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Welcome home Vietnam Vets decades after their service

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videoThe Vietnam Veterans were doing a job their country asked them to do, yet many of them never had a proper "Welcome home." Now, a local ceremony will honor them how many argue they should have been honored. Full story...
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Fire claims empty apartment, cause remains unknown

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videoOne unit at the Pines Apartments is destroyed after a fire Saturday. Full story...
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Spring has sprung and Wilmington is greener than ever

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videoThanks to a 30,000 grant from the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, the city held its first annual Spring Green Carnival. The carnival brought businesses and organizations together to teach children the value of recycling and staying green. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: 10th annual Missing Persons Conference

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videoGeorge speaks with the founder of Community United Effort (CUE)-- a non-profit organization focused on finding the missing, advocating for their causes, and supporting their families. Full story...
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Wos: NC ready to meet food stamp deadline

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Just a week after North Carolina's health secretary said it would be difficult to erase a backlog of outstanding food stamp applications by the end of the month, she now says it's possible. Full story...
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Report: More info needed to assess NC driver's ed

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The North Carolina legislature's government watchdog agency says the state still does not have a good handle on how effective local driver's education programs for high school students are financially or how well they produce safe drivers. Full story...
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Happening Tomorrow: 'Of Mice and Men' at Thalian Hall

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videoThe Thalian Association of Wilmington presents John Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men' this weekend only. The tale of two migrant farm workers in search of a homestead dream is being performed at historic Thalian Hall. Tom Briggs, Artistic Director of Thalian Association, says this production features a strong cast of nine men and one woman that bring the 1920's tale to life. Full story...
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Charlotte Douglas airport reopens 4th runway

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Charlotte Douglas International Airport has reopened its fourth runway after a review ordered by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Charlotte Observer reported the reopening of the airport's shortest runway comes after the FAA had ordered it closed because of safety concerns. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council approves $800k for extra storm clean-up

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videoWilmington City Council gave the green light Tuesday night for additional money for storm debris cleanup. City Council unanimously approved a resolution for an additional $800,000 to pay private haulers to remove debris from last month's ice storm. Full story...
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DFI presents two structure idea for Water Street Property

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videoWilmington City Council heard another idea for redeveloping the Water Street Parking Deck. Full story...
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Remembering a local legend

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video "Cuz Fest" remembers local music and film icon, Kevin "Cuz" Davis. Hundreds celebrate at Hugh McRae Park despite the rainy weather. Full story...
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Cape Fear Wildlife Expo teaching kids with live animals

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video The Cape Fear Wildlife Expo featuring everything from the great outdoors. The Wilmington Convention Center housed displays featuring everything from the great outdoors. Full story...
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NC Black Film Festival offers hope through movies

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videoOrganizers said to help the Black community deal with violence and discrimination, they use art in the form of movies. The festival is an outlet for African American filmmakers and actors. Organizers said the art helps them show and process their struggles and triumphs in a positive and inspirational way. Full story...
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Locals split on recreational marijuana legalization

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video The state of Colorado has turned hash into cash and the success of recreational marijuana use is sparking a conversation locally on whether the Tar Heel state should dive into the budding industry. Full story...
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Greensboro food pantries expecting bare shelves

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Food pantries in the Greensboro area expect their supplies to run out after more than 100,000 went without power in Guilford County because of a winter storm. The News & Record of Greensboro reports Greensboro Urban Ministry and the Blessed Table Food Pantry are encouraging area residents to donate to their shelters. Full story...
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