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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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UPDATE: Electrical short sparks attic fire while residents inside

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An attic fire that sparked at a Wilmington home while the residents were inside was called by an electrical short. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Naval war hero Johnston Blakely

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videoJohnston Blakely, a war hero whose namesake graces islands, cities and warships today, was a Wilmington resident for a time long ago. Full story...
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Wilmington police searching for three armed robbers

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Police are searching for three suspects in connection to two armed robberies in Wilmington overnight. Police say the robberies are unrelated. Full story...
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First female shuttle pilot to discuss lessons from Columbia disaster

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video The first female space shuttle pilot and commander will speak about her experiences with NASA, and lessons learned in times of disaster. Full story...
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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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