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'Tis the Season: Pleasure Island Shopping Spree is this weekend

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video'Tis the season to start your holiday shopping! This weekend the Pleasure Island Shopping Spree brings you deals at shops all over the island with the added bonus of the chance to win prizes. Stores open at 10 a.m. Saturday and the event wraps up with a Raffle Party Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott on the ocean at Carolina Beach. Full story...
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UNCW Skim Club hosts a contest in Wrightsville Beach

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video The UNCW Skim Club held a skimboarding contest today free and opened to all ages down at the south end of Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: "Relive Your Dream"

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videoLet's face it, the older we get the harder it can get to be as active as we were in the younger years. This week's Extraordinary Person of the Week doesn't live by those standards. Matter of fact, at the age of 80, Dick Secondo is running circles around some folks half his age. He wants others here in the Cape Fear to realize that age doesn't have to be a number! Full story...
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Happening this Weekend: JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

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videoHappening this weekend is the annual JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes at Mayfaire in Wilmington. The event brings people from all over the area to raise awareness and money for research. This year you can walk a 1 mile or 5K route, enjoy a kids corner, live music and a lunch of BBQ and hot dogs. Full story...
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Kites fill the sky for Cape Fear Kite Festival

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videoKites that have traveled from all over the world filled the sky in Wrightsville Beach this weekend as the 9th Annual Cape Fear Kite festival was underway. The event was at the Shell Island Resort where hundreds of people were out attending. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Katie O'Neil

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videoFor more than thirty years, South Brunswick High School art teacher Katie O'Neil has been teaching her students through an artist's eyes. The Teacher of the Week uses art to break down barriers and cliques and to teach life lessons. One of her favorite lessons is to remind students when a piece breaks they should just say 'Oh well!' Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The '79 Invader

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videoBig name bands work with smaller bands all the time. Sometimes the smaller ones are opening acts and sometimes the opening acts get to join the big cats on stage. Sonny Boykin has done it all. He comes from an era where the musicians were tuning and the girls were swooning. Sonny is the '79 INVADER. Full story...
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Family plans to mark Billy Graham's 96th birthday

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Forget about another big birthday blowout for the Rev. Billy Graham. Graham plans to celebrate his 96th birthday Friday with family and friends. Last year, 900 people attended a two-hour party for the North Carolina-born evangelist at an Asheville hotel. Full story...
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Cape Fear Academy students donate bikes overseas

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video Do you have an old bike that you don't use anymore? How about donating that this Saturday to an organization called bikes for the world? The organization delivers your old bike to a new owner overseas where it will be used to get someone to school, work, or health services. Full story...
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Special Halloween Edition of Pet Pals!

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videoEvery week, a pet up for adoption is featured in Pet Pals. Local animal shelters bring a pet in need of a home to our studios so viewers have a chance to meet the animal, and get information on how to adopt them. This week it is a five month old male Schnauzer mix. Full story...
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