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Surf City fireworks cause island fire
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:46am.

video Fireworks caused a fire on a dredge island in the intracoastal water near Surf City Friday evening.

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National Guard specialist proposes to girlfriend during 440th Army Band performance
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:06pm.

video One couple had a night that they will never forget at the Fourth of July celebration in downtown Wilmington.

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UPDATE: Wilmington approves $30,000 for fireworks show
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:41pm.

videoThe Wilmington City Council approved a $30,000 budget Tuesday night for the 4th of July fireworks show.

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Funding for 4th of July fireworks still tough sell for Wilmington
Submitted by Helen Holt on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 4:19pm.

videoWilmington's 4th of July fireworks mean big crowds and big business downtown, but the city is again struggling to find funds to cover the cost. The show brings an estimated 40,000 people downtown each year.

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NC appeals court does not dismiss fireworks cases
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 1:45pm.

An appeals court says negligence lawsuits filed by representatives of three workers who died and one person who survived a 2009 fireworks explosion on a North Carolina barrier island can continue.

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Festival in the Park kicks off Holiday Flotilla
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 11/30/2013 - 8:26pm.

videoThe parade of boats lit up and decorated for the North Carolina Holiday Flotilla and Fireworks attracts folks to Wrightsville Beach every year.

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Celebrate 35 years of fun at Riverfest
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 9:17am.

video This weekend marks the 35th Anniversary of Wilmington's Riverfest.

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WPD calls out bomb squad after fireworks found on cruiser
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 8:17am.

Some Wilmington Police officers on foot patrol found a potentially dangerous situation when they got to their car Friday night.

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Firework Explosion Severely Hurts Worker in North Myrtle Beach
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 07/05/2013 - 6:52am.

videoA worker at a July Fourth fireworks show in North Myrtle Beach was hurt after a shell exploded prematurely.

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Independence Day celebration underway at Carolina Beach, fireworks tonight
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 07/03/2013 - 4:14pm.

video You won't have to wait much longer for fireworks at Carolina Beach, where the Independence Day festivities have already begun.

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