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Wilmington NFL players are in a holding pattern
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 10:38pm.

video NFL players Jay Ross and Connor Barth both love living in Wilmington, but they're ready to get back onto the football field. If the lockout ends soon they'll be back in business.

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Sharks back in first on Play for Emily night
Submitted by Jesse Jones on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 10:00pm.

video The Wilmington Sharks were sporting new shirts tonight. Each shirt was auctioned off, and the Ronald McDonald House donated the money to the Play for Emily golf tournament.

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New Pender County fires force evacuations
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 9:56pm.

video As the weather this summer continues to heat up, wildfires are becoming more and more prevalent. This is the case especially in Pender County as fires Friday caused evacuations off Harrison Creek Road

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UPDATE: All but one BSL lake open for swimming this weekend
Submitted by Laura Seel on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 8:58pm.

Boiling Spring Lakes has re-opened Spring Lake for swimming.

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Middle school student braves the heat to help Pender Co. Animal Shelter
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 8:40pm.

video You may recall back in December, we brought you the story of a special middle school student. In the frigid cold, then 12-year-old Ari Garsh, volunteered his time and money to collect pet food at a local Lowe's food store for the Pender County Animal Shelter. Today, we caught up with Ari, now 13, as he braved the dangerous heat for a cause he truly believes in.

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"And the Winner is..." BEST ICE CREAM
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 5:15pm.

video It's a hot summer, and July is National Ice Cream Month. So we want to know your favorite spot in the Cape Fear to buy a frozen treat in this week's "And the Winner is..." Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry or a full-blown hot fudge sundae. We're out to find out who has the best around. Who do you think has the BEST ICE CREAM in the Cape Fear this year? Congratulations to Granny Niece's Ice Cream Truck!

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ONLY ON 3: Man has water shut off by CFPUA, could face arrest
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 4:36pm.

video After Daniel Whitfield lost his job, his family began to run low on food and let the water bill go for a couple months. He owed more than $800 to the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority when his water was cut off.

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Hot weather, drought conditions contribute to algal blooms in Cape Fear River
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 2:54pm.

The hot and dry weather that has dominated the area over the last several weeks is contributing to extensive algal blooms in the Cape Fear River and the Northeast Cape Fear River, according to officials with the NC Division of Water Quality.

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