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Victim escapes as armed robber shoots and misses

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A man was leaving a convenience store around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday when the robber came up behind him near 12th and Greenfield Streets and hit him in the back of the head with a handgun. Full story...
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Council salaries will go up with city workers' wages

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video Soon, the Wilmington City Council and the Mayor will get raises when city workers do. On Tuesday night, the council approved the new policy. Full story...
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More money going to Wilmington youth and convict programs

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videoWilmington City Council took steps Tuesday night to find long-term solutions to crime and gang violence. Full story...
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Fit Minute - Weight training that's fun and fast

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videoWeight training can be difficult if you don't know exactly what you're doing or don't have a set routine. If you've always wanted to build muscle but don't know where to start, there is a class for that. Full story...
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City of Wilmington will spend $50,000 or more to light Kenan Fountain

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videoThe Wilmington City Council directed staff members Monday to hire Musco Lighting of Iowa to change the lighting around the Kenan Memorial Fountain. The company will charge between $50,000 and $60,000 to upgrade the lighting. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: The Gallery of Fine Art

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videoMayfaire Town Center's newest addition has its grand opening this weekend. The Gallery of Fine Art will be celebrating with refreshments, artist meet and greets, and limited edition prints being raffled off. Full story...
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Wilmington man sentenced to life in 2011 Hillcrest shooting

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A federal judge sentenced a Wilmington man to life in prison for a 2011 shooting and drug deal in the Hillcrest Housing Community.video Full story...
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UNCW launches online survey to come up with new brand for the 'Cape Fear Area'

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The University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Office of Community Partnership and the Cameron School of Business have launched a online survey to collect insights from Wilmington residents about the area in an effort to better inform the regional branding initiative, the University announced today. video Full story...
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UNCW launches online survey for regional branding initiative

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UNCW has launched an online survey to get input from area residents for a regional branding initiative. Residents of New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties are invited to participate in the short survey between through Nov. 26. Full story...
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Surf City Police search for thieves

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videoSurf City Police are searching for two suspects who used a Lowe's Contractors Yard credit card taken in a car beak-in in Surf City in August to purchase more than $8,000 in merchandise. The card was used at all three Wilmington Lowe's locations. Full story...
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WPD looking for car that could be linked to assault

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videoWilmington Police are asking for help in finding a car investigators believe could be linked to a suspect involved in a sexual assault. Full story...
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Good Shepherd Center names new board and staff members

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Good Shepherd Center, located at 811 Martin Street in Wilmington, serves as a soup kitchen, homeless shelter, and rehousing solution for members of the Cape Fear community. Each year, Good Shepherd provides approximately 85,000 meals to hungry individuals and families; shelters more than 900 homeless men, women, and children; and helps over 150 homeless individuals, including families, transition to housing. Full story...
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Cucalorus Film Festival happening all weekend in Wilmington

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video You can see independent and international films at five venues in Wilmington during the Cucalorus Film Festival. Full story...
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Board of Elections looks at issue with voting at Wilmington precinct

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video Your Voice Your Vote, or was it at one New Hanover County polling place last week? During today's vote canvass, two poll workers told the New Hanover County Board of Elections they think some voters got help casting their votes. Full story...
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NAACP calls for investigation into 'excessive force by police' in New Hanover Co.

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video North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William Barber says he believes street justice is overtaking courtroom justice in Wilmington. Now the civil rights group is calling for change. Full story...
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