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Shooting starts for Nicholas Sparks film

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videoThe Nicholas Sparks book turned movie "The Longest Ride" started filming at St. Mary Catholic Church this morning. Full story...
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Galleria could have new life if Wrightsville Beach lets it go

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videoYou might have seen the deserted Galleria shopping center on your way to Wrightsville Beach. A new developer is trying to bring the Galleria back to life if the Town of Wrightsville Beach will let it go. Full story...
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Senate bill pushes to close NC coal ash ponds

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videoThe North Carolina Senate is trying to push through legislation that will close all coal ash ponds in the state. The bill would also allow for clean-up of certain coal ash sites, including the Sutton Plant site right here in southeastern North Carolina. Environmental activists wonder if the bill goes far enough. Full story...
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Wilmington leaders continue debate on Riverfront Park plans

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videoWilmington City Council is looking to give Riverfront Park a facelift. The city plans to start construction in January, but before that leaders must agree on a design. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Roy Williams in Wilmington; says latest 'junk' not a distraction

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videoUniversity of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams says he is focused on his team and not the latest allegations of academic impropriety by a former player. Williams was in Wilmington today for a luncheon with the local chapter of the Rams Club Educational Foundation. Full story...
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Wilmington man facing charges for sex crimes with 5-year-old relative

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Wilmington Police say a man is facing charges for sex crimes with a child after they say he was caught molesting a relative. Full story...
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Police: Man charged with assault after threatening to kill group with shotgun

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Police charged a man they say showed up with a shotgun after an argument that started at two Wilmington homes Saturday, and threatened to shoot and kill several people. Full story...
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WPD: Investigators rule fire found at Wilmington home as arson

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videoPolice say a fire found burning at a Wilmington home by an officer patrolling the area over the weekend was intentionally set. Full story...
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Pedestrian hit crossing 3rd St.

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Wilmington Police say a woman in her teens was hit while crossing 3rd St. near the Red Cross St. intersection. They say she attempted to cross the busy downtown road illegally when she was hit by a northbound car. Full story...
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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD pays bills at CFPUA

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videoThe WWAY Surprise Squad was at it again Friday afternoon. This time, we headed over to the Cape Fear Public Authority to put some smiles on the faces of people paying bills. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Cucalorus Film Festival 20th Anniversary

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videoTonight's Downtown Sundown Concert featured the tribute band 'The Breakfast Club'. 'The Breakfast Club' will not only take you back to the 80's, but it also benefits the Cucalorus Film Festival. Full story...
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UPDATE: 1 dead after after home invasion

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Wilmington Police said one man is dead and another in fair condition after a home invasion Friday afternoon. Full story...
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Film crews react to grant plan

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videoFilm incentives have been the talk of the town for years, but with the most recent change, concern for the future has set in. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Kids all smiles at 'Learn More than the Year Before' event

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videoIt was the last day of school in New Hanover County, and kids are ready to get out of the classroom and into summer vacation. But one Wilmington man is making sure they don't forget everything they've learned when they head home. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach considering de-annexing Galleria

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The Town of Wrightsville Beach has been contacted by the owner of the former Galleria Shopping Center with a proposal to consider not contesting the de-annexation of the approximately 12-acre parcel located within the Town’s municipal limits. Full story...
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