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Wilmington apartment complex evacuated after 911 call

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Residents of a Wilmington apartment complex had to be evacuated Monday night. A resident of building 1001 in the Pines Apartment complex called 911 to report a strange chemical odor. Full story...
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Leon Brogden Holiday Basketball Tournament scores big on opening day

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video Day one of the Leon Brogden Holiday Basketball Tournament is in the books. Getting out of the gate was the theme of Monday's first round games. It was kind of hard for some of the teams. Full story...
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Travelers prepare for increased security at airport

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video President Obama is asking for answers, after an attempted airplane bombing on Christmas day. Meanwhile passengers at ILM prepared for increased security as they headed home from their holiday travel. Full story...
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WPD officer laid to rest

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video A member of the Wilmington Police department was laid to rest today. Sergeant Joseph McPherson died last Monday after battling brain cancer for over a year. Full story...
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Kwanzaa celebration begins in Wilmington

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Another holiday is just getting started. Saturday marked the first night of the celebration of Kwanzaa. Full story...
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Charity helps make sure needy experience meaning of Christmas

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A Wilmington charity spent yet another Christmas helping those in need. Full story...
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Area counties offer Christmas tree recycling

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video The pile of Christmas trees at each of the four drop off centers in New Hanover County grew over the weekend. By Sunday afternoon dozens of trees were at each of the sites. Full story...
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Christmas another day at work for firefighters

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Most people had the day off today to enjoy Christmas with their families. But some people had to work, like Wilmington firefighters, to keep us safe. Full story...
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Trip to movies a Christmas tradition for many

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Going to the movies is a popular Christmas day routine for many families. And with Christmas rain, more people ventured out to catch a flick today. Full story...
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Local business sets up trust fund for one of their employees

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A local business is asking for your help this holiday season. Flaming Amy's is taking donations for a trust fund they set up in the name of one of their employees, Oscar Martinez. Full story...
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Hankins resigns from Wilmington Housing Authority

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The Chairwoman of the Wilmington Housing Authority has announced her resignation. Lethia Hankins, a former Wilmington City Council member and retired teacher... Full story...
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Carolina Beach woman delivers Christmas early

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videoChristmas came a little early for some folks, thanks to a Carolina Beach woman. Cyndi Farmer spent some of her money, countless hours and one long night to put toys under the tree for local kids this Christmas. Full story...
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20th Anniversary of Wilmington's Winter Wonderland

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videoThursday marks the 20th anniversary of the snowstorm that dropped nearly two feet of snow on Wilmington. It was Christmas Eve 1989. Watch as WWAY's John Rendleman provides his perspective of the winter wonderland. Full story...
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Two men arrested in connection with Kerr Ave. robbery

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New Hanover County deputies have arrested two men have after a mini mart robbery on North Kerr Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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Let your kids skate while you shop

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Waiting for a lake to freeze in Wilmington is pretty much pointless. Lucky for us, we have the Wilmington Ice House. Full story...
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