordan is charged with simple assault. Full story...
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NC ranked 6th scariest state in US

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videoNorth Carolina ranks 46th in teacher pay, 31st in unemployement rates and it's now the sixth scariest state in America. Real estate search site Estately used 15 common fears from clowns to dentists, hurricanes, shark attacks, tornadoes and meth labs to figure out which states are scariest. Full story...
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Push for film incentives a campaign issue for NC House race

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video As the governor took time today to visit Wilmington's move studio, the push in Hollywood East for film incentives continues. Today supporters renewed their calls, as they stood with a NC House candidate who backs them. Full story...
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Two arrested for museum dinosaur theft

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A man and woman turned themselves in a day after State Capitol Police released surveillance video of the theft of a dinosaur model from a Raleigh museum. Logan Todd Ritchey, 21, of Raleigh, and Alyssa Ann Lavacca, 21, of Holly Springs, are charged with two felony counts of theft or destruction of property of public libraries, museums, etc. Full story...
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