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UPDATE: Evidence indicates murder-suicide in Porters Neck deaths

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video Investigators say right now, evidence reveals that the crime appears to be a murder-suicide. They say further information will be released once the autopsies are completed on today. Full story...
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WPD looking for a man who stole car at gunpoint

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Wilmington Police say they are investigating after a man stole a car from the Costco parking lot Sunday morning. Investigators say the victim was in his car with the door slightly ajar, when the suspect threatened to shoot him, then told him to get out. Full story...
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Disney Channel star comes to the Port City

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A long line of folks came out to Bailey Park downtown to meet a Disney star! Plus, we ask some folks about their favorite part of the Azalea Festival. Full story...
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Cape Fear Crop Mob lends a hand

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The volunteer group usually lends a hand to local farmers, but today they dug into one woman's backyard tomato garden. Sarah Daughtridge is famous for her heirloom tomatoes and peppers. But after facing a string of health setbacks, she says she was overwhelmed and unable to keep up her plants this year. Full story...
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"One Cup of Tea" provides healthcare to more than 50,000 Hondurans

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The first annual "One Cup of Tea" fills the cup of many in need, A fundraiser in support of Saludhondu. Full story...
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Supply man charged with two counts of attempted murder

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36 year-old William Calvin Steward fired a weapon in to a car seriously injuring two people outside a party Friday night. Full story...
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DEVELOPING: Ogden Papa Johns armed robbery, investigators looking for suspect

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Investigators searching for suspect in armed robbery in Ogden Friday night. Suspect held up employee and demanded money from the cash register and safe of Market Street Papa John's Pizza. Suspect described as a Black Male approximately 5’10” tall. Full story...
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See the end of the Azalea Festival Parade

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videoDue to the parade starting late and WWAY only having three hours of air time for the Azalea Festival Parade, the live coverage was cut short. So, here's video of the end complete with Queen Azalea Kirsten Haglund. Full story...
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Widespread Panic packs the fans in during first concert

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Widespread Panic did not disappoint during the first show at the Azalea Festival. Full story...
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Shuttle service offered before and after Azalea Parade

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videoShuttle services are offered for the Azalea Festival Parade. Wave Transit is running their shuttle service from the Wells Fargo Bank at Independence Mall to the corner of 2nd and Dock Streets downtown. Service begins at 7 a.m. and runs until the parade begins. Full story...
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Law enforcement beefing up for Azalea Festival

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videoThe Azalea Festival is in full bloom now, and with that comes thousands of people from out of town, and more law enforcement officers. With more than 200,000 expected to attend the street fair alone, law enforcement has its hands full this weekend. Full story...
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Man on bike hit by car on Oleander

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videoA man is recovering after he was hit by a car on Oleander Dr. while riding his bike this afternoon. Full story...
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Exclusive Garden Party the place to be seen

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The Azalea Festival was in full bloom at Airlie Gardens this afternoon for the Garden Party. Sun dresses, hats and bow ties were everywhere at the annual event. Guests enjoyed music, food, and this beautiful weather. Full story...
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Queen cuts ribbon to start Azalea Garden Tour

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videoIt was a picture-perfect morning as the Cape Fear Garden Club's 61st Annual Azalea Garden Tour got underway. Hundreds turned out at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater as Queen Azalea Kirsten Haglund cut the ribbon to officially open the tour. Full story...
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Historic Home Tour: Elliott-Brown House

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videoOn this weekend's Historic Home Tour, you can walk into a home that nearly did not make it to 2014. The Elliott-Brown House is a Queen Anne style home at 218 S. 2nd St. It was built in 1897 for Mary Taylor Elliott, who was the widow of a merchant. Full story...
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