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  1. Black Film Festival continues through Sunday, March 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lumina News

    The 14th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival continues through Sunday, March 29. The festival, presented by the Black Arts Alliance, features independent motion pictures by African-American filmmakers. Films are being shown at the Cameron Art Museum, the University of North Carolina Wilmington and the Hannah Block USO Community Arts Center.

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  2. Thieves flee from downtown bank heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lumina News

    Three Washington, D.C., men were arrested by Wilmington Police Department following a high-speed chase ending in a five-vehicle crash at the intersection of Eastwood Road and Wrightsville Avenue Monday, March 23. Jimmy Cox, 23, Brenton Jenkins, 18, and Darrick Lee Jones, 42, were arrested and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon and second degree kidnapping. Cox is being held in New Hanover County Jail on a $1.01 million bond; Jenkins is being held in NHC Jail on a $1.005 million bond.

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  3. Marathon inspires personal records, traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lumina News

    One hour before sunrise March 22, the parking lot in front of Wrightsville Beach Town Hall was filled with more than 2,000 runners awaiting the start of the sixth annual Quintiles Wrightsville Beach half and full marathons. Some competitors huddled together in small groups, chatting excitedly, while others separated themselves from the masses, seeking a quiet moment of mental preparation.

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  4. LINC to farming: sowing and reapingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lumina News

    A Wilmington-based program for ex-offenders providing a supportive around-the-clock environment encompassing living facilities and meaningful work has grown steadily since its inception in 2000. Frankie Roberts, 50, the director of the nonprofit Leading Into New Communities Inc. , estimated as of mid-2014, about 1,600 men and women completed its reentry program.

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  5. Dance for the massesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lumina News

    Dancers pumped their bare feet against the smooth wood floor in relevA s, ingested bellies full of air and exhaled while shaking their arms from shoulders to hands inside Cameron Art Museum's Weyerhauser Reception Hall Sunday, March 15 as they prepped to audition for the Wilmington Dance Festival. The work-in-process venue, hosted by the Dance Co-Operative, has been open to the public one Sunday per month.

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  6. Dance for the masses, new faces, new work, new festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Lumina News

    Dancers pumped their bare feet against the smooth wood floor in releves, ingested bellies full of air and exhaled while shaking their arms from shoulders to hands inside Cameron Art Museum's Weyerhauser Reception Hall Sunday, March 15 as they prepped for auditions for the Wilmington Dance Festival. The work-in-process venue, hosted by the Dance Co-Operative, has been open to the public one Sunday per month.

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  7. Crash closes intersection of Wrightsville Avenue and Eastwood RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Lumina News

    Police and paramedics are on the scene of a five-car crash at the intersection of Eastwood Road and Wrightsville Avenue. An officer with the Wilmington Police Department said the occupants of the car that caused the accident robbed a bank in Wilmington earlier in the morning and fled east with the money.

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  8. Marathon inspires personal records, family traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Lumina News

    An hour before sunrise March 22, the parking lot in front of Wrightsville Beach Town Hall was filled with over 2,000 runners awaiting the start of the sixth annual Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon and Half Marathon. Some competitors huddled together chatting excitedly in small groups while others separated themselves from the masses, seeking a quiet moment of mental preparation.

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  9. ClaudeLIVE! event to celebrate the late Wilmington artistRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Lumina News

    The Cameron Art Museum presents ClaudeLIVE!, a celebration of the work of Wilmington native Claude Howell, from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Saturday, March 21. During the event, Howell's work will be interpreted through multimedia and live performances including a recreated Parisian cabaret. For tickets, call 910-395-5999 or visit www.cameronartmuseum.org/claudelive .

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  10. I would runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lumina News

    Sarah Sniff was sitting on the couch watching television with her friend Amy Neubauer, a quadriplegic since age 14, when she asked Neubauer a simple question. "I said, 'Amy, if you could walk again, what would you do?' And she said, 'Well, I wouldn't walk, I would run.'

