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UPDATE: Man accused of sex crimes with children out on bond

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videoThe man accused of sex crimes involving both a 4-year-old and a 10-year-old is out of jail on bond tonight after he appeared in court on his latest charges. Full story...
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Longest running state foosball championship in Wilmington this weekend

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The longest running state foosball championship in the nation is happening right here in Wilmington. It is the 40th annual tournament, and people have traveled from all over the nation for it. Full story...
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WWAY, WHQR host New Hanover Co. Commission candidate forum Monday

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Monday night WWAY and WHQR are hosting another candidate forum. This time it's for New Hanover County Commission Candidates. Full story...
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Weekend festivities kicks off with garden party

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video The City of Wilmington kicked off its fall celebrations and river fest weekend with a garden party at Greenfield Lake this afternoon. The Greenfield Lake Collaborative hosted the event to raise funds that will support annual community and economic development projects in Greenfield Lake. This is the first event to kick off Riverfest. Full story...
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Art in the Arboretum attracts thousands

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video The New Hanover Arboretum opens its doors this weekend for art lovers as the arboretum celebrates its 25th anniversary. The art in the arboretum will attract thousands of folks all across the area this weekend with lots of paintings, pottery, and even metal sculptures all on display and for sale. Full story...
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Holiday begins for Jewish community

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video Today is the beginning of the holiest time for the Jewish community. Yom Kippur begins tonight at sundown and goes through sundown on Saturday. Full story...
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Habitual felon convicted for stealing from apartment complex

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A Supply man will spend as much as 10.5 years in prison after being convicted yesterday of stealing from a Wilmington apartment. Full story...
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Police: Man shoots himself, now charged with filing false report

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Wilmington Police have charged a man with filing a false police report after he told police he was shot by someone in a car, but had accidentally shot himself. Full story...
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UPDATE: Driver charged with DWI, four go to hospital after crash on US 421

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videoA driver has been charged with DWI after a four-car crash that shut down several lanes on US 421, causing big back-ups near the Isabel Holmes Bridge around 5 p.m. Thursday. Full story...
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SURPRISE SQUAD hands out tickets to WWAY 50th Anniversary party

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videoThe Surprise Squad was out in downtown Wilmington handing out tickets for WWAY's 50th Anniversary celebration. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: WARM is really cool

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videoThe Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry organizes volunteers and raises funds to help low-income homeowners in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Man charged with child sex crimes again

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videoA man accused of sex crimes involving a 10-year-old girl is back in jail tonight facing new charges of sexual misconduct with a child. Full story...
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Sea of pink for breast cancer awareness

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It's officially breast cancer awareness month, and today at the Wilmington Convention Center it was a sea of pink for New Hanover Regional Medical Center's Pink Ribbon Luncheon. Full story...
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Chief says WPD made a mistake handing over 2013 deputy shooting investigation to Sheriff's dept.

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video In a convention today between local religious leaders and the Wilmington Police Department, Chief Ralph Evangelous said there were many lessons learned, one of those involving future practices for incidents like last year's deputy shooting. Full story...
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Voter scam beware, or not?

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video Voter scam beware, or not? Yesterday we told you the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office was looking into a possible fraud with voter registrations. It may actually be legitimate. Full story...
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