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Wilmington mosque not controversial like New York's

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videoControversy continues to swirl around the so-called Ground Zero mosque in New York City. Meanwhile Wilmington is welcoming it's own Islamic center. In about a year a lot on Princess Place Drive will be the new home of the Tauheed Islamic Center. It's something Muslims in the Port City say is very much needed. Full story...
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US Marshals arrest accused murderer

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The U. S. Marshals Service, Eastern District of North Carolina, Violent Fugitive Task Force has apprehended a man wanted for murder in the city of Wilmington. Full story...
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Business owners learn about Convention Center jobs

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Another step closer to getting Wilmington's Convention Center up and running means more jobs. Full story...
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City releases info on Barque Eagle tour tickets

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Tickets are free of charge and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. These tickets are expected to go quickly. A limited number of tickets will be available at designated locations. Full story...
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Annexation of Monkey Junction on hold

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An attorney for residents who live in Monkey Junction filed the appeal Thursday to try and keep the City of Wilmington from annexing the area. Full story...
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Despite water restrictions, city's irrigation still flowing

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Despite mandatory water restrictions that left even firefighters scrambling for water to use, sprinklers in new medians on Front Street continued to flow Friday afternoon. Full story...
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Wilmington unveils new sidewalk cafe rules

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Under the proposal the definition of restaurant would change to include coffee shops and other food and beverage related businesses. All sidewalk cafes would have to close by eleven p-m, and they would be limited to no more than 50 percent of the city sidewalk. Full story...
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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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