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Brunswick Co. volunteer to help with flood response in Colorado

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video An American Red Cross volunteer from Brunswick County is heading to Colorado to help with the response for the massive flooding there. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Family who lost home in fire could lose temporary shelter

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video A family whose home went up in flames on Friday says they could now be put out on the street because the organization that came to their aid can’t help any longer. Full story...
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House fire leaves family of 9 homeless

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videoA housefire off Sandy Bend Road in Rocky Point Friday evening left nine people homeless. Full story...
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Wilmington woman reaches 50 gallons of blood donation

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A regular trip to the Cape Fear Blood Donor Center Friday was not so regular when employees told Carole Bryant she's reached a lifetime donation of 50 gallons. It's a level few people in the entire country can top. Full story...
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Home damaged as tropical storm knocks down tree

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videoAs Andrea moves north, we are seeing some of the damage she left behind. Most of the damage has been minor, like tree branches scattered in yards and in the streets. But for some, the damage was much worse. Full story...
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Wilmington woman responds to Oklahoma disaster

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videoWWAY talked by phone to Wilmington resident and American Red Cross Communications Director for Eastern NC Autum Mihm about her experience in the tornado-torn town of Moore, OK. Full story...
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UPDATE: Electrical short sparks attic fire while residents inside

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An attic fire that sparked at a Wilmington home while the residents were inside was called by an electrical short. Full story...
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Cape Fear Red Cross looks for volunteers

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videoThe Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross held a volunteer recruitment Sunday afternoon. Leaders say the role the community plays in times of disaster is huge, both in preparedness and recovery. Full story...
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8-year-old sells cookies, donates to Hurricane Sandy relief

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An eight-year-old Girl Scout may have earned a merit badge in compassion after raising money for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Rileigh Pedersen of Wilmington raised more $208 selling homemade cookies to her neighbors to donate to the American Red Cross for disaster relief. Full story...
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Officials discuss safety at NC State Fair

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Agriculture and labor officials will talk about safety at the NC State Fair on the day the fair opens in Raleigh. Last year, 25 visitors were sickened by e. coli bacteria. Full story...
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