Gov. Pat McCrory checks out the recovery from Hurricane Matthew in Fair Bluff with Mayor Billy Hammond on Oct. 31, 2016. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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McCrory calls special session for Hurricane Matthew aftermath

Gov. Pat McCrory has officially called for a special legislative session later this month to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in October.
Tyler Simkus Smither (Photo: New Hanover County Jail)
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Youth minister charged with sex crime against child

Investigators say a man who served as a youth pastor at a Wilmington church has been charged with indecent liberties with a child.
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Officials investigating after dog found shot, beaten

Columbus County Animal Control is investigating after officers found a bull dog mix that appears to have been shot.
112 lb. catfish (Photo: Riahn Brewington)
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ONLY ON 3: Man catches 112 lb. catfish in NE Cape Fear River

A man in New Hanover County caught a 112 pound catfish in the NE Cape Fear River.
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Tiger Woods posts 65 in second round back after long absence

Tiger Woods is back. Was Friday's round just a taste of things to come for the former number one golfer in the world?
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Emails: LGBT law cost NC project with 700 jobs

Internal emails show that city and state officials blame a North Carolina law limiting LGBT protections for a company's decision to pick another state for a new project that includes 700 jobs.
Vincent Price (Photo: University of Pennsylvania)
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Duke names Univ. of Pennsylvania provost its next president

The University of Pennsylvania's chief academic officer will take the helm of Duke University next year.
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UNCW trustees to discuss tuition hike

UNCW's Board of Trustees will look at the possibility of again raising tuition and other campus fees when they meet next week.
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North Carolina man says he set fires because he was bored

A man charged with setting fires in western North Carolina told authorities he did it out of boredom.
Charles Slager, former SC police officer charged in shooting death of Walter Scott.
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Deliberations enter third day in Slager trial

Deliberations in the Michael Slager murder trial in South Carolina have entered a third day as jurors weigh the fate of a fired policeman charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist.
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Ford recalls 680,000 cars; seat belts may not hold in crash

Ford is recalling more than 680,000 midsize sedans mainly in North America because the front seat belts may not hold people in a crash.