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Firefighters, cops to ride bikes across state to honor fallen

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The Carolina Brotherhood hit the road this morning to honor the fallen. The cycling pact is made up of firefighters and police officers from all over the Carolinas, and it kicked off right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Leland Fire Department's $1M grant to benefit whole county

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A $1 million federal grant for the Leland Fire Department will benefit the whole county. Leland got the Assistance to Firefighters grant on behalf of the Brunswick County Fire Chief's Association. Full story...
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Businessman's donation could save firefighters' lives

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videoFirefighters put themselves in harm's way every day, and every second counts when a person, pet or home is threatened by flames. One generous Wilmington man gave the gift of time to firefighters today. Full story...
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NC firefighters go to fire college

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video Before North Carolina firefighters battle flames out in the field they learn in a controlled environment. This weekend hundreds of firefighters came together from across the state for the Pender County Firefighter's Association Fire College. Full story...
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Church honors emergency workers, military as 9/11 anniversary nears

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As the 10th anniversary approaches, St. Mary Catholic Church in Wilmington took time to pay tribute to the folks who risk their lives to keep us safe. The special recognition mass honored and remembered local law enforcement and members of the military. Full story...
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Golf course honors rescue workers, military with free round

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This week Castle Bay Country Club and Golf Course in Hampstead is inviting all active duty military, police, fire and EMS to join them for a free round of golf. The deal includes green fees and cart rental. All you need is an active ID card and clubs. Full story...
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North Carolina blaze kills firefighter, injures 10

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A firefighter in western North Carolina has died after rushing into an office building fire that also injured 10 of his colleagues. Full story...
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Fallen firefighter's legacy rings on

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Family and friends honored the memory of a fallen firefighter today. Capt. John Miller died in a helicopter crash off Carolina Beach Road in 2008. A brass bell was dedicated in his name at Cape Fear Community College's Safety Training Center. Full story...
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'Everyday heroes' get helping hand buying homes

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A national program to help people who serve buy homes made its way to Wilmington today. Full story...
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Bladen teens learn the ropes of firefighting

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Bladen County firefighters say they have a shortage of volunteers. So they're volunteering their time to train teens. Full story...
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