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Wilmington councilman recovering in the hospital

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Council member Charlie Rivenbark is expected to be back on the campaign trail Monday. (Source: City of Wilmington) Council member Charlie Rivenbark is expected to be back on the campaign trail Monday. (Source: City of Wilmington)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington City Council member Charlie Rivernbark is recovering in the hospital after being admitted for a drop in blood pressure Thursday.

The councilman, who is running for re-election, is hospitalized as a precaution so doctors can observe him.  According to a release from his campaign, he was advised to get rest and stay hydrated.

Rivenbark is expected to be back campaigning Monday.

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