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  1. Gas leaks lead to hassle, officials push safety for evacuations and traffic.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A worker's mistake forces you to evacuate or sit in traffic because a road is closed.It happened just days ago when a crew cut a gas line in Wilmington. Now, some say as more construction picks up with our growing region, we could see more of these accidents happen.

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  2. In debut Players at Stadium Course, he was first one off the IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    David Thore of Wilmington, N.C., the first pro to hit into the water at the TPC Sawgrass Players Stadium Course during a Players Championship is now a teaching pro at the Oleander Golf Center. David Thore was in the first group to tee off at the 10th hole on the morning of March 18, 1982, when The Players Championship was held for the first time at the TPC Sawgrass Players Stadium Course.

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  3. 1,000 Venus Flytraps survive poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... the Holly Shelter Game Land in January. With the help of Cape Fear Community College students and the City of Wilmington 1,000 of those rarities are going back to that environment. "I think it's a great day for all of us," Sheret said. "We've got ...

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  4. Gala presents 2015 Debu-ettesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... of Mr. and Mrs. Shaun Bunn, attends Northern Nash High School and will attend the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Catherine Winstead Coats, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Coats, attends Rocky Mount Academy and will attend Meredith ...

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  5. Female Comedians Coming to The Ware Center, 5/2Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... IN), The She-Devil Festival (NY, NY), The She-Dot Festival (Toronto, ON) and the Cape Fear Comedy Festival (Wilmington, NC). New York native, Carrie Gravenson won the 2009 New York Underground Comedy Festival's Emerging Talent Stand-Up Competition ...

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  6. 911 calls released after fatal Castle Street shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A dispute inside a Wilmington barber shop led to a deadly shooting on Castle Street Thursday afternoon. According to Linda Rawley, spokeswoman for the WPD, police responded to Lewis' Barber Shop located in the 800 block of Castle Street around 1:30 p.m. When officers arrived they found a black male lying outside the barber shop on the the pavement with a gunshot wound.

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  7. Authorities: 44,000 child porn images found on man's thumb drive at NHC public libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    We're learning new details tonight about a repeat sex offender who's been arrested here twice in the last two months. Authorities say they found 44 thousand child pornography websites, images and videos on a thumb drive belonging to a man they arrested at the downtown Wilmington library last month.

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  8. Wilmington Police need help identifying truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Police say the truck was involved in a hit-and-run in the parking lot at the Food Lion on Independence Blvd. in Wilmington.

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  9. Social media gone wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Letting it all hang out, as they say, is nothing new on college campuses, including right here at UNC Wilmington. But nowadays students are using social media to let it all hang out for anyone to see.

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  10. Wilmington gang member sentenced to 7-10 years on drug, assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A Wilmington gang member will spend the next 7-10 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple heroin and assault charges on Thursday. According to the New Hanover County District Attorney's Office, Carl Antonio Scott, 29, appeared in Superior Court yesterday and pleaded guilty to the following charges: According to officials, the Vice and Narcotics division of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of the ATF, began an investigation into Scott in 2014.

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  11. Firefighters training to help autistic children in emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    April is National Autism Awareness month, recognizing the 1 in 68 children identified with autism spectrum disorder - the fastest growing developmental disability. First responders in Wilmington are getting intensive training to improve their awareness of those with autism while responding to emergency situations.

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  12. Boston Bombing survivor talks about healing and moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WBTV

    ... oing to receive in all things." As for her goal of completing an Ironman, she hopes to check that off her list in Wilmington, NC this fall.

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  13. Head of UNCW's LGBTQIA Resource Office on paid leave, resigning in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Head of UNCW's LGBTQIA Resource Office on paid leave, resigning - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC The head of UNCW's LGBTQIA Resource Office is on paid leave from the university and will be resigning her post in May. According to school officials, Amy Schlag, coordinator for the LGBTQIA Resource Office on campus, plans to resign on May 7 for personal reasons.

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  14. WPD: One person killed in Castle Street shooting, one person detainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A dispute inside a Wilmington barber shop led to a deadly shooting on Castle Street Thursday afternoon. According to Linda Rawley, spokeswoman for the WPD, police responded to Lewis' Barber Shop located in the 800 block of Castle Street around 1:30 p.m. When officers arrived they found a black male lying outside the barber shop on the the pavement with a gunshot wound.

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  15. USS Gravelya s 1st female Commander in WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    Naval Commander Alysa Ambrose Mansfield is the first woman to serve as Commander of the ship, which was commissioned in Wilmington 2010. The ship was named after Vice Admiral Samuel Gravely, the first African American to achieve numerous accomplishments in the Navy.

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  16. Man killed outside Wilmington barber shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The incident is in the 800 block of Castle Street. WPD first alerted the public to the incident around 2 p.m. via Twitter.

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  17. Jenni Harris leaves UNCW for job with NC CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    UNCW's Assistant to the Chancellor for Community Partnerships is leaving the university to take a job in state government. Jenni Harris, a Wilmington native and UNCW alumna, has served in the role since it was created in 2012.

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  18. WPD: One person killed in Castle Street shooting, suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A dispute inside a Wilmington barber shop led to a deadly shooting on Castle Street Thursday afternoon. According to Linda Rawley, spokeswoman for the WPD, a black male was killed after a dispute broke out at the Lewis Barber Shop located in the 800 block of Castle Street.

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  19. Suspect in hostage, chase incident indicted by NHC grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Jairo Checo, the suspect accused of taking his wife and one-year-old twins hostage and leading police on a chase through parts of Wilmington and New Hanover County in February, has been indicted on several charges by a New Hanover County grand jury. According to officials, Checo called police from his brown GMC Terrain around 5:20 a.m. February 12. In the 911 calls , Checo was heard telling dispatchers he planned to kill his family members.

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  20. Ribbon cutting marks CFCC's newest additionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Topsail Advertiser

    ... Hardin said, the Surf City branch will be offering much of what is currently available at the central campus in Wilmington, albeit on a smaller scale. "It is very exciting to have a facility in eastern Pender County that we haven't had for quite ...

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