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Ship engineers sentenced for interfering with inspection at Wilmington Port

Two engineers from the Philippines will spend time in prison for interfering with a U.S. Coast Guard inspection at the Port of Wilmington.
Harold Garrish in 2015, celebrating his 97th birthday
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The 98-year-young Harold Garrish

Wilmington is home to a Pearl Harbor survivor. He's no stranger to the WWAY airwaves as we've followed his wonderful spirit on the dance floor and in the air.
Pearl Harbor survivor (WWAY: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)
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Pearl Harbor survivor among those at Wilmington ceremony

Today marks 75 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor, a devastating day that launched the United States into the most historic war to date.
Tyler Simkus Smither (Photo: New Hanover County Jail)
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Search warrant reveals youth pastor sent nude photos to 11-year-old in Florida

A mother in Florida traced nude photos found on her son's phone to a youth pastor in New Hanover County.
Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus appears on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" on Dec. 4, 2016. (Photo: ABC News)
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Paula Broadwell: Petraeus cabinet talk ‘a bit of a shocker’

David Petraeus' former mistress says "it was a bit of a shocker" to learn the retired four-star general was being considered by President-elect Donald Trump for a cabinet position.
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USGS: 6.5 magnitude quake in ocean off California coast

The United States Geological Survey is reporting a 6.5 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Northern California in the Pacific Ocean.
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US 30-year average mortgage rate rises to 4.13 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates climbed for the sixth straight week in the aftermath of Donald Trump's election win, marking new highs for the year.
The Register home decorated for Christmas on  November 7, 2016  (Photo: Taylor Yakowenko/WWAY)
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Hampstead home lights up neighborhood for good cause

It's a light show you can see from the highway, but this holiday display isn't just about the lights it's about giving back.
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What Did We Miss? Thief casually grabs $1.6M in gold from armored truck

This week we look at some bizarre thieves including a pair who accidentally stole a box of dog poop.
Carson McCorkle looks for an open teammate on December 7, 2016. (Photo: Rodney Williams)
11 hours ago
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Broughton boys nip Hoggard; Viking girls remain undefeated

Wednesday's showdown between Hoggard and Broughton may end up being one of the best of the year. Broughton snuck out of town with a win. The Hoggard girls basketball team won rather easily.
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Authorities: 10 NC men face federal dog-fighting charges

Federal authorities say 10 North Carolina men face charges involving dog fights in Onslow County in which as much as $100,000 was bet on a single match.
Kuechly the penguin wishes Luke Kuechly and the rest of the Carolina Panthers good luck at Super Bowl 50! #KeepPounding (Photo: Greensboro Science Center/YouTube)
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Panthers LB Kuechly returns to practice, status uncertain

Carolina anthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly has returned to the practice field.