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Eleven Cape Fear area schools receive math and science grants

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Scotchman Convenience Stores and the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program have awarded $5,500 in grant funding to 11 area schools to support math and science education. Full story...
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Six-month investigation leads to drug, weapons bust

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video Wilmington Police say a six-month investigation has taken a huge stash of drugs and stolen weapons off the street Five men face a number of charges. Police Chief Ralph Evangelous says investigators believe these suspects were big suppliers in the area. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man's 3,300-mile walk for cause ends in Carolina Beach

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video The saying goes, "You'll never understand a person until you've walked a mile in their shoes." How about 3,300 miles? That's how far a former Wilmington city employee has walked to raise awareness and money so needy people can have clean water. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Clerk makes good on promise to defend store, shoots would-be robber

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videoA would-be armed robber got a taste of his own medicine today when the convenience store clerk pulled out a gun of his own. After being held up last month, the clerk vowed to protect himself and be prepared for future threats. Full story...
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WPD officer recovering after cheap shot at downtown bar

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videoAn Apex man and a Wrightsville Beach man face assault charges after allegedly attacking an off-duty cop. It happened over the weekend at a downtown Wilmington bar. Full story...
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Kitchen Cops 11/17/2011

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One high and two low performers in this installment of Kitchen Cops. Starting at Yuki Roll 6801 Parker Farm Rd, unit 105 in Wilmington. Full story...
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5th QUARTER: 3rd round playoff preview

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video We only have a handful of local teams left in the playoff hunt. The teams playing will have to weather the cold though. Click play video for WWAY's third round playoff preview on South Columbus vs. East Bladen and New Hanover vs. New Bern from Jesse Jones. Full story...
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World Series champ Trot Nixon lends a helping hand at baseball camp fundraiser next week

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video Wilmington native Brack Hardee is battling brain cancer. Former Boston Red Sox outfielder Trot Nixon and several of his friends from the baseball fraternity will be organizing a one day baseball camp fundraiser next week to raise funds to assist in Brack's fight against cancer. Full story...
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UNCW enjoys 'Wagsgiving' feast

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Thanksgiving got an early start today at UNC Wilmington's annual "Wagsgiving" feast. Students lined up early to get a taste of the 1,700 pounds of turkey, hundreds of pounds of mashed potatoes and stuffing and 500 pies. Full story...
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Cat with medical problems stolen from rescue group at pet store

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An area animal rescue group is asking for your help finding a stolen cat with special needs. Full story...
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