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City seeks input for Inland Greens revamp

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videoThe City of Wilmington is moving forward with a parks project that would renovate the old Inland Greens Golf Course. A public meeting starts at 6 p.m. to discuss plans for the property. Full story...
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Blue Velvet 25th anniversary celebrated at Wilmington icon

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video This is the 25th anniversary of Blue Velvet. the David Lynch cult classic was shot here in Wilmington, and the city is almost like part of the cast. Full story...
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Man charged with stealing cash box from convenience store

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A 56-year-old Wilmington man is being held in the New Hanover county detention facility after an armed robbery early Friday morning. Full story...
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Second fire strikes home in 24 hours

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WFD fire crews responded to a residential structure fire at 307 Calhoun Drive this morning. The fire has been extinguished at this time and is in investigative mode. Full story...
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Foreclosure rates in Wilmington increase

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A new housing report out indicates foreclosure rates in the Wilmington area are on the rise. These figures, coming from CoreLogic, show foreclosure rates up in June 2011 - over two and a half percent. Full story...
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Contractors help Wilmington with Irene clean-up

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Because of the large volume of debris, the city has decided to activate its storm debris pick-up contract. That means crews from a Florida-based company giving an extra hand to city workers to help clean up wilmington for the next couple weeks. Full story...
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Contract crews to help Wilmington with Irene clean-up

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Contract crews will start picking up debris from Hurricane Irene in Wilmington tomorrow. As of Tuesday night, city crews have picked up between 800 and 1,000 tons of vegetative debris since Irene passed through Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council extends time on downtown meters

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If you think downtown parking meters give too little time and encourage too many tickets, you will be happy with a new Wilmington City Council decision. Full story...
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Wilmington calls in Florida company to help with storm debris

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This past weekend, crews finished picking up more than 900,000 pounds of debris left from just last Monday's pick-up route. That is more than nine times the normal amount of debris for the Monday pick-up. Full story...
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Man arrested for wife's murder

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video A Wilmington man is behind bars accused of murdering his wife. It happened around 4:15 p.m. Sunday in a trailer park off of South Kerr Avenue. Full story...
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Fire breaks out at Wilmington retirement community

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No one was seriously injured after a fire broke out at Lake Shore Commons Retirement Community. Full story...
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City of Wilmington post-Irene update

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The city has received minimal reports of downed trees; crews are being dispatched to clear trees from intersections as needed. Major clean up of debris will begin next week. Citizens are asked not to call 911 to reports downed trees or flooding. Full story...
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WPD: Suspect on run after shooting at barber shop; LISTEN TO 911 CALL

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Wilmington Police say a barber was shot inside his shop this morning. A police spokeswoman says it happened at Mirror Image Barber and Styling Salon at Dock and 13th Streets around 9:15 a.m. Full story...
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N. 3rd Street work ramps up

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The North 3rd Street improvement project kicked off major construction this morning. Work crews did prep work last week. Full story...
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As town looks for money, fighting among local leaders slows CB Inlet dredging

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video There is no question that the inlet is important to tourists as well as businesses in the New Hanover County's beach communities, but the question is who's gonna pay for the dredging that's necessary to keep the inlet open and operational? Full story...
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