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Woman assaulted downtown, police look for help

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Wilmington Police need your help identifying a man who attacked a woman earlier this week downtown. The attack happened in the 300 block of Dock Street around 1:00 Monday morning. Full story...
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The newest kid on the block at Mayfaire

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videoPeople lined up early to welcome the newest retailer to town and take advantage of some big sales Thursday afternoon. The grand opening of hhgregg at Mayfaire saw hundreds of people lined up early for the 3:00 p.m. opening, looking for deals on appliances and electronics. Full story...
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AAI Pharma pharmaceutical development division aquired

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There are some changes today for the Wilmington branch of AAI Pharma. The company's pharmaceutical development division has been acquired by a private equity firm called, Water Street Healthcare Partners. Full story...
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Air Force One Museum headed to Windy City

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Wilmington has taken a back seat to Chicago for the proposed Air Force One Museum. One of the museum board members said Thursday the issue became how to acquire the land for the proposed site. Full story...
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CFPUA completes wastewater treatment facility project

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority celebrated the completion of an $80 million plant project that has been 10 years in the works. The point of the project was to expand and make upgrades to the Northside Wastewater Treatment Facility in Wilmington. Full story...
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Accident ties up College Road Thursday afternoon

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A three car accident tied up traffic on College Road Thursday afternoon. The accident took place around 12:30 p.m. and delayed traffic for about an hour. Full story...
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Night classes help fit education with lifestyles

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videoA lot of non-traditional students are hitting the books to bring in the bucks. Often, that means going to class at night. Full story...
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Community college challenges as enrollments increase

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videoA college degree may help you get a stable job in our area these days. That is why students are coming out in droves to register early for classes at area community colleges. That is creating some challenges. Full story...
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Protecting historic artifacts from flooding

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videoIn the event of a hurricane, many of us have a plan for protecting our homes and valuables. But what about historic artifacts housed in city buildings like the Cape Fear Museum? Full story...
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Troubleshooters Update: Howard's Towing

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There is an update on a Troubleshooters report we first brought you last week. A Wilmington family called to complain about Howard's Towing. Carolina Beach Police Department called Howard's to pull Scott Brown's SUV out of a retention pond, after he had a stroke and wrecked. Full story...
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Police looking for suspected killer, Tyshawn Gause arrangements set

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Wilmington Police said they believe they know who killed 17-year-old Tyshawn Gause over the weekend, Now, they need your help finding him. Officers are looking for Leroy Sampson. Full story...
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UNCW camp inspires kids to sea art

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A day at camp turned into an art lesson from a pro, for some area kids. UNCW's Marine Quest Camp hosted it's first Art Sea Camp program. Kids were able to get their hands dirty with a local artist who taught them metal sculpting. Full story...
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School budget shifting gears to save on transportation

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videoHundreds of students in New Hanover County will have to find another way home other than the bus next year. Budget cuts are making the going rough when it comes to some transportation options for students.

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Small Business, Big Deals: Local artists SCORE big

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videoIt's a business plan experts say might work for creative industries or commission based sales models. With the help of some more experienced business professionals, the plan has become a work of art for one local small business.

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Wilmington City Council race has three new candidates

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Three candidates threw their hat in the ring today for this year's Wilmington City Council elections. Incumbents Jim Quinn and Earl Sheridan signed the line for re-election while Charlie Rivenbark will once again join the race after taking a few years off. Full story...
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