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Salvation Army hopes to boost kettle collections with credit card machines

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You have another way to make the holidays a little merrier for the Salvation Army even if you don't have any spare change in your pocket. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: Christian Women's Job Corps

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video We often hear from viewers who want to see more coverage of the positive things going on in our community. In an effort to do that, we are showcasing the Christian Women's Job Corps, a group all about helping poverty-stricken women transition back into the real world. The world can be changed if you "just add hope." Full story...
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Hoop star gives away turkeys in hometown

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Cedric Simmons is playing for a pro team in Spain, but this weekend he and his family are making sure needy families have a good Thanksgiving. Full story...
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Community steps up to open hearts, homes to Marines on Thanksgiving

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With the help of 27 host families, a bus load of 54 Marines will make their way to the port Port City for a delicious meal and hospitality this Thanksgiving. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man's 3,300-mile walk for cause ends in Carolina Beach

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video The saying goes, "You'll never understand a person until you've walked a mile in their shoes." How about 3,300 miles? That's how far a former Wilmington city employee has walked to raise awareness and money so needy people can have clean water. Full story...
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Ivey Hayes painting to benefit Alzheimers NC

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Nationally-recognized local artist Ivey Hayes has created another masterpiece, and this time it will be auctioned for a good cause. Full story...
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Toyota gives Carolina Canines for Service a lift

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An area charity is getting a free ride to help move along its efforts. Toyota Scion of Wilmington gave a new minivan to Carolina Canines for Service. The giveaway is part of the 100 Cars for Good program. Full story...
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Haircut coupon supports Step up for Soldiers projects

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If you need a trim and are feeling patriotic, a chain of barber shops wants to bring the two together. Twelve Great Clips locations in the Wwilmington area are helping the group Step up for Soldiers through discounted hair cuts. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Festival Latino owes county money, may lose site

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videoThe annual Festival Latino should kick off in a couple of weeks, but not unless its organizer pays the bills. Money from last year's event is still overdue, and the group needs to pay for this year's festival before it can go on. Full story...
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Kids enjoy fright-free event at Battleship North Carolina

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It was a spooktacular good time for kids at the Battleship North Carolina Tuesday night. The event is designed to not be quite as spooky as others. From super heroes to little monsters, tiny tots dressed up in their Halloween’s best for the 3rd Annual Batty Battleship Halloween Bash. Kids could enjoy pony and camel rides, freshly popped popcorn and of course, lots of candy. Full story...
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Kids of all ages learn wonders of science at Wilmington museum

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t's called SciFest, and this is the second year the Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington has held the event. Folks visited a variety of hands-on activity stations, interacted with local scientists and watched some exciting demonstrations. Full story...
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Memorial set for community leader Betty Ann Sanders

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A memorial service for community leader and UNC Wilmington volunteer Betty Ann Sanders will be held on the UNCW campus at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 in McNeill Hall (School of Nursing building) auditorium. Full story...
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Wilmington soldier injured in Iraq honored with Purple Heart

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video It's an honor bestowed on very few. US Army Sgt. Jason Thigpen received the Purple Heart during a special ceremony Wednesday for his service in Iraq. Full story...
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GE-Hitachi chips in money from golf tourney to United Way

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A big-name Wilmington company is working to help some worthy causes. GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy presented a $30,000 check today to the united way from the annual GE United Way Golf Tournament. Full story...
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Blue Knights tee off to help charities

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The Beau Rivage Golf Course was taken over by the Blue Knights for a good cause today. The Blue Knights are a non-profit fraternal organization of active and retired law enforcement officers who enjoy riding motorcycles. Full story...
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