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Wilmington's Jay Ross is cut by Packers...doesn't get practice squad invitation, yet

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Jay Ross is now a free agent after his release from the Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers. He's one of 800 new free agents. Saturday is cut day in the NFL. All teams have to trim rosters down to 53 players. UPDATE: As of Sunday evening Ross has not been added to the practice squad of any of the 32 NFL teams. Full story...
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Week # 3 - High School Scoreboard

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Week number three of the high school football season is complete. All four high schools in Columbus County lost. All four high schools in New Hanover County won. Laney remains undefeated. Hoggard remains undefeated. Ashley gets their first win while New Hanover knocks off Wallace-Rose Hill. The Bulldog loss snaps a 30 game winning streak. It was the longest active streak in the state until Friday. Full story...
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Police called to deal with Berger, Blaylock again

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The week ended much like it began for New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger and his ex-girlfriend: with a call to and visit from Wilmington Police. Full story...
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Facebook page looks for prayers for Berger

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It has been a very controversial week for New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger. There was his reported suicide attempt Monday night and the fallout since. But while Berger has faced much criticism, there are people coming to his support. Full story...
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Oscar-winner Firth coming to Hollywood East

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Some big stars may be making their way to Hollywood East in the next couple of months. The Wilmington Regional Film Commission says the film "Arthur Newman, Golf Pro" is set to begin filming in Wilmington. Full story...
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New Hanover may still get federal storm help

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video The Federal Emergency Management Agency came to Wilmington today to hear from New Hanover County and its municipalities about damage from Hurricane Irene. But are the costs of the destruction, clean-up crews and extra work enough to get federal help? Full story...
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Mulholland named USL Pro rookie of year

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Luke Mulholland has been named the rookie of the year in the USL Pro Soccer League. Wilmington head coach David Irving was a frontrunner to win the coach of the year award, but that went to Orlando's head coach instead. Full story...
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Landfall welcomes back tennis legends

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Tennis legends are returning to the Country Club of Landfall. The club used to host a tennis legends event every year. It was discontinued, but the event returns in two weeks. Full story...
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Wake suspends Walker until December

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Wake Forest senior center Ty Walker is prohibited from playing throughout fall semester, the school announced. Walker, a New Hanover High School alum, has been found responsible for violating the school's student code of conduct. Full story...
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UNCW loses lead and soccer game to Campbell

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video Everything was going UNCW's way on Thursday night in the Seahawks home opener until the Hawks lost the lead. The Seahawks are now 0-2 after just two games this year. Full story...
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