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Confidential government information to be shared at UNCW Monday night

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The Deputy Director of the National Security Archive will share confidential government information and discuss the Freedom of Information Act Monday night at UNC-Wilmington. Full story...
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Hospital, Singer make big push for mobile pediatric ICU

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videoWhen a child is sick, there is a hospital in Wilmington that is devoted to treating their illness. But there is one important piece of equipment the Betty H. Cameron Women's and Children's Hospital does not have, and there is a big push underway to change that. Full story...
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Motorcyclists take to Wilmington streets to support NY firefighters

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Motorcyclists took to the streets of Wilmington Saturday to remember the heroes of September 11th. The 343 Memorial Ride gathered hundreds of bikers together in support of the firefighters... Full story...
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Atmosphere Academy: Elementary School Newscast

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videoWhen we receive visitors at our studios, we usually tell them about the newscast. Last week, students who visited us taught us a thing or two. Full story...

Man struck and killed along MLK Parkway identified

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Authorities released the name of the 24 year-old man who was struck and killed on MLK Parkway Thursday night. Full story...
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Local seniors honor firefigthers with special Christmas gifts

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When the New Hanover County Retired and Senior Volunteers wanted to honor firefighters for 9/11, they were told the crew at the New Murrayville Station wanted a Christmas tree and decorations to make the holidays a little brighter. Full story...
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Students at Calvary Christian remember September 11th

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Students and staff at one Wilmington school took time out of their day to remember, and remind others to do the same. Full story...
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Jordan soars into the Hall of Fame

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videoYou might say it is a mere formality. Friday night in Springfield, Massachusetts, Michael Jordan, the man many people consider the greatest basketball player ever, will enter the Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Martin Luther King Parkway accident claims one life

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A 24 year old man is dead after an accident on Wilmington's Martin Luther King Parkway Thursday night. It happened around 8:45 p.m. near the Highway 133 exit. Full story...
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Two options discussed as Wrightsville Beach gets closer to having bike path

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videoAfter decades of discussion, Wrightsville Beach is getting closer to having a bike path of its own. Two options were presented to the Board of Alderman, and Thursday night, residents will have the chance to speak up at a public hearing. Full story...
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Locals seek change in hate crimes against gay community

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videoCritics of North Carolina hate crime laws made their voices heard outside of the New Hanover County Court House Thursday. Hate crime laws in North Carolina upgrade misdemeanors to felonies, but ... Full story...
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Text-a-Tip takes to the street

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The Wilmington Police Department has a new roaming advertisement. It is the Text-a-Tip van. Police officers will drive it around Wilmington, as well as park it in crowded places, as a reminder of the Text-a-Tip option. Full story...
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Towing guidelines more friendly for those parking in Carolina Beach

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videoIn a beach town, where everybody's looking for a place to park, there is no shortage of parking regulations both in the town and in private lots, but some citizens have been concerned about predatory towing practices. Full story...
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Spreading wireless signals to area beaches

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videoA Wilmington-based communications company is trying to make it easier for people to get online. Comspeco is setting up antennas to serve as wireless internet locations or "hot spots" in Wilmington and local beach towns. Full story...
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Wilmington Police looking for missing woman

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Wilmington Police need your help finding a missing woman. Forty-one-year-old Priscilla Ann Rodgers has not made contact with her family since June, and they fear she may be in danger. Full story...
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