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Big day for special needs students

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It was a big day for some New Hanover County special needs students. The Special Olympics put on the fifth annual Day in the Park at Legion Stadium. Young athletes had the chance to play tennis, bocce ball and soccer. Full story...
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Boxing academy to get new home

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A boxing academy geared toward helping troubled young people here in the Port City will soon be getting a new home. Full story...
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Firefighters deliver meals, fix smoke detectors

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videoIt's fire prevention week. Local fire departments are promoting several events and educational opportunities, but that's not all. Some firefighters are going above and beyond the call of duty. Full story...
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Domestic violence center seeking entries for chili cook-off

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Do have what you think is an award-winning chili recipe? If so, you can win some big prizes and help a good cause at the same time. Full story...
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Riverfest wraps up

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Organizers estimate 75,000 people came out to Wilmington's 29th annual Riverfest this weekend. Full story...
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Thousands expected at 29th annual Riverfest

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videoThousands of festival goers are expected to descend on downtown Wilmington for the 29th annual Riverfest. With all those people comes a whole lot of business for the area. Full story...
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Jordan visits Wilmington Boys and Girls Club

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"His Airness" was back at his childhood stomping grounds today. Full story...
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N.C. Spot Festival taking over Hampstead

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videoThe annual North Carolina Spot Festival is taking over Hampstead. The festival is best known for its fish, but its arts and crafts are becoming more popular. Full story...
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YMCA Triathlon expected to draw thousands

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The 29th annual YMCA triathlon is expected to draw some 25,000 people to the Wrightsville Beach area Saturday. Full story...
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90-acre plot to become new park

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A nearly 90-acre plot of land adjacent to I-40 and North College Road in Wilmington will become one of the largest parks in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Group donates thousands to abused children

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Thanks to a local foundation headed by a motorcycle mama abused children in our area will be getting more help. Full story...
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End of boxing program concerns Wilmington residents

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The closing of a popular boxing program has some Wilmington residents concerned. It's been a part of the community for decades. After more than 30 years, the city ended the Sherridale Morgan competitive boxing program. Some people who live near the Tenth Street gym said the program will be missed. Full story...
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Habitat, ministry rebuild home

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An outpouring of community support is giving a Whiteville couple the chance to start over. Several local organizations have vowed to work round the clock until a decaying house is just like new. Full story...
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Sarus Dance Festival visits Wilmington

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To kick of the Sarus Dance Festival, Alban Elved Dance Company had human kinetics dancers in the window of Bottega Art and Wine in downtown Wilmington. This form of dance is just a sample of what the dancers will be showcasing this weekend. Full story...
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Kohls, hospital hold Back to School Safety Extravaganza

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For many younger students, school starts in just a few days as well. That's why so many parents are making sure their children are prepared and safe. New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Kohls Department stores presented a "Back to School Safety Extravaganza" Saturday. Full story...
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