Former President George H. W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush react during remarks by President George W. Bush during the Christening Ceremony for the George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in Newport News, VA, on Oct. 7, 2006. (Photo: Eric Draper)
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George H.W. Bush, wife Barbara both hospitalized

A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit at Houston's Methodist Hospital to address a respiratory problem from pneumonia.
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Police accuse man of racing, crashing on Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged a man for allegedly street racing and crashing on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge.
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Leland warns of possible smoky conditions due to large burns

In the next few days and possibly weeks, construction sites will be doing large burns in Leland.
Someone broke into and vandalized Laney field house (Photo: New Hanover County Schools)
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Investigation underway after break-in and vandalism at Laney High School

Vandals broke into Laney High School's field house over the weekend and left a lot of damage behind.
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Watch now: Working herd puppies start their first training session

Puppies aged just eight weeks were introduced to the world of working sheep at a Pilbara station on Monday, January 16. The young dogs looked full of excitement as they chased a few sheep around the yard as part of their first lesson.
'Six' airs Wednesdays at 10pm on the History Channel
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Locally filmed ‘Six’ hoping to be a hit at 10

The series, with many of the scenes filmed in the Wilmington area, is inspired by real life storylines of Seal Team Six.
Star News Conscience Fair is Jan. 21st, 10-am-2pm
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Star News Conscience Fair gives volunteers a one-stop shop for ideas

This year, organizers expect nearly 100 non-profits to take part and hundreds of people looking to help them stopping by to see what interest them the most.
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Insurance equality? States push for cost-free vasectomies

Vasectomies, which are not covered under President Barack Obama's health care law, are increasingly being included in state measures that would require insurers to provide cost-free coverage of birth control.
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Costs of SC military Hurricane Matthew evacuations may reach millions

Reimbursement costs to military and civilian workers at some South Carolina military bases because of Hurricane Matthew evacuations may reach several million dollars.
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UNC President says job candidates refusing to move because of HB2

Academics being recruited by North Carolina's public university system have ruled out moving to the state because of a law limiting legal protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people.
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Iowa bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions

Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who performed the procedure if she experiences emotional distress later.
Orlando Police Shooting
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Man wanted for shooting Orlando police officer captured

Officers say Markeith Loyd was wearing body armor and had two handguns when he was arrested at an abandoned house.
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Auschwitz museum asks for SS memoirs, letters

The Museum Director said the historical knowledge of what happened at Auschwitz comes mainly from former prisoners. He said the archives currently "contain very few private materials created by members of the SS staff."