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WWAY Surprise Squad donates supplies to Boys & Girls Club

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It can be challenging for non-profits to get the supplies they need to run their programs. To help out, we sent the Surprise Squad to the Community Boys and Girls Club.video Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: A stitch above the rest

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video Stop me if you've heard this one: A sewing machine walks into a bar and the bartender asks, "Hey, aren't you that famous singer?" This week's Extraordinary Person of the Week uses her sewing skills to help those in need. She's a 'Stitch above the rest!' Full story...
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Experts see improved outlook for fall leaves in NC

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An expert on fall foliage who had earlier said leaf colors in the North Carolina mountains would be below average is changing her forecast The Asheville Citizen-Times reports Western Carolina University resident leaf color expert Kathy Matthews says relatively dry conditions over the last month, along with cooling temperatures, have improved the outlook. Full story...
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Duke Energy Progress to replace street lights

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Duke Energy Progress says it is launching an initiative to modernize outdoor lighting across its service area. The utility says it's received approval from the N.C. Utilities Commission to replace more than 100,000 mercury vapor street and area lights with advanced light emitting diode, or LED, fixtures. Full story...
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State officials confirm enterovirus, won't say where

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Six North Carolina children have tested positive for the enterovirus but their locations are not being released to protect identities. Full story...
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NC Rice Festival held in Belville this weekend

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video Belville held the North Carolina Rice Festival this weekend in celebration of the town, but for the historical aspect of the area. Full story...
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2nd Annual Dragon Boat Regatta rows in attention

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video From fun, crazy costumes to serious competition, everyone was in good spirits at the 2nd Annual Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta and Festival held this weekend. Full story...
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Happening Now: State of the Art/Art of the State

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video This weekend hundreds of artist from around the state are showing off their work and helping raise money for the art community. The art sampler event is underway now! Full story...
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Happening Tomorrow: The CARE Project Annual Gala

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videoHappening this weekend is the 4th Annual CARE Project Gala featuring amazing cuisine from restaurants across the area and music from Jack Jack 180. This year there is a very special guest of honor, Project Runway Finalist and new All Star Justin LeBlanc and his family. Full story...
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Art unveiling for Riverfest

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videoThe Riverfest Executive Committee unveiled a brand new painting from this year's featured artist David Hayes. Full story...
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Weekend road repairs scheduled in Wilmington

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Weekend roadwork at two locations could cause slowdowns in the Wilmington area. Full story...
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Auto show attracts car lovers

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videoThe Coastal Carolina Auto Show was held Saturday at Mayfaire Town Center. Local dealerships showcased their 2015 models to the car lovers all over the southeast North Carolina region for the free event. Full story...
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10th Annual Pier to Pier swim race

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videoSaturday was the 10th Annual Pier to Pier swim race in Wrightsville beach. The course is 1.7 miles long starting at Crystal Pier ending at Johnnie Mercer's Pier swimming into the current. Full story...
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Leland Celebrates 25th Anniversary Saturday

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video Saturday is a special day for the Town of Leland. The town is celebrating 25 years of incorporation and will kick off its annual Founder's Day with food and fun for the community. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Bonnie Stanley-Verzella

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videoThe first day of school can be rough for both parents and students, but at Union Elementary School there is a very special kindergarten teacher who makes it easy and fun. Bonnie Stanley-Verzella says kindergarten is when kids learn a lifelong love of school and she wants them to know that learning can be fun. That's why she is our Teacher of the Week Full story...
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