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Memorial Day

ONLY ON 3: Neighbors react to HOA's decision to fine resident for patriotic display

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On Memorial Day, Willoughby Park resident Kelly Hill had a choice between removing a flag on her front door supporting her son, who is fighting in Afghanistan, or face a fine from the homeowner’s association. Full story...
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All hands on deck for Memorial Day ceremony on Battleship North Carolina

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video The deck of the USS North Carolina was packed Memorial Day with people paying their respects to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: HOA threatens to fine military mom for tribute to troops

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video The mother of a US soldier serving overseas says her homeowners association has threatened to fine her for her tribute to the troops. Full story...
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Event honors veterans through sweat, raises money for fallen soldier's family

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video While some people spent their Memorial Day at the beach, others were sweating with appreciation. And it was all in honor of fallen servicemen. Full story...
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Hundreds attend Memorial Day ceremony at Wilmington National Cemetery

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On this Memorial Day hundreds of people visited Wilmington National Cemetery to honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The ceremony specifically honored the 572 veterans in our area who died since last Memorial Day. Full story...
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Crowds flock to Carolina Beach to kick off summer

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People flocked to Carolina Beach to enjoy the Memorial Day holiday today. The beach was packed this afternoon as people celebrated with a day off from work. Full story...
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Several events mark Memorial Day around Cape Fear

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Today we celebrate Memorial Day, a day to remember those who gave their lives to protect our freedom. You may already have plans to honor the fallen men and women, but we want to let you know about some holiday events in the Cape Fear. Full story...
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Scouts honor fallen soldiers with flags

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Thanks to Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from around our area, more than 5,000 flags have been placed at the headstones of veterans in Wilmington National Cemetery. Full story...
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The Rant: May 27, 2011

Americans celebrate the Memorial Day weekend in many different ways, but beneath it all is the real meaning of the holiday. WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo has more in tonight's edition of The Rant.

NC gas prices down slightly for holiday weekend

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High gasoline prices may keep North Carolina drivers close to home for Memorial Day weekend, unless they take into account that those numbers actually have dropped slightly since the first of the month. Full story...
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New documentary on Battleship just in time for Memorial Day

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videoEveryone in Wilmington knows the Battleship North Carolina, but how much do you know about it? A new documentary "Battleship North Carolina: The Showboat Legacy" explores both the past and present of the USS North Carolina. Full story...
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Wilmington celebrates Memorial Day

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videoMemorial Day honors and recognizes those who have fought and fallen for our country. It also serves as a reminder that those are still those fighting overseas for our freedom. Full story...
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Scouts get National Cemetery ready for Memorial Day

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Local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts woke up bright and early this weekend to decorate over five thousand head stones to get them ready for Memorial Day. One American flag was planted on each soldier’s gravesite at Wilmington National Cemetery on Market Street. Full story...
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Respect paid to veterans on Battleship North Carolina

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videoIn honor of Memorial Day, folks around the country spent time honoring the men and women who lost their lives serving our country. One ceremony in particular was held at a very poignant location Monday night, the Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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What's Happening: Memorial Day events

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videoThis weekend, many people are gearing up for the beach and barbeques. Others will spend time focusing on the true meaning of the holiday. WWAY’s Marcy Cuevas runs down a list of Memorial Day observances taking place. Full story...
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