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The Polar Express readings begin at the Wilmington Railroad Museum

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The annual readings of The Polar Express started this weekend at the Wilmington Railroad Museum. Full story...
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Holiday Parade lights up downtown Wilmington

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Downtown Wilmington was glimmering with Christmas lights tonight as the annual Holiday Parade rolled through the city. Full story...
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UNCW men notch first victory of the season

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The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team led wire to wire on Saturday night on the road against the Illinois State Redbirds. Check out highlights on Sunday's Buzz Peterson Show on WWAY at 11am. Of course the Coach's Corner at 6pm on Sunday will have video as well. Full story...
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Flashy floating fishing boats attract folks from across the state

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‘Tis the season for chilly weather, Christmas trees and lots of lights. While many decorate their homes, some folks like to add a little or a lot of twinkle to their boats. Full story...
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Old Wilmington by Candlelight lights up historic Christmas scenes

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Some of the most beautiful and historic homes, churches and businesses decadently decorated and opened their doors to the public this weekend for the Old Wilmington by Candlelight tour. Full story...
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Festival of Trees lights up again

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The Cape Fear Festival of Trees along with the Nutcracker Ballet returned to center stage this year after a five-year break. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Police looking for armed robbery suspect

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Carolina Beach Police are looking for an armed robbery suspect. Police say the suspect walked into a Scotchman gas station on Canal Drive last night and demanded money from the cashier. Anyone with information is asked to call Carolina Beach Police at (910) 458-1246. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Hillcrest murder victim was Spider-Man store robber

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video The Spider-Man robber has been unmasked. Wilmington Police say a man killed in the Hillcrest community in October was the man who robbed several area stores disguised as Spider-Man. Full story...
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UPDATE: Boil water advisory for Downtown Wilmington this weekend

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Water Service Transfer/3rd Street Project – The previously reported times for this scheduled water system shut down has been adjusted to minimize impact to busy downtown community. Full story...
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Crews clean out Karen's Café

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That's a wrap for a "One Tree Hill" set on Front Street in downtown Wilmington. Crews packed up the fictional Karen's Café today two weeks after the show finished filming. Full story...
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