Highway Patrol investigates scene where body of missing person found in SUV in a wooded area off HWY 74/76 on January 16, 2017 (Photo: Sarah Johnson/WWAY)
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Body of missing woman found in wrecked Subaru on HWY 74/76

The Highway Patrol is investigating after a body was found in a Subaru in a wooded area this morning
Coal Ash stored at Duke Energy's Sutton Plant in New Hanover County. (Photo: WWAY)
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Duke Energy offers $5K compensation for coal ash victims

Neighbors living near Duke Energy's unlined coal ash pits around North Carolina are being offered payment of future water bills plus a $5,000 "goodwill" payment to households concerned their water wells could be polluted with heavy metals.
Thalian Hall as been welcoming acts, both big and small, for over 150 years. (Photo: Ashley Sturm/WWAY)
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Ashley’s Adventures: Thalian Hall

Thalian Hall is the heart of Wilmington.
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One week left for North Carolina survivors to apply to FEMA

There is one week left to apply for disaster assistance grants from FEMA following the flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew.
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Obama honors Chicago Cubs at White House

Cubs players filed into the White House East Room on Martin Luther King Day for Obama's final ceremony for a championship sports team.
Gene Cernan was the last man to walk on the moon, when his Apollo 17 mission ended in December 1972. (Photo: NASA)
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Gene Cernan, last man on the moon, dies at 82

Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, has died at age 82.
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Lighting strikes twice: NC woman wins lottery for second time

The odds of winning a Cash 5 jackpot are 1 in 749,398. Williard's first win came in 2008, when she won $363,041 from a Cash 5 drawing.
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Camp Lejeune Marine colonel accused of sexual abuse placed in confinement

The 55-year-old Wilson faces multiple charges, including three counts of sexually abusing a child and nine counts of conduct unbecoming an officer. He was charged on Nov. 15.
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Judge temporarily halts NC Medicaid expansion effort

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the federal government from quickly approving any proposal by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper to expand Medicaid to more people through President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
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Canada ethics commissioner investigating Trudeau’s vacation

Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson said Monday Trudeau may have violated the federal ethics code during his holiday with the Aga Khan, a family friend, philanthropist and hereditary spiritual leader to the world's approximately 15 million Ismaili Muslims.
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Orlando nightclub shooter’s wife arrested

The official says Noor Salman was taken into custody Monday morning in the San Francisco area and is due in court Tuesday in California. She's facing charges in Florida including obstruction of justice.
Dr. Martin Luther King, John Lewis, Reverend Jessie Douglas, and James Farmer during the civil rights movement, 1965 (Photo: Spider Martin / NMAAHC)
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Trump to meet with MLK’s son amidst John Lewis controversy

Trump, who is scheduled to meet with King's son later in the day, may be trying to put behind him the controversy over his criticism of John Lewis, a black congressman and civil rights icon.