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Two months after announcing cuts, Dosher now hiring

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videoAfter announcing the layoffs of dozens of employees in late August, officials with Dosher Memorial Hospital said they have a new announcement -- they're hiring. Full story...
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Couple on first date rescued from capsized sailboat

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videoOcean rescue officials said a couple on a first date ended up having to be pulled from the waters when their sailboat capsized. Full story...
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Atlantic hurricane season weakest so far since '83

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This year's Atlantic hurricane season has had fewer storms to this point of the year than any since 1983, with only five named storms. Full story...
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Former Bladen superintendent avoids penalty at sentencing

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videoA former Bladen County Schools superintendent has avoided prison time and any penalty after pleading guilty to a crime. Full story...
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Students hit the pavement to celebrate National Walk to School Day

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videoIt's National Walk to School Day, and students all over the Cape Fear area hit the pavement this morning in an effort to raise awareness about pedestrian safety. Full story...
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HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND: 9th Annual Back Door Kitchen Tour

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The Residents of Old Wilmington present the 9th Annual Back Door Kitchen Tour this Saturday. The event features kitchens that range from innovative renovations to picture perfect restorations.video Full story...
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Marine sentenced in deadly shooting at Camp Lejeune gate

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videoA Marine has been sentenced to military prison and is dishonorably discharged for accidentally shooting and killing another Marine at Camp Lejeune's main gate in April. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Benji Horrell

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videoBenji Horrell, our Teacher of the Week, brings sweet music to the halls of Hoggard High School. With a performer's heart and an educator's head, Mr. Horrell is an inspiration to both past and present students. The Choral Director says performing, not teaching, is his favorite thing because that's when everyone is singing at one time and that means there are sometimes as many as 150 singers on stage. Full story...
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CB Town Manager: Case closed in arcade fire

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videoTown officials say the investigation into what caused a fire last month at the arcade at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk has been closed with no cause determined. Full story...
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UPDATE: City of Wilmington to exchange property with CFCC

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videoThe Wilmington City Council approved a land swap with Cape Fear Community College Tuesday night. Full story...
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Hagan, Tillis go head to head again

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videoIt was debate night in North Carolina as Sen. Kay Hagan and NC House Speaker Thom Tillis debated at UNC-TV Studios in the Research Triangle Park. Hagan and Tillis went head to head over controversial issues. Full story...
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Council agrees to rewrite resolution involving Independence Boulevard

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Tonight the Wilmington City Council agreed to rewrite a resolution involving the extension of Independence Boulevard. Full story...
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Columbus County OKs nearly $2 million for railroad

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Columbus County commissioners have agreed to spend nearly $2 million in tax incentives over the next decade to get the Carolina Southern Railroad rolling again in North and South Carolina. The Fayetteville Observer reported that the board voted Monday night to approve $1.8 million in tax incentives for an unnamed buyer of the line that serves Columbus County, as well as Horry and Marion counties in South Carolina. Full story...
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AG Cooper to counties: Get ready for gay marriage

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North Carolina's top lawyer has advised local officials to prepare for an influx of same-sex couples seeking marriage certificates following a federal judge's ruling expected within days. Attorney General Roy Cooper said Tuesday that county registers of deeds should expect a ruling from the federal judge striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriages "relatively soon." Full story...
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NC SAT scores slightly higher, below national rate

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Average scores for public school seniors taking the SAT rose two points in 2014, but their overall scores were slightly below the national average. A statement from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction on Tuesday said the state's critical reading score of 499 surpassed the nation's reading score of 497. Full story...
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