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Smoking ban petition moves forward; sheriff's son pleads guilty; tiny baby

The idea of a smoking ban in Wrightsville Beach is an issue that's still burning. Today, the New Hanover County Board of Elections verified that enough people have signed a petition supporting the ban to allow it to move forward.

The son of a local sheriff pleaded guilty to a Level 5 DWI in a courtroom today. He will be under 12 months of unsupervised probation and will have to complete 24 hours of community service.

North Carolina's constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriages is now in effect, but the debates on its full meaning haven't slowed down.

Talk about tiny! The 4th smallest baby born in the world is said to be thriving at a hospital in Charlotte.

Make sure to tune in tonight starting at 5:00! We'll have more on a Memorial Day weekend mess that some could face if a property dispute isn't solved; one last push folks against a taxpayer-funded baseball stadium are making; how a new procedure saved the life of a woman with a foot-long blood clot around her heart and much more.  

-Michelle Li

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