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Cardinal Rd. closure continues; Military Cutoff, Eastwood closed overnight

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Drivers on the northeast side of Wilmington can expect some detours and delays on the roads this week. Full story...
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DOT to hold meeting on closing S. 3rd Street for months

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videoThe North Carolina Department of Transportation is considering a $2.4 million project that would shut down part of 3rd Street in Wilmington. The DOT says it needs to replace an aging pipe under 3rd Street and South Front Street. Full story...
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Wilmington gets feedback on food trucks

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videoThe City of Wilmington got input today on the Port City's moveable feasts. Food truck owners want changes to the city's code regulating them, but some downtown restaurant owners are not happy about the possible changes that could mean more competition. Full story...
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Smoking materials lead to fire that destroys house

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Flames destroyed a Wilmington home after a fire sparked with two residents inside. Police also say an arson inspector is investigating to find what may have started the fire. Full story...
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Former Wilmington mayor Ben Halterman, 87, dies

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Ben Halterman, who as mayor of Wilmington worked to heal the city's racial rifts and helped launch the city's downtown revival, died Tuesday morning at the age of 87. Full story...
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Wilmington man arrested on drug charges

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A search warrant served on Monday resulted in the arrest of a Wilmington man on numerous drug charges. Full story...
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New Hanover joins calls to reverse shift in Brunswick MSA

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New Hanover County joined with its neighboring counties and county seat Monday night in asking the federal government to reverse a recent change that designated Brunswick County as part of the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area. Full story...
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HBO renews locally filmed 'Eastbound & Down'

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HBO’s “Eastbound and Down” opened offices on Monday at Wilmington’s EUE/Screen Gems Studios, so it looks like Southeastern North Carolina’s favorite foul-mouthed ball player will soon be back in the region. Full story...
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Food trucks, city look to clarify rules

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video A public opinion meeting Wednesday will get the public's input on food truck regulations in the Port City. Owners hope to see some changes come from the meeting to help their business, but it might cause tension between them and restaurant owners. Full story...
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Paws4people foundation to host benefit race at UNCW

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The paws4people foundation is in it for the long run, helping to enhance the lives of people in our community by providing canine companionship. The foundation trains and certifies assistance dogs for children, veterans and active-duty military members with disabilities, and this weekend, they're kicking it up a notch by hosting a race at UNC-Wilmington. Full story...
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Mason mystery: Apron returned to its owner after more than 50 years

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videoThe Masons are a fraternal organization that aim to build men and their communities. Each Mason wears an apron that symbolizes their membership in the fraternity, and most are even buried with it. On Thursday night, one of these symbolic aprons was returned home. Full story...
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McCrory signs Monkey Junction tax bill into law

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videoGov. Pat McCrory has signed into a law an exemption that will keep residents in Monkey Junction from having to pay property taxes to the City of Wilmington. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: 18-wheeler nearly hits man, continues driving

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video Wilmington Police are looking for the driver of an 18-wheeler who almost ran over a man. The man says the truck driver ran through power lines, nearly hitting him and then kept on driving. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. commissioners OK resolution to rejoin Wilmington MSA

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Brunswick County wants back into the Wilmington metropolitan statistical area after commissioners unanimously passed a resolution Monday night requesting it be removed from the Myrtle Beach MSA. Full story...
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Police searching for driver after hit-and-run with bicyclist

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Police are looking for a newer model silver Nissan Altima with damage to its left side rear door, in connection with the hit-and-run that happened at Wrightsville and MacMillan avenues Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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