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Local man talks about his Band of Brothers

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videoYou've most likely heard of the Band of Brothers. For many soldiers, memories from the battlefield are something they'd rather forget, but one Oak Island man, who was part of that group, is now sharing his stories from World War II. Full story...
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Budget shortfall depletes Fort Fisher lifeguard staff

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The impact of North Carolina's billion-dollar budget deficit is being felt all the way to the shoreline at Fort Fisher. Budget cuts mean no lifeguards at the beach. Full story...
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Woman allegedly raped downtown

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Wilmington Police had a very busy holiday weekend. A twenty-five-year-old woman said she was raped in downtown Wilmington around 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Ocean Rescue kept busy this Memorial Day weekend

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videoStill no sign of a missing swimmer off Carolina Beach. The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday afternoon for 19-year-old Fayetteville resident Angel Gonzalez, who went missing around 5:30 Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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Business booming for many this Memorial Day weekend

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videoMany vacationers are trying to save money by cutting travel expenses this year, but for the beach businesses some budgeting has been a blessing in disguise. Full story...
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American Legion Post 10 hosts memorial

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Veterans attended a service at the New Hanover County War Memorial Monday afternoon. American Legion Post 10 hosted the event at the site in Hugh MacRae Park. Full story...
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Cue Center fundraiser held in conjunction with National Missing Person's Day

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Along with Memorial Day, today is National Missing Person's Day. Members of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office helped spread awareness. They handed out free child ID kits and safety information at the Wal-Mart on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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What's Happening: Memorial Day events

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videoThis weekend, many people are gearing up for the beach and barbeques. Others will spend time focusing on the true meaning of the holiday. WWAY’s Marcy Cuevas runs down a list of Memorial Day observances taking place. Full story...
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Carolina Beach swimmer doesn't return to shore

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The search continued Saturday night for a missing swimmer, last seen off of Carolina Beach. Crews from all over our area, even Georgia and South Carolina, began searching, both in the water and from the air. Full story...
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Southport death now considered murder

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What was being called a suspicious death of a 62-year-old Southport woman is now being ruled a homicide.

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Scouts honor fallen soldiers

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Local cub and boy scouts honored all of the fallen soldiers at the Wilmington National Cemetery on Saturday. The troops placed small flags by each of the grave markers to honor the men and women who have given their lives in battle. Full story...
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Area farmers market gets financial boost

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Some people in Shallotte spent part of their Memorial Day weekend shopping. The Shallotte Farmers Market is now into its third week. It recently received a grant for more $24,000 from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund. Full story...
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Star light, star bright

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Stargazers in Sunset Beach now have some new hi-tech equipment to help them learn about the cosmos. The Ingram Planetarium held its seasonal grand re-opening today. While closed, the planetarium upgraded. It now has a Sci-dome HD Digital Projection System. The planetarium is now the third in the world to have the technology. Full story...
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Honoring a soldier and a father

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videoOn Memorial Day, national cemeteries throughout the country decorate the grounds with flags of all sizes. Saturday, Anna Allegretto had the chance to honor Clyde Rose, a fallen soldier very close to her heart. Full story...
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Georgia State beats UNCW for CAA Baseball Championship

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videoGeorgia State rallied from an 8-3 deficit behind the strong relief pitching of sophomore Theo Asher and four hits by senior Marc Mimeault to knock off UNC Wilmington, 12-10, to win the Colonial Athletic Association championship and the league’s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament at Brooks Field on Saturday. Full story...
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