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ONLY ON 3: Greenfield Lake a little too green

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videoSome people say Wilmington's Greenfield Lake just is not what it used to be. Algae and invasive plants are growing out of control, turning the lake's blue waters green. It's not only a problem for the environment, but for the economy as well. Full story...
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Monkey Junction residents not happy as annexation moves closers

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videoMany residents and business owners say they don't want to be a part of Wilmington because they don't need the extra services the city can provide, and they definitely don't need the extra taxes. Full story...
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Clock ticking on Monkey Junction annexation ruling appeal

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The city said today a judge earlier this month granted a motion supporting City Council's 2009 decision to annex of a portion of Monkey Junction. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New electronic crosswalk sign victim of hit-and-run

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video An ironic twist tonight: A crosswalk intended to make a busy downtown Wilmington street safer was taken out by a driver who took off. The state's first crosswalk of its kind is only half operational after a weekend hit and run. Full story...
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Rain helps put out Wilmington wildfire

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Firefighters spent last night and this morning putting out a woods fire at George Anderson Blvd. and South 17th Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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City cuts ribbon on Front Street

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The nearly $2 million project took a little more than seven months to complete. That's three weeks ahead of schedule. Full story...
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Neighbors, city wait for judge's decision on Dudley Mansion

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video The city wants a preliminary injunction to stop the Picketts from running a business from their residential home. Neighbors and the city claim the Picketts are violating a zoning codes by operating a meeting and events center. Full story...
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Body found in Cape Fear River identified

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videoWilmington Police are investigating the discovery of a woman's body in the Cape Fear River Sunday. The surprising discovery happened several hours before thousands of people packed in to Downtown Wilmington to see the city's 4th of July fireworks show. Full story...
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Body pulled from Cape Fear River

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The Wilmington Police Department is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in the Cape Fear River Sunday. Full story...
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Thieves target food delivery drivers

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video Last week drivers from two Chinese restaurants were robbed on 15th street as they tried to deliver food. Yesterday a Meals-on-Wheels driver on 14th Street was robbed for her purse while on her route. Last night a Domino's driver was robbed in Wilmington as well. Full story...
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Another delay in Convention Center hotel deal

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The Wilmington Convention Center is slated to open this fall, but a plan to build a hotel next door is still up in the air. Full story...
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Wilmington mulls new code enforcement officer for gaming parlors

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Talk of creating a new city job has sparked debate among Wilmington City Council members. The new code enforcement officer would help keep an eye on internet sweepstakes cafés. Full story...
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Wilmington Council meets with Film Commission

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Council asked the Wilmington Film Commission for a briefing so council could see what the commission has accomplished in the past year. Full story...
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No injuries in early Sunday explosion/fire at Invista

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A scare Sunday morning at the Invista plant in Wilmington as a chemical fire lit up the sky. The ball of fire could be seen in the sky from far and wide, and dispatch reported calls from New Hanover, Pender, and Brunswick Counties. No one was injured. Full story...
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Runners Pound Pavement for Teens With Disabilities

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The second annual Flashback Run encouraged runners to dress up in their best 70s apparel, and they didn't disappoint. It was all for a good cause. Full story...
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