President Obama delivers his final address to the nation on January 18, 2017 (Photo: CNN)
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President Obama holds final news conference

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on President Barack Obama (all times EST): 3:14 p.m. President Barack Obama says that claims of voter fraud in the U.S. elections are “fake news,” and that the U.S. is the only democracy that makes it harder for its citizens to vote. Obama referred in his final presidential news conference […]
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.
Wildfire
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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.
Students and faculty gathered for the Hawk Wheels ribbon cutting Wednesday. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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UNCW Hawk Wheels bike share program opens

The university now offers Hawk Wheels bike share program which allows students or staff to rent bikes from stations on campus.
Students were able to go through a virtual reality simulation to learn the dangers of texting and driving. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
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Virtual reality simulation at UNCW highlights texting dangers

UNCW students got a virtual demonstrate Wednesday of what could happen when you text and drive.
domestic violence
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SC lawmaker charged with domestic violence, has $50K bond

Authorities say Corley punched his wife, drawing blood, and pointed a gun at her in their home.
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Woman charged with attempting to castrate husband with bare hands

Authorities in Onslow County say a woman is free on bond after she was charged with felony malicious castration and misdemeanor simple assault.
Donald Trump Wax Figure
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Madame Tussauds unveils Donald Trump wax figure

London's Madame Tussauds museum has unveiled a wax figure of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump days ahead of his inauguration.
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Winston-Salem police say elderly targeted for scam

According to police, while the homeowner is distracted outside, an accomplice steals jewelry and coins from inside the home.
goats
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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.