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Columbus County sheriff deputies arrest wanted teen

A wanted teen in Columbus County is behind bars this morning.
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ONLY ON 3: Town leaders question ethics in Adopt-a-Cop

The town of Leland is looking into if the Adopt-a-Cop program is ethical. The program allows community members to give a note of encouragement to officers across the country.
The first class of students at Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington start school on Aug. 29, 2016. (Photo: Ashley Sturm)
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All girls charter welcomes first class

The first day of school is a special day for any kid, but for a hundred local girls, it's an extra special day.
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Volunteers return from second trip to Louisiana

Volunteers at a Pender County church just returned home from their second trip to Louisiana to help the thousands devastated by flooding. The volunteers just wanted to help, but in turn they left with something they never expected.
US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte (Photo: Ryan Lochte/Instagram/MGN)
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DWTS cast reveal: Ryan Lochte, Amber Rose among season 23 stars

Olympic gold medalists Ryan Lochte and Laurie Hernandez are joining the celebrity cast of season 23 of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.”
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WPD addresses more than 30 distracted driving violations in a week

Last week the Wilmington Police Department Traffic Unit was focused on a weeklong initiative to combat distracted driving in Wilmington.
Vicki Stohl playing with her daughter Riley Erickson. (Photo: StarNews)
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Hoggard teacher dies after cancer battle

A Hoggard High School teacher died following a multi-year battle with melanoma and other cancers.
NC State Fair's new sky ride being assembled at the fairgrounds. (Photo: @newsobserver/Twitter)
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Sky ride to make its debut at North Carolina State Fair

Crews are finishing up construction on a new sky ride that will give people an aerial view of the North Carolina State Fair this fall.
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Report: Increase in 2015 North Carolina traffic fatalities

Recent data shows the number of people killed in traffic accidents in North Carolina rose sharply last year.
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Report: Clown spotted trying to lure kids into woods

A neighborhood in South Carolina is reporting that people dressed as clowns have been seen trying to lure children into the woods.
A General Assembly committee proposed this map on Feb. 17, 2016, to redraw North Carolina's Congressional districts. (Photo: WTVD)
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Ex-judges offer nonpartisan NC congressional map

Participants in an exercise to redraw North Carolina's congressional boundaries without involving politics hope it will increase interest in taking partisan considerations out of redistricting and help the state avoid extensive litigation on future maps.
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Pender County Sheriff’s Office looking for missing child

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding a missing six-year-old boy.
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High school senior saves four lives through organ donation

One Wilmington teenager is saving lives even after losing her own.