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AP: Brunswick Co. tire plant deal may enrich NC political donors

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video A state lawmaker and a group of Democratic political donors with ties to Gov. Beverly Perdue are poised to sell land in Brunswick County at a handsome profit for a tire plant that's being lured with $100 million in state and local incentives, according to public records reviewed by The Associated Press. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: DA Jon David responds to issues within Leland Police Department

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video After confirming with multiple sources that Chief Tim Jayne took his station vehicle to Myrtle Beach last year for a bachelor party, struck an officer in the gut while at the party, has ordered officers to work on his home and on neighbors' homes, along with reporting about a Leland cop shooting fellow officer Sherry Lewis between the legs at least 12 times with simulation ammunition during a training exercise, we reached out to David to see how his office was handling the allegations. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: DA asks AG to help with Leland; AG has different story

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video Brunswick County District Attorney Jon David told us he has asked the Attorney General to appoint another attorney to be the point person for anyone who wants to come forward with allegations against the town or the police department, but the AG's office says that's not exactly the case. Full story...
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Alfy Hill gets offer to play for USC Gamecocks

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video The South Carolina Gamecocks made a formal offer to former West Brunswick Trojan Alfy Hill earlier this week. The former Trojan defensive lineman and linebacker won't be eligible to play division one football until 2013 though after stops at Alabama, East Carolina, Itawamba CC and Los Angeles Valley CC where Hill currently plays. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland councilman's domestic violence charge dropped

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Leland Police charged Herbert Barnes with assault on a female after an incident at his home in March. This morning the case was dismissed. Full story...
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StarNews Editorial: Make Leland Police investigation thorough, timely and public

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The Leland Police Department is under suspicion, and whether or not that suspicion is justified, town officials owe it to residents and the officers to complete an ongoing investigation as soon as possible. And when it’s completed, the results – for better or for worse – should be made public. Full story...
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Seattle Seahawks release Owen Spencer

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Owen Spencer was back on the sidelines watching the North Brunswick Scorpions on Friday night in Leland. The former Scorpion wide receiver was released from the Seattle Seahawks earlier this week. Full story...
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5th Quarter: Week #6 - High School Scoreboard

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Week number six of the high school football schedule is complete other than a few postponements. Hoggard remains undefeated. New Hanover improves to 4-1. North Brunswick is no longer undefeated. Click full story for all of Friday's scores. Full story...
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Unemployment climbs again in Wilmington area

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After a small drop in July, unemployment is up again in the Wilmington metro area. The region's unemployment rate climbed to 10.5 percent in August. That's up from 10.2 percent in July after a drop from 10.4 percent in June. The Employment Security Commission says 18,744 are unemployed in our area. Full story...
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BCSO identifies suspect in Wednesday shooting

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Brunswick County Sheriff's detective have identified the suspect in a shooting Wednesday night. Justin Antwain Garvin, 19, is wanted for assault in a shooting at Stevenson Mobile Home Park in Stevenson Road in Supply. Full story...
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