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HAPPENING TODAY: Hemenway Center open house

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The Hemenway Center may have been renamed and renovated a few times, but it's served the community for years. Community Resource Coordinator, Linda Rawley, stopped by Good Morning Carolina to get the word out about an open house they're holding to get more people involved. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man charged with assault after cutting off-duty officer at bar

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video A man who pulled a knife on an off-duty officer at a bar and sent another to the hospital early Friday faces assault charges. Wilmington police say it all started when Rochi Kevin Sutton began groping girls in the bar. Full story...
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McCrory's budget plan draws mixed reviews during Wilmington visit

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videoGov. Pat McCrory today made his first trip to the Port City since taking office in January. His visit comes one day after he announced his budget plan for the next two years, which CFCC says will take a bite out of a signature program. Full story...
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Police investigate Winnabow man's murder in Wilmington

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videoA Winnabow man is dead after a shooting overnight in Wilmington. Now police are looking for his killer, and family members are trying to figure out what happened. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: House fire sparks with residents, infant inside

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Flames destroyed a Wilmington home with residents inside after a pot was left unattended in the kitchen. Full story...
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STARNEWS SUNDAY PREVIEW: Without involuntary annexation, city looks at other options

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video Recent legislation in North Carolina has effectively killed involuntary annexation by cities. So how can Wilmington now add communities and continue to grow? WWAY's Cacky Catlett sat down with StarNews reporter Julian March to talk about his story in Sunday's paper. Full story...
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N. 3rd Street work finally done downtown

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videoFor the first time in months, North 3rd Street is completely open. Final landscaping and other details were completed this week in the northern end of the street. The city held a ribbon cutting ceremony this afternoon to celebrate the project's completion. Full story...
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Easter Bunny makes early visit to Fit for Fun

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videoEaster arrived early at Wilmington's Fit for Fun Center. Kids five and under took part in an egg hunt this morning. Full story...
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Driver charged with DWI after car hits house

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videoWilmington Police charged a driver with DWI after they say he crashed his car into a house early this morning. Full story...
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Mortuary van rear-ends car into New Hanover Co. school bus, no children hurt

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State troopers say no children were injured when a New Hanover County School bus was rear-ended by two vehicles Thursday morning. The bus and another car were stopped on Market St. when a Wilmington Mortuary van rear-ended the car, sending the car into the left side of the bus. Troopers say they there was only one child on the bus at the time of the crash. Full story...
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Resident begins fighting flames after fire sparks near home

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Two sheds caught fire in the yard of a Wilmington home early Tuesday, and one of the residents tries fighting the fire himself. Full story...
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Area volunteer shaves head for childhood cancer research

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Supporters in our area are bringing the head-shaving challenge to Wilmington, and one volunteer kicked it all off by shaving his head live on Good Morning Carolina.video Full story...
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Piling up parking tickets could mean consequences

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videoFeeding the meters is a price we have to pay sometimes in order to park in the city limits. And if you don't, you could find a yellow envelope under your car windshield. But some leaders say ticketing is just not enough. Full story...
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StarNews: Former Morning Star owner, publisher Rye Page Jr. dies

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Rinaldo B. “Rye” Page Jr., the owner and publisher of the Wilmington Morning Star and Sunday Star-News for two decades, died Monday afternoon at his home in Bal Harbour, Fla. He was 91. Full story...
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Tree work to block Princess Place Drive tomorrow

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videoExpect delays again tomorrow on Princess Place Drive in Wilmington. Crews will close one lane of the 1700 block from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Full story...
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