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Wilmington, New Hanover Co. declare State of Emergency

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New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington have declared a State of Emergency as the effects of Hurricane Arthur reach the area. The State of Emergency went into effect at 10 a.m. as the category 1 storm moves north along the coast of South Carolina and toward North Carolina, where rain bands began reaching shore early this morning. Full story...
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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD: Alan Perry helps us hit home runs

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videoIt was WWAY night at the Wilmington Shark Tank Wednesday night and we decided it was time to send the Surprise Squad out to the ball game! Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Medal of Awesome

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videoThe Department of Veteran Affairs estimates at least 22 veterans commit suicide a day. One is too much. 22 is a reality. This documentary tells the story of three critically injured warriors and their highs, lows, and once again highs as they continue to be still in the fight. Their story was funded by a Wilmington man. The way he sprung into action....is 'Extraordinary'. Full story...
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Carolina Beach among state parks closing as Arthur advances

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Some state parks in coastal North Carolina will close as Arthur advances toward the state, and access to other parks and facilities could be interrupted on short notice as the storm moves north along the coast, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. Full story...
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Arthur not worrying folks at Carolina Beach

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As Arthur heads our waym folks at our beaches are wondering about how the approaching storm may hit their wallets. For folks who've lived at Carolina Beach for any length of time, hurricanes and tropical storms are out of our control. What you can control is how you prepare. Full story...
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Arthur threatens $9M Wrightsville Beach renourishment project

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videoThe long holiday weekend means more time in the sand, and this summer there's more sand at Wrightsville Beach thanks to an off-season dredging project. But the threat of a tropical storm or hurricane off our coast could threaten all the work. Full story...
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Environmentalists, homeowners against terminal groin that would wash away Rich Inlet

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videoThe fight is on to save rich inlet from disappearing from the north end of Figure Eight Island. Some want a terminal groin, which is a jetty-like structure. But others say that would ruin the inlet's beauty and animal habitats. Full story...
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Murder charges dropped, Wilmington man released

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videoA Wilmington man has been released from jail after first-degree murder charges against him were dropped. Wilmington Police arrested and Markee George, 26, June 24, in the shooting death of Aaron McGhee, 47, June 13. Full story...
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Wake Co. man facing 63 child sex crime charges in Brunswick Co.

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videoA Wake County man is behind bars in Brunswick County facing dozens of charges for alleged sex crimes with a child. Full story...
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