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  11. Staff photo by Allison PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lumina News

    N.C. Department of Cultural Resources secretary Susan Kluttz talks about the importance of historic preservation tax credits Friday, March 13, at Outdoor Equipped in downtown Wilmington. Elected officials in attendance during the press conference included New Hanover County commissioners Jonathan Barfield, from left, and Rob Zapple, Wilmington City Council members Kevin O'Grady and Laura Padgett and Mayor Bill Saffo.

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  12. Beach race honors past student, adapts for future growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lumina News

    More than two hundred runners are expected to gather at Johnnie Mercer's Pier March 21 for a morning beach run, bagel and brotherhood, offered by one of the newer pier-to-pier 5k race events to find a home on Wrightsville's beach strand. For more than a decade, the race has been coordinated by the Delta Tau Delta chapter at University of North Carolina Wilmington in memory of former student and brother Daniel McGregor, who died in a car accident while taking a fishing trip with his father in Florida.

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  13. Author to speak about local legendsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Lumina News

    John Hirchak, author of "Legends of Old Wilmington & Cape Fear," will give a talk and book signing at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 at the Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens. Admission is $5 and registration is recommended.

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  14. U.S. Open Beach Fat Bike ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Lumina News

    The U.S. Open Beach Fat Bike Championships took place in front of the Blockade Runner Beach Resort at Wrightsville Beach Saturday, March 14. First place: Ben Brown of Wilmington, NC, final time of 1:33:53 Second place: Taylor Milleson of Wilmington, NC, final time of 1:43:36 Third place: Ed Kulbis of Jacksonville, NC, final time of 1:55:23 First place: William Sessoms of Wilmington, NC, final time of 1:12:56 Second place: Jason Laxton of Boone, NC, final time of 1:13:26 Third place: Patrick Mulligan of Wrightsville Beach, NC, final time of 1:21:03 First place: Jonathan Ward of Wilmington, NC, final time of 43:44 Second place: Chad McCain of Jacksonville, NC, final time of 44:17 Third place: Jonathan DuBell of Wilmington, NC, final time of 45:08

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  15. Citizens, lawmakers called to end tax credit crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Lumina News

    The story of cities and towns across North Carolina is told through historic buildings, said N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Susan Kluttz following a March 13 tour of successful preservation projects around Wilmington's historic districts. To ensure the story is heard by future generations, Kluttz called for revival of the state historic preservation tax credit.

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  16. Redix readies for downtown expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Lumina News

    A slice of Wrightsville Beach history is moving into downtown Wilmington this summer, when a second Redix location is slated to open at the corner of Front and Grace streets. Instead of beach wares, a more refined inventory of apparel and outdoor gear will be offered at the new store, said Daniel Reddick, director of e-commerce and son of Gordon Reddick III, who opened the Wrightsville Beach retail fixture in 1969.

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  17. Hammers' roster includes local talent, overseas experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Lumina News

    Wilmington Hammerheads fans got a first look at the 2015 team and its newest additions Friday, March 6 as the Hammerheads took on the University of North Carolina Wilmington men's soccer team at the UNCW soccer stadium. The two teams battled evenly in the midfield but the Seahawks found gaps in the Hammerheads' defense and capitalized with first-half and second-half goals.

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  18. Environmental film forum returns to UNCWRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Lumina News

    A nonprofit event in its fourth year, the Cape Fear Environmental Film Forum will create a dialogue between between filmmakers, panels of local environmental advocates and audience members. The goal is to bring local action to global environmental issues.

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  19. Workshop on recognizing learning disabilities set for Tuesday, March 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Lumina News

    Aimed at parents, teachers and tutors, "What Does a Learning Disability Look Like?" is one in a series of free workshops presented by the Hill School of Wilmington, which specializes in educating students with learning differences. The workshop is open to the public and runs from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at the University of North Carolina Wilmington's Watson College of Education, room 162.

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  20. Staff photo by Allison PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Lumina News

    With temperatures in the 70s in Wrightsville Beach, University of North Carolina Wilmington students Katie Lohr, left, and Sarah Fitzgerald enjoy a picnic lunch under Johnnie Mercer's Pier Wednesday afternoon, March 4. The area may see freezing rain Friday morning, followed by highs in the mid-30s.

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