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Thieves steal American flags from church display

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video You might say it was a violation of church and state. Wrightsboro United Methodist Church prides itself on being very patriotic, but thieves targeted its annual display of dozens of American flags. Full story...
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American Legion Post 10 donates flags to New Hanover County Schools

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Wilmington's American Legion Post 10 will donate more than 50 American flags to New Hanover County Schools for classrooms, libraries and media centers. The veterans group will make the donation at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting. Full story...
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Flag above American Flag taken down

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video It's not illegal, but many say flying a flag above the American flag is disrespectful. Neighboring business owners say a used car dealership on Market Street has been flying its flag above our nation's for months, and they want it to stop. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: American flag honoring 9/11 victims burned

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video To honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, Jason and Jennifer Saucier hung an American flag outside of their business. Two days later, they came back to find their proud display of patriotism charred and smoldering on the ground. Full story...
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American flag making waves in Masonboro Inlet

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video The stars and stripes are perhaps our Nation’s most recognizable symbol. But a tribute to service members on Masonboro Island is making waves among boaters and the people in charge of the island. Full story...
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Local heroes put stitch in National 9/11 Flag

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The flag is currently on a journey across America, where local service heroes and the public will be given the chance to stitch the flag back to its original 13-stripe format. Full story...
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National 9/11 Flag makes way to Southport

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video The national 9/11 flag was severely damaged in the collapse of the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Due to the efforts of Joan and Dick Stewart of St. James who lost their son on 9/11, the flag is making its only stop in North Carolina in Southport this holiday. Full story...
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It's Flag Day, but why?

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video Take a look at your calendar, and you know June 14 is Flag Day. But have you ever wondered why? Well, it turns out the history of the day goes back to the earliest days of our nation. Full story...
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American flags burned on Memorial Day

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videoMemorial Day is a day to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom but a New Hanover County neighborhood is still recovering from a Memorial Day tragedy after vandals set fire to American flags. One home even caught fire as a result. Full story...
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Supporters rally for gas station's flag

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About 150 people gathered together for a Save the Flag rally at the Buy 'n Go gas station on Highway 17 in Leland. The Leland town council ordered a large flag at the gas station to come down because it violates town ordinance. Full story...
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