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WARM celebration for 13 years of service

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videoOne Wilmington non-profit organization is celebrating a milestone. Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministries, or WARM, offers home repairs to low income people. What started as an effort to help after Hurricanes Bertha and Fran, has turned into 13 years of service and more than 400 projects. Full story...
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Final flu awareness forum Tuesday night

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The New Hanover County Health Department and county schools are holding their third and final flu awareness forum Tuesday night. Full story...
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Three behind bars after stealing from NHC communications tower

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Three people are behind bars Tuesday night, charged with stealing copper and metal from a communications tower in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Driver blacks out, crashes into medical laboratory

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One medical lab is going to need a few repairs after a car drove through the front door Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. at Spectrum Laboratories Network. Full story...
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Funeral arrangements made for UNCW freshman

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Funeral arrangements have been finalized by the family of the UNCW student who passed away last week. Full story...
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Rezoning request sparks discussion over Summer Walk development

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A new 26-acre development near the intersection of Oleander Drive and Greenville Loop Road in Wilmington was up for discussion Monday night. The development is called Summer Walk. Full story...
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Birds of a feather, rest together

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videoOn a long drive, we all need our rest - to eat, to sleep, to recharge our batteries. Migrating birds are the same way, flying thousands of miles from north to south, they can't make it without their rest. Full story...
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New building makes Dreams come true

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videoThe Dreams Center for Arts Education offers free classes in the arts. However, the 70 kids a week plus volunteers and staff, need more space than what they have at their building at Sixth and Ann, that they must already share with another group. Full story...
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Students mourn loss of fellow Seahawk

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videoUNCW students are mourning the loss of a classmate after Friday afternoon storms turned deadly at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Pitching in to clean area beaches

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videoCleaning up area beaches, it's a big deal. In North Carolina, it's the Big Sweep, a local event that has global connections. Full story...
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UNCW freshman dies while surfing in storm

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UNC Wilmington officials say the teen killed while surfing at Wrightsville Beach was a member of the UNCW family.

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UNCW Police bid farewell to one of their own

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It was a bittersweet and dignified farewell Friday for a veteran of the UNCW Police force. The campus police department honored Major Robert Riley for 23 years of service on the force. Full story...
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Last day for dozens at Mead Westvaco Corp.

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Friday marked the last day for dozens of employees at a Wilmington factory. Fifty-six employees at the Mead Westvaco Corporation said goodbye today. Full story...
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Carolina Beach adds some visual appeal

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The Town of Carolina Beach hopes your first impression of Pleasure Island is a little more visually appealing. Friday morning, town leaders held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly landscaped Entryway Enhancement Project. Full story...
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Castle Hayne Elementary officially welcomed

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New Hanover County's newest school, Castle Hayne Elementary, is officially open. Even though students have filled the halls since August, Friday marked the school's official dedication. Full story...
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