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Major Wilmington intersection frustrating drivers

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videoA major intersection on Market Street is frustrating many drivers. About 50,000 cars travel on Market Street each day. This is well over its intended capacity. Full story...
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UK terror attacks prompt tighter security at US airports

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videoRecent British terror attacks have sparked tighter security measures at US airports. The Department of Homeland security says an increase in the domestic threat level is not necessary. Full story...
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One Million Carolinians to Travel Over Holiday

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Whether you're leaving or staying in town for the Fourth of July, one thing you can't avoid is the traffic. AAA expects more than one million Carolinians to travel over the holiday. With gas prices on everyone's mind, here are some tips to remember. Full story...
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Study: North Carolina roads congested

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A study by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte shows the Tar Heel state has some of the most congested roads in the country. Full story...
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Cape Fear Skyway Bridge to cost $1 billion

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The Cape Fear Skyway Bridge will cost close to $1 billion if construction is ever approved. To get a "go" on the plan the North Carolina Board of Transportation is meeting right now to find a way to pay for the bridge. Full story...
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Vintage aircraft on display at Brunswick County airport

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videoNewsChannel 3 got a bird's-eye view of the Oak Island area today through a rather unique prism. We took a flight to give you an in-depth look at the vintage aircraft on display at the Brunswick County airport. Full story...
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Two die on way to Brunswick County air show

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Two aviators on their way to an air show in Brunswick County died yesterday in a plane crash. John and Sherry Horn were traveling to attend the Navion Association's annual convention in Southport. Full story...
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Study: Cape Fear bridge toll estimated at $1.75 a vehicle

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A toll bridge over the Cape Fear River would cost one dollar-75 a vehicle if it opened in eight years, according to a preliminary study. Full story...
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Residents react to Cape Fear Skyway project

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videoNot everyone is happy about the Cape Fear Skyway proposed highrise bridge. The project would connect New Hanover and Brunswick Counties. Full story...
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Interstate 40 crash leaves 38 hogs dead

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A crash on Interstate 40 near Clyde killed 38 hogs. Officials closed the stretch of the freeway in Haywood County for eleven hours while crews cleaned the grisly scene. Full story...
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Hoax bomb threat shuts down bridge

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A bomb threat brought traffic going onto Topsail Island to a standstill Thursday. Officials closed the Surf City Bridge around 11:30 Thursday morning. Full story...
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Drivers still feeling pain at pump

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The price of gas is getting lower, but is it low enough to keep people traveling this summer? This past May we saw some of the highest gas prices on record. But recently prices have fallen down to $2.93 in the Wilmington metro area. Full story...
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Segway store opens in downtown Wilmington

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videoYou may have seen police officers patrolling the streets on Segways in downtown Wilmington. But you may start seeing more than just police riding the transporters soon. Full story...
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Charlotte man converts car to veggie oil, gets fined by state

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Bob Teixeira, a Charlotte guitar teacher, took a stand against US dependence on foreign oil last fall. He spent $1,200 to convert his 1981 diesel Mercedes to run on vegetable oil. He buys soybean oil in 5-gallon jugs at Costco, which costs him about a third more than diesel. Full story...
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Local gas station selling bio-diesel

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The wait will soon be over for those looking for a more environmentally friendly fuel. By noon Friday bio-diesel will be available in our area. It's an eco-friendly fuel for eco-minded drivers. It's called B20, a special blend of 20 percent bio-diesel and 80 percent petroleum diesel. Full story...
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