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Seven charged in Brunswick County gambling investigation

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office seized more than 380 video gaming machines and over $250,000 cash after a several months long undercover investigation.
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West Brunswick sophomore charged after fight and social media threat

A West Brunswick High School student faces charges after a fight at school and a post on Snapchat.
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Ashley High School teacher named finalist for Regional Teacher of the Year honor

A New Hanover County teacher has been named the best in southeastern North Carolina.
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Jungle Rapids 911 call: ‘Dude pulled out a gun and shot him’

"He got shot. He got shot. Dude pulled out a gun and shot him," the unidentified caller told the 911 dispatcher. "It's not good, it's not good. He's shot in the side." 
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CFPUA releases preliminary data from Sweeney pilot test

Preliminary data shows that, after one month, small traces of GenX could be detected beyond the Granular Activated Carbon filtration unit. GenX has not yet been detected in water samples treated by the Ion Exchange units.
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KFC Twitter follows 11 Herbs and Spices, intrigues internet

A Twitter user has earned kudos online for discovering a subtle message on KFC's account.
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4 NC inmates face murder charges after prison workers killed

Investigators are charging four North Carolina inmates with murder after the deadliest escape attempt in state prison history.
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Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion

Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.
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Leland approves plan to build amphitheater, splash pad, more

An extended walking trail, splash pad, veterans’ memorial, accessible playground, amphitheater, dog park, picnic shelters, community garden, outdoor basketball courts, covered multipurpose pavilion, and more approved for Leland.
This drawing of the Empire State Building by Donald Trump sold at auction for $16,000 in fall 2017. (Photo: Julien's Auctions)
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Trump drawing of Empire State Building sells for $16,000

A sketch of the Empire State Building drawn by President Donald Trump has sold at auction for $16,000.
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Developer eyes Porters Neck Road for 5-story hotel

A Winston Salem developer is looking at a 3.45 acre site in New Hanover County to develop 5-story hotel.