The footballs for Super Bowl 50 were handmade in the Wilson factory in Ada, OH. (Photo: WTVQ)
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Super Bowl footballs a labor of love for small town factory

All season long, the Carolina Panthers have been creating excitement, especially for some young fans lucky enough to get a touchdown ball. Hopefully more youngsters will get some precious pigskins Sunday in California. But the Super Bowl balls themselves have an interesting story.
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Fantastic facial hair competition hits Wilmington this weekend

Happening tomorrow, the 3rd Annual Lower Cape Fear Beard and Mustache Competition is on at Front Street Brewery downtown.
Ebonee Spears, 30, was last heard from on Jan. 15, 2016.
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Wilmington mom still missing after 3 weeks

Today marks three weeks since 30 year old Ebonee Spears went missing here in Wilmington. The mother last spoke with her daughter on January 15.
Traffic on the Causeway in Leland (Photo: Hannah Patrick/ WWAY)
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SPECIAL REPORT: Driving Nuts

Traffic near the causeway project is an issue on the minds of drivers and law enforcement.
An empty lot sits where developers plan to build a 96-unit apartment complex on Carolina Beach Road (Photo: Madison Morgan/WWAY).
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Proposed apartment complex near Carolina Beach Road

Julian March at the Starnews reports a 96-unit apartment complex has been proposed for land near the intersection of Carolina Beach Road and Shipyard Boulevard.
The SECU Foundation donated $1 million to Good Shepherd Center for an affordable housing project (Photo: Madison Morgan/WWAY).
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SECU Foundation donates $1M to Good Shepherd Center

Wilmington will soon be home to a one of a kind housing development thanks to a big donation from the SECU Foundation.
Dog Attack
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Police: Lab mix attacks 5-year-old, mom

A mom and her young child are recovering from a dog attack.
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Man accused of forcing Fort Bragg soldier into prostitution

Authorities accuse a Fayetteville man of forcing a 19-year-old Fort Bragg soldier into prostitution.
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Vice President Biden to visit Durham on anti-cancer efforts

Vice President Joe Biden plans to travel to North Carolina next week to discuss the Obama administration's new initiative to accelerate efforts to cure cancer.
A crane collapsed at Worth and Church Streets in TriBeCa in Lower Manhattan. (Photo: WABC)
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Crane collapses in New York City, killing 1

Family of the man crushed to death when a crane collapsed on his car say he was a Harvard-educated immigrant who worked tirelessly to succeed in life.
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Obama touts economic recovery, downplays ‘doom and despair’ from GOP candidates

President Obama said the "durable" U.S. economy has continued to grow this year and that "Americans are working and getting bigger paychecks."