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Moral Monday meets opposition in Southport

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video Moral Monday has swept across the Tar Heel State: from Raleigh, to Charlotte, even Wilmington, and now it has hit the streets of Southport, where protestors for and against the policies of Sen. Bill Rabon have come together and peacefully stated their opinion outside of his veterinary clinic. Full story...
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Probe finds Brunswick Nuclear Plant among most vulnerable to attack

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videoAll 107 nuclear reactors in the United States are inadequately protected from terrorist attacks, according to a Defense Department-commissioned report released Thursday. Full story...
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McIntyre asks Coast Guard to help remove platform in Cape Fear River

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videoRep. Mike McIntyre has joined a Wilmington man's fight to get rid of an old concrete platform near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Full story...
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Federal loan to help Dosher modernize

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videoDosher Memorial Hospital has been working for this day for several years. Monday the hospital celebrated an $8.5 million, low-interest loan from USDA Rural Development. The facility will use the money to renovate all 25 rooms. Full story...
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Investigators say Southport fire was set

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videoInvestigators say a fire in Southport last night was set and remains under investigation. Full story...
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Abandoned Southport home burns to ground

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video In Southport, a fire at a building backed up traffic for a half a mile on Long Beach Road Thursday night. Full story...
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NC ports asked to give land for park

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videoThe board of directors of the North Carolina State Ports Authority will review a proposal to turn over land to the state that was originally slated for a new container port near Southport. Full story...
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Rain putting damper on beach vacations

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videoThe rain continues to pour, and tourists are not happy about it getting in the way of their 4th of July vacations. Full story...
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Southport's first black police chief remembered, laid to rest

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videoSouthport's first black police chief died in his sleep Monday. Southport's first black police chief, George McCracken, 72, died in his sleep Monday. His funeral will be held today at Southport Baptist Church on Howe Street at 2 p.m. Full story...
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Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry takes part in security drill

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videoYou may notice something out of the ordinary today on the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. The NC Department of Transportation Ferry Division says it is taking part in security exercise drills today involving the ferry terminals and vessels on the route. Full story...
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Bridge work to cause detour in Southport starting Sunday night

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Weather permitting, the NC Department of Transportation plans to close a section of NC 211 in Southport Sunday for preservation work on the bridge over the Duke Energy Progress Discharge Canal near the Brunswick Nuclear Plant. Full story...
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Southport chief says officer won't park in apartment's handicap spot

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Southport's police chief says there's a reason one of his officers was parking in a handicapped spot at an apartment complex. Full story...
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BUILDING HISTORY: Brunswick Inn

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video This building was started in 1800 and it was a Governor’s summer home. Now it is the home of Jim and Judy Clary and the home for their business, the Brunswick Inn. Full story...
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Ship could face fine for wave that hit ferry

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A ship blamed for causing a wave that crashed over the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry earlier this week could face a fine, a Coast Guard spokesman said. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Old Brunswick County Jail

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videoThis old building in Southport was where Brunswick County housed its inmates for nearly 70 years. Today, you can take a look inside. Full story...
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