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  1. Working to live, living to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lumina News

    A condo on Wrightsville Beach; a brick Tudor Revival in Forest Hills; a townhouse in downtown Wilmington; an apartment in The Pointe at Taylor Estates near Sunset Park. The price tags attached to each one may vary by tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars, but each can fall under the banner of affordable housing, said Paul D'Angelo, Cape Fear Housing Coalition President, to a group of community leaders during the coalition's Jan. 14 annual meeting.

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  2. What exactly is a co-op?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lumina News

    While the business model has existed for some time, many consumers that shop at cooperative markets like Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market may not know exactly what co-ops are and why they exist. Steven Harper, Progress Energy Betty Cameron Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, said a gap in the marketplace usually plays a role in the foundation of all co-ops.

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  3. Public works employee fired for theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lumina News

    A longtime Wrightsville Beach Public Works employee was terminated Tuesday, Jan. 20, for allegedly stealing and pawning town equipment. Tim Dauphinais was a senior utilities maintenance specialist.

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  4. Music celebrates Dr. King by inspiring future generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lumina News

    The pounding rhythm of a marching band drum line provided the heartbeat of Martin Luther King Jr. memorial weekend celebrations in downtown Wilmington. The drumbeats began Sunday, Jan. 18, around 4 p.m. near Cape Fear Community College's Schwartz Center.

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  5. Council considers condemnation for developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lumina News

    Wilmington City Council considered a resolution at its Tuesday, Jan. 20 meeting for the approval of an appraisal for condemnation that would allow the Charlotte-based State Street Developers to provide an additional access to a multi-family development off of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. With multiple developments within Wilmington already, including Mayfaire Town Center and the redevelopment of the old Galleria Shopping Center land, State Street Developers is planning to construct a multi-family development on 43 acres of property just north of the Target shopping center and south of Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.

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  6. Competition, camaraderie in the Cold Stroke ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lumina News

    The seventh annual Cold Stroke Classic's elite course involved seven miles of strenuous paddleboarding through Wrightsville Beach's waterways. Yet it was the final yards of the race that decided the outcome.

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  7. police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lumina News

    A Wrightsville Beach Police officer on patrol noticed a vehicle weaving in and out of traffic approaching the intersection of Salisbury Street and Causeway Drive around 3 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 18. The vehicle continued to swerve while traveling over the Heide Trask Drawbridge, began speeding 55 in a 35 mph zone and nearly struck a concrete median. The officer then stopped the vehicle to find 23-year-old Winnie Smith of Wilmington driving without a license.

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  8. Progress continues for world's first self-contained triathlon facilityRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lumina News

    A triathlon facility unlike any in the world could break ground soon on a 1,100-acre piece of land adjacent to the northeast Cape Fear River just outside of Wilmington. Nearly a decade ago, the facility's chief executive officer Bill Scott first imagined the concept of a self-contained racing and training venue, where triathlons could be held without road closures and other strains put on the residents of the host community.

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  9. Competition, camaraderie at Cold Stroke ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Lumina News

    The seventh annual Cold Stroke Classic's elite course involved seven strenuous miles of paddleboarding through Wrightsville Beach's waterways. Yet it was the final yards of the race that decided the outcome.

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  10. Wilmington resident elected to Easter Seals International Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Lumina News

    Wilmington resident Elizabeth DeBiasi has been elected to the International Board of Directors for Easter Seals, the leading nonprofit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and other special needs. DeBiasi was named to the board during its October 2014 meeting in Washington, D.C. "Serving on the board is an amazing opportunity to work with an organization that does so much for so many people.

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  11. Progress continues for world's first self-contained triathlon facilityRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lumina News

    A triathlon facility unlike any in the world could break ground soon on a 1,100-acre piece of land adjacent to the northeast Cape Fear River just outside of Wilmington. Nearly a decade ago, the facility's chief executive officer Bill Scott first imagined the concept of a self-contained racing and training venue, where triathlons could be held without road closures and other strains put on the residents of the host community.

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  12. Wilmington Symphony Orchestra announces winners of student concerto competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Lumina News

    The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra is pleased has announced the winners of its 38th Annual Richard R. Deas Student Concerto Competition. The co-winners of the University of North Carolina Wilmington division are James Yates, trumpet; and Jessica Small, saxophone.

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  13. Winter climate to remain in fluxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lumina News

    With high temperatures in the mid 60s one day and lows in the teens the next, the start of 2015 has proved erratic in climate for southeastern North Carolina and the weather man says the trend is likely to continue. Steve Pfaff, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service Wilmington office, said local temperatures have not remained below or above average for numerous consecutive days due to one winter storm marching through after the other.

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  14. StriperFest hooks fun, funds, awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lumina News

    Restoring the Cape Fear River's striped bass fishery is but one ambition of StriperFest. During the weekend of Jan. 16-17 the Cape Fear River Watch launches its seventh annual festival to help raise awareness and funding for the nonprofit's revolving restoration efforts.

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  15. pipelineRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lumina News

    North Carolina: Set Clocks Back 100 Years," about the history of North Carolina politics and education. Admission is free.

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  16. Paddlers prepare to stroke through coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lumina News

    Outdoor water sports are not typically associated with mid-January. But that is the reason Coastal Urge co-founder Jeoffrey Nathan decided to create the Cold Stroke Classic seven years ago.

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  17. Birth of a thriving beach townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lumina News

    Hand-made wooden crafts chased each other through the warm waters of Banks Channel, their captains navigating between the low-lying island known as the Hammocks and the rugged outer beach strand. The small boats raced back and forth in front of the solitary building clinging to the barren strip of land, a wooden structure with a wrap-around porch.

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  18. Alternative activity spaces bounce into townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lumina News

    With three other trampoline parks already established in North Carolina, DefyGravity expanded again. Husband and wife team Paul and Lauren McCallum opened DefyGravity Wilmington two days before the start of 2015.

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  19. A salute to the great what-ifRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lumina News

    The last year of the Civil War sesquicentennial anniversary will kick off in North Carolina on the battleground at Fort Fisher Jan. 17 and 18, where Confederate and Union soldiers will return to recreate the battle that turned the tides of the war and charted the course of the country. The Friends of Fort Fisher and Fort Fisher State Historic Site staff worked for more than one year to plan the two-day commemoration, which will feature two reenactments of the Second Battle of Fort Fisher.

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  20. Benefits of offshore wind, drilling weighedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lumina News

    Harnessing the Atlantic Ocean's offshore wind energy potential, especially off the coast of North Carolina, could provide a better path to energy independence and job creation, a report released by ocean conservation group Oceana states. Andrew Menaquale, Oceana energy analyst and author of the report, spent about nine months collecting and analyzing data on offshore energy potential along the Atlantic coastline.

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