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McCrory visits Port of Wilmington

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video Gov. Pat McCrory made his first visit of 2014 to the Port City. McCrory toured the State Port Monday to talk about the road map for economic prosperity. Full story...
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HAPPENING TODAY: McCrory plans to visit Port of Wilmington

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videoGov. Pat McCrory is scheduled to make his first visit of 2014 to Wilmington today. An aide says the governor will tour the State Port of Wilmington. Full story...
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Incentives move cold storage project at port forward

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video USA InvestCo plans to create 100 jobs and invest more than $15 million in a new cold storage facility at the Port of Wilmington according to Governor McCrory's office. The company is developing the Port of Wilmington Cold Storage facility (PWCS), a 75,000-square-foot cold storage facility that will store locally produced pork, poultry, fruits and vegetables. PWCS could eventually be expanded to 300,000 square feet depending on demand. Full story...
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McCrory pushes manufacturing jobs, says outlook good for SENC

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videoNorth Carolina's economy continues to try and bounce back from the great recession. Now Gov. Pat McCrory is pushing a sort of back-to-the-future approach by focusing on manufacturing jobs. McCrory says manufacturing is key to our economic recovery. The question, though, is where are those jobs for our community. Full story...
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Area beaches and waterways get $24.5M in federal funds

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The State Port of Wilmington, several area beaches and the Intracoastal Waterway are getting some help in the form of federal funding. Full story...
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State Ports Authority honors Merchant Mariners

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video The State Ports Authority honored Merchant Mariners who served during World War II. A wreath and flowers were tossed into the Cape Fear River on Wednesday. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' theatrical trailer released

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videoMarvel Entertainment has released the theatrical trailer for "Iron Man 3," which shot in and around Wilmington last summer. The new trailer includes clips of scenes shot at New Hanover Regional Medical Center and the State Port of Wilmington. Full story...
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StarNews: State moves ahead on cold storage facility at port

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videoA new cold storage facility at the Port of Wilmington could help North Carolina catch up to its surrounding states while creating about 110 jobs. Full story...
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Crew members from ship at port go to hospital

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video Four crew members from a ship at the State Port of Wilmington went to the hospital this morning. Full story...
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Strike averted, for now, at East Coast ports

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video A deal has been struck that for now averts a strike by 14,500 longshoremen at major ports on the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico. Full story...
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Looming strike would impact Port of Wilmington

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video It's a big employer in the Cape Fear region, but this weekend some workers could hit the picket lines and impact how things move through the State Port of Wilmington. It would be the first longshoremen work stoppage since 1977. Full story...
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82nd CAB helicopters arrive at Port of Wilmington after yearlong deployment

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Don't be surprised if you see a few dozen military helicopters over the Port City the next couple of weeks. They're on their way home from Afghanistan. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' special effects slated for port; no word on Downey's return

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Shooting for "Iron Man 3" will resume this weekend with some special effects, but there's no word on if the movie's star will be part of the filming. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' to shoot at port for three weeks

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"Iron Man 3" will make the State Port of Wilmington a Hollywood East hot spot. Full story...
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Store's hazmat scare draws Customs, Homeland Security

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video A scare at a Wilmington business this morning. Jugs of liquid found in a shipping container led to an evacuation, while police, US Customs and even Homeland Security got involved. Full story...
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