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Matthew Wallace no longer on UNCW roster

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UNCW's roster isn't quite as crowded today as was earlier in the week. UNCW head coach Buzz Peterson has elected to not renew Matthew Wallace's scholarship. Full story...
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FAA shutdown could cost ILM projects, jobs

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video A partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration is having an effect on our airport. As time goes by before Congress passes a bill to end the shutdown, big projects at Wilmington International are in jeopardy. Full story...
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Some prepare for possible storm, but no panic

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video Our storm track three meteorologists have been telling us all week about the storm that may head toward the Cape Fear Coast this weekend. Although the storm may stay far off shore, some folks say it's better to be safe than sorry. Full story...
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Charlotte is test market for tobacco lozenges

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Charlotte smokers are in one of two test markets for a new tobacco product that may please etiquette mavens: dissolvable, smokeless tobacco lozenges. Full story...
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UNCW honored in college guides

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Two college guides have honored UNCW for its academic programs. The school is included for the third consecutive year in the 2012 revised and updated edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. It is also featured for the eighth consecutive year as one of 135 institutions named by The Princeton Review to the "Best in the Southeast" section of its website feature "2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region." Full story...
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Wilmington man charged with breaking into store, stealing skateboard

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A Wilmington man is in jail charged with breaking into a store on N. 4th Street late Monday night. Full story...
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Diligence gets new Commander Thursday

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A change of command ceremony will take place Thursday on the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence. Cmdr. Douglas Goodwin will relieve Cmdr. Harry Schmidt. Full story...
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Sharks finish regular season on hot streak, host Swampdogs in CPL playoffs Thursday

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On Thursday the Wilmington Sharks will host their first playoff game since 2003. The Sharks will host the Fayetteville Swampdogs on Thursday at Buck Hardee Field in game one of a best of three series. Full story...
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Wilmington grocery store Carolina Farmin' grand opening Thursday

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A new grocery store in Wilmington that promises good 'ole down-home food is officially opening on Thursday. The farm fresh market, Carolina Farmin' is located at 2101 Market Street. Full story...
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Padgett wants travel policy amended after reimbursement request denied

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video Wilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett says the city's travel policy needs to be amended. At the council meeting Tuesday night, Padgett proposed changing the policy by stating any reimbursement request that doesn't meet the travel policy to not be paid, which can then be appealed by the individual. She also proposed requiring members to request in person the use of additional money known as pool money to cover any extra expenses. Full story...
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