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Duplin County News

FIRST ON 3: Duplin County dog-fighting bust update

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video We were able to talk with Duplin County Sheriff Blake Wallace this morning and he gave us an update on this story. Full story...
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Lingering snow delays Duplin schools Thursday

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videoStudents and staff in Duplin County are on a two-hour delay Thursday as what's left of Tuesday night's four inches of snow in the northern part of the county lingers. Today, it was a full day off. Full story...
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Nelson cancels concert; band members face drug, alcohol charges

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Last night's Willie Nelson concert in Duplin County was cancelled at the last minute. Word was that Willie wasn't feeling up to it. Full story...
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UNCW men's soccer team to face 49ers of Charlotte

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The UNC-Wilmington men's soccer team earned the CAA's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament Sunday with a 1-0 win over Northeastern University. Monday night, the team gathered at Buffalo Wild Wings to watch the tournament selection show. Full story...
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More information in Magnolia plane crash

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The pilot killed when his experimental plane went down in Duplin County Monday took off from Wilmington. Full story...
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Riverfest everything everyone could have hoped for

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videoDowntown Wilmington's riverfront was rocking this weekend as thousands of people packed Water Street for the annual Riverfest. What started years ago as a small event has blossomed into one of the city's biggest events. Full story...
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Muscadines produce a fine wine

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videoSeptember is prime time for harvesting muscadine grapes, which are native to North Carolina. The grapes are known for making some sweet and popular wine enjoyed all over the country. Full story...
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Suspect named in Wallace Pizza Hut shooting

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Murder charges could be filed Thursday in a Duplin County shooting. It happened around 10:30 Tuesday night at the Pizza Hut on Highway 117 in Wallace. Full story...
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Duplin County sports gets victory

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A victory for school sports in Duplin County. Duplin County commissioners had proposed new restrictions on school spending that would have prevented the school board from using money to support school athletics and extracurricular programs. Full story...
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Sports could be cut from Duplin County Schools

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videoState budget cuts and county spending restrictions could mean the end of Friday night football and holiday basketball tournaments in Duplin County. Parents and coaches worry cutting the sports program could cause some students to leave school altogether. Full story...
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Vice President Biden focuses on health care during his visit to Duplin County

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videoVice President Joe Biden spent part of his morning Wednesday in Duplin County. His focus was health care in rural counties and towns. Full story...
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Wilmington's own Spokesmen fighting for national championship

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videoA Wilmington-based basketball squad is just days away from competing in the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament. Full story...
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Woman dies in Interstate 40 accident

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A woman died, and another was injured in a car accident off I-40 in Duplin County late Saturday afternoon. A white Jeep Liberty was traveling eastbound when it drove off the road; it collided with a tree and then landed in a ditch. Full story...
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River Landing almost done with new clubhouse

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videoSome good economic news tonight as an area country club resort is expanding. There aren't any plans to add any more holes at River Landing, they already have 36, but they have almost completed a brand spanking new 59,000 square foot clubhouse. Full story...
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Duplin schools on delay Thursday

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Duplin County school officials have announced that all of the public schools will be on a two hour delay Thursday. Full story...
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