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Despite high gas prices, boaters flood coast

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Boaters say despite high gas prices, this Memorial Day weekend was much busier than past years. Seasoned boaters claim their relaxing weekend turned chaotic thanks to big numbers on the water. Full story...
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Hundreds attend Memorial Day ceremony at Wilmington National Cemetery

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On this Memorial Day hundreds of people visited Wilmington National Cemetery to honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The ceremony specifically honored the 572 veterans in our area who died since last Memorial Day. Full story...
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Crowds flock to Carolina Beach to kick off summer

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People flocked to Carolina Beach to enjoy the Memorial Day holiday today. The beach was packed this afternoon as people celebrated with a day off from work. Full story...
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Several events mark Memorial Day around Cape Fear

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Today we celebrate Memorial Day, a day to remember those who gave their lives to protect our freedom. You may already have plans to honor the fallen men and women, but we want to let you know about some holiday events in the Cape Fear. Full story...
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DWI checkpoints catch holiday weekend partiers

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video This Memorial Weekend, local police set up DWI checkpoints throughout Wilmington with the common goal of getting drunk drivers off the roads. Full story...
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Hammerheads earn draw against Pittsburgh

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The Wilmington Hammerheads didn't get to play a complete 90 minutes on Friday night, but they did get to play a complete 90 minutes on Saturday night. Despite 90 minutes of play the Hammerheads couldn't score. The good news is Pittsburgh didn't score either. Full story...
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Scouts honor fallen soldiers with flags

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Thanks to Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from around our area, more than 5,000 flags have been placed at the headstones of veterans in Wilmington National Cemetery. Full story...
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ArtsFest brings all types of art together on Orange

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More than 50 artists from around the southeast are showcasing their work, everything from pottery to paintings, at this year's Orange Street ArtsFest. Full story...
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Blackbeard's anchor returns from the depths

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video A piece of history has been raised from the pits of the ocean, and it’s the largest artifact that's ever been recovered from perhaps the most infamous pirate's flagship. Full story...
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Seahawks fall to JMU Friday afternoon

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The UNC Wilmington will play Old Dominion on Friday evening in the CAA baseball tournament at 7pm. The loser will be eliminated from the double elimination tournament. ODU picked up their first tourney loss on Thursday. UNCW lost on Friday afternoon to JMU. Full story...
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