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Brunswick Co. Commission rescinds resolution supporting offshore drilling

In a surprise move, Brunswick County commissioners tonight voted to reverse course and rescind a resolution that supported offshore drilling.

Man tried to beat excess luggage fee by wearing all his clothes

A man claims British Airways refused to let him board a flight after he tried getting on wearing several layers of clothing to avoid paying a baggage fee.

Columbus Co. gun owners fear ordinance forbids target shooting on property

Gun owners in Columbus County think a proposed ordinance could challenge their private property rights. They plan to let county commissioners hear all about it at their meeting tonight.
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Wisconsin man reunites with long lost siblings in Brunswick County

It took half a century, but siblings who last saw each other as children are now reunited.
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Airbnb hosts in the Cape Fear rake in millions

Short-term rentals like those offered on Airbnb have been a hot topic across the Port City for several years now. Many people oppose them, but just as many support them.

Wave of lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality repeal

The expected wave of litigation against the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules has begun.

Governor Roy Cooper declares emergency ahead of snow, cold

An Arctic wave of wintry weather is expected to spread snow across the width of North Carolina, from the mountains to the coast.

Nestle selling US candy business for $2.8 billion

Swiss food and drink giant Nestle is selling its U.S. candy business to Italy's Ferrero for about $2.8 billion in cash.
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Growing number of actors are renouncing Woody Allen

A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct.
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CFPUA crews working to replace asbestos pipe

An asbestos pipe broke while a contractor was doing storm drain work in the Mohican Trail area.
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New I-140 bridge may be named after former Brunswick Co. commissioner

A former Brunswick County commissioner may be getting some special recognition. The county is requesting the I-140 bridge over the Cape Fear River be named in his honor.

Wilmington man sentenced up to 9 years for home and car break-ins

A Wilmington man will spend between 6 and 9 years in prison after pleading guilty to home and car break-ins that happened in October 2016.
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Doctor says Trump has no medical or cognitive issues

President Donald Trump's overall health "is excellent" and he did "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening.
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US withholds $65 million from Palestinian aid programs

The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fundamental re-examination," the State Department said.
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2017 home sales topped $1 billion in Brunswick County

For the first time in more than a decade, residential real estate sales topped $1 billion in Brunswick County last year.

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