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Bob Hanna officially named West Brunswick football coach

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Bob Hanna has officially been named head football coach at West Brunswick High School. Hanna has 43 years of coaching experience, including the last 20 as head coach and athletic director at Irmo High School in suburban Columbia, SC. Full story...
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Sex crime suspect arrested in Idaho now in Brunswick Co. Jail

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A man charged with sex crimes involving a child in Brunswick County is in the Brunswick County Jail after being arrested earlier this month in Idaho. Full story...
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Memorial, funeral arrangements announced for philanthropist Ed Gore

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videoFuneral arrangements and memorial services honoring developer and philanthropist Ed Gore have been announced. Full story...
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Rocky Lewis named head football coach at East Columbus; Sharks lose & more

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videoIt didn't take long for East Columbus High to name a new head football coach. Rocky Lewis, son of legendary Clinton head coach Bob Lewis, will take over the Gators. The Wilmington Sharks lost on the road on Wednesday, but they'll be back at home on Thursday for a doubleheader. Plus more! Full story...
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SURPRISE SQUAD UPDATE: Community inspired to lend a hand in Carolina Beach

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videoThe Surprise Squad made a trip out to Pleasure Island yesterday to help pay water bills. While we were there, we found one of the most emotional stories so far: A Carolina Beach woman in need, and tonight, she is getting help from you our viewers. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Future so bright, they gotta sell shades

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videoEarly detection of breast cancer is a must. You're about to meet a family who lost their matriarch to it. Their mission makes them our Extraordinary Person(s) of the Week. Full story...
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McCrory visiting Wilmington for second time this month

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Gov. Pat McCrory is making another stop in Wilmington Thursday afternoon. McCrory will attend the North Carolina Business Committee for Education's regional meeting and tour the Corning plant on N. College Road. Full story...
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Family asks feds to probe death of man accused of shooting Wilmington detective

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videoAn attorney representing Brandon Smith's family is calling for a US Department of Justice investigation into the circumstances surrounding Smith's death, according to a letter sent July 10. Full story...
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Developer, philanthropist Ed Gore has died

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videoThe man who helped build Sunset Beach from the ground up with his father has died. Ed Gore died in his sleep last night, multiple sources confirm to WWAY. Full story...
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Common Core on way out of NC schools

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The Common Core curriculum standards that dictate what's taught in classrooms across much of the United States are on their way out of North Carolina. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. School Board will take time to find Pruden's replacement

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video Brunswick County's school superintendent says the coming school year will be his last. Dr. Edward Pruden told the school board about his decision last night. This announcement came right after Pruden's annual evaluation. Full story...
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Registered sex offender gets 17.5 years in prison in child porn case

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A Wilmington man has been sentenced to 17.5 years in prison in a child pornography case. Michael Thomas Bassett Jr., 33, pleaded guilty in April to receipt of child pornography. Full story...
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Response to crash leads officers to shooting

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Elizabethtown Police say as they responded to one crime this weekend, they wound up finding another. Full story...
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Dead bear helps biologists track population

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videoA black bear was found dead in the median of US 17 in Holly Ridge this morning. Highway Patrol say a truck hit the bear around 9 p.m. Full story...
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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Police ask for help identifying dinosaur thieves

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videoState Capitol Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man and woman caught on video Monday afternoon taking a baby dinosaur replica from a display at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Full story...
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