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Golfers: Muni renovations a hole-in-one

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videoIf you're looking to make a hole-in-one, drive yourself over to the Wilmington Municipal Golf Course. After five months and $1.5 million, the course is once again open to the public. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Murder suspect charged with throwing urine on jail guard

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videoA Wilmington teen in jail on a murder charge is in more trouble after allegedly throwing urine on a jail guard. Shelby Lentz is charged with second-degree murder in the January death of Martin Yakimovich. Full story...
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Deputies searching for missing New Hanover man

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The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a missing man. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: 911 calls describe deadly Wilmington shooting

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videoAs police continue searching for more information into the deadly shooting in Wilmington yesterday afternoon, 911 calls from witnesses give us a better description of the scene minutes after it happened. Full story...
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FAA takes the blame for airport mistake

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We now know who is responsible for shutting off the lights on ILM's runway last week earlier than they were supposed to. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Stage left, but always right

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video Theatre can be a huge building block for kids. Let's face it...a lot of adults get nervous in the spotlight. So, get kids comfortable with themselves, in the spotlight, and you give them the ability to shine. This week's extraordinary person of the week is a local actor, writer, director, musician, teacher, and on and on. He is sometimes stage ‘left’, but his mission is always ‘right’. Full story...
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Local Realtors taking extra precautions in wake of AR murder

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video WWAY takes a local look at a story that's made national headlines. A Realtor in Arkansas was kidnapped and murdered while showing a house last week. What are local realtors doing now to make sure this doesn't happen in the Cape Fear? Full story...
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City posts signs showing effects of proposed street and sidewalk bond

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videoIn a little over a month, Wilmington residents will decide if a $44 million street and sidewalk bond aimed to improve walkways and roadways will pass. City officials have put up signs around the Port City to help demonstrate some of the projects impacted by the bond proposal. Full story...
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Join us to celebrate 50 years of WWAY Saturday at Ziggy's!

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For half a century WWAY has been part of the community in the Cape Fear. As we celebrate this milestone, we want the community to be part of the party. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: School bus driver resigns amid investigation

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video A New Hanover County Schools bus driver has resigned amid an investigation. David Penson submitted his resignation today. Full story...
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NHSO: Scammer trying to take advantage of voter ID law

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating a possible fraud tied to voter information and the state's voter identification law. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Victim found in the backseat of car after shooting

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video There are new details on a deadly shooting on 9th and Orange Streets in Wilmington Tuesday afternoon. Full story...
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Police: More than $20,000 of equipment stolen from construction site

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Wilmington Police said more than $20,000 of equipment was stolen from a construction site Tuesday. Full story...
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Wilmington police investigate shooting after multiple homes hit

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video ShotSpotter technology alerted Wilmington Police to shots fired in the 700 block of Nun Street around 8 p.m. Tuesday night. Officers found 30 shell casings on scene. Several homes were hit and damaged. Full story...
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Pass It On Cape Fear consignment sale this weekend

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videoAs the seasons change, so do your kids' wardrobes. We know sometimes children's clothes can get expensive when you pay department store prices. But we have a great alternative that will have you saving cash! Full story...
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