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Local law enforcement agencies raise money for Special Olympics

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If you were driving down Market Street early this morning, you probably passed the 2008 Torch Run. Full story...
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Sea turtle nesting season

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videoEach year hundreds of Loggerhead turtles hatch along our coast and make their way into the ocean. Before they get there, they have plenty of human obstacles to contend with Full story...
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Young Black & Under Attack Part 2

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video The Community Boys and Girls Club specializes in helping at risk youth. Full story...
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Stop the Violence Rally

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There will be a Stop the Violence rally Saturday, May 10th at 12:00 p.m. at Robert Strange Park, which is behind the MLK Center. Full story...
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Young, Black and Under Attack, Part 1

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videoWhat are the issues affecting young Black men? We take closer look in our series Young Black and Under Attack. Full story...
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Sampson County church helps youth through drama

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videoVanessa Richardson is the drama director at Deliverance Victory Temple. She writes plays based on what teens are dealing with at her church. Students say the program helps them make smarter choices. Full story...
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Super Nanny casting call

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Super Nanny, a popular ABC reality show is holding an open casting call Saturday and Sunday. Full story...
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Summit gives voice to teen problems

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videoIn Wilmington, students gathered at New Hanover High School for the 3rd annual Teen Summit. Urban Promotions organized the event, which was geared toward helping local teens overcome adolescent issues. Full story...
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Parents get a wake-up call about underage drinking

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10.8 million. That's the estimated number of youths between the ages of 12 and 20 that are underage drinkers. That's why a local group called Coastal Horizons organized a town hall meeting for parents. Full story...
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Habitat for Humanity adopts new land trust initiative

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A lack of affordable local housing is pushing the Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity chapter to adopt a new land trust initiative. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington goes green for St. Patrick's Day

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Downtown Wilmington went green Saturday. That's when the city celebrated St. Patrick's Day. Full story...
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Leland pastor educates her congregation about gangs

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videoGang activity in southeastern North Carolina is on the rise. Many say the problem will only get worse as our area grows. One local church is trying to tackle the problem head-on. Full story...
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Kids help design new playground

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Kids in one Wilmington after-school program are getting a new playground -- and they're the designers. Full story...
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Wilmington named one of Dozen Distinctive Destinations

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videoMore than 60 cities in the country apply every year and only 12 are selected. This year Wilmington was one of the very elite 12 honored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of the country's Dozen Distinctive Destinations. Full story...
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Local communities receive millions for revitalization

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More than $13.7 million in community development block grants was handed out to North Carolina communities in our area. Full story...
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