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Police: Man arrested after pulling knife on group, crashing car during chase

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Police arrested a man they say tried to instigate a fight with a group in downtown Wilmington before leading a speedy car chase with officers, finally crashing his car in a nearby intersection. Full story...
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Wilmington resident suits up in Capital Classic; played soccer against Mike McIntyre

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Earlier this week Wilmington resident Kimberley Crabbe played in the annual Capital Soccer Classic. Crabbe played on the Republican team. In fact Crabbe suited up against Democrat Mike McIntyre, the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district. Crabbe is a former member of the US National Soccer Team. Full story...
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Eshowings shuts down, employees say they will not get final paychecks

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videoEmployees at a Wilmington call center are outraged after they say they were lied to then laid off. Just two weeks before Christmas, a Wilmington business has closed, apparently leaving workers high and dry. Full story...
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Wilmington Police: Tips lead to two arrests

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Two men were arrested on drug charges after tips from residents in the area. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 15; Devoted Wilmington Sharks employee dies at ballpark

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videoMonday's baseball game at Buck Hardee Field was called off due to the death of Wilmington Sharks employee Kevin Cerasuolo. The death is under investigation, but it appears to be from natural causes. UNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson is counting on recent transfer Addison Spruill to play a big part on the court for the Seahawks this season. Spruill recently fractured his right foot though. He'll be out at least 4-6 weeks. Plus more! Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Office of Management and Budget says algorithms reason Brunswick Co. moving to Myrtle Beach MSA

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videoThe Federal Office of Management and Budget now says the reason the Census Bureau is considering moving Brunswick County into the Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area is based on algorithms. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Azalea Disc Golf Tournament

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video The New Hanover Disc Golf Club is hosting the Azalea Pro Disc Golf Tournament at Castle Hayne Park. Full story...
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StarNews: Officials unsure about ballot date for New Hanover bond referendum

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video A bond referendum to expand and renovate New Hanover County schools may take longer to appear before voters than originally thought. Full story...
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Explore with George: Packages From Home

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video You've stepped up for soldiers and sent in lots of items to be sent to our men and women overseas in packages from home. Before the boxes head out though, they have to be packed up. Full story...
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Pumpkin Patch is a hit

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video It's that time of the year again. As October approaches its last couple of weeks, Halloween fever begins to set in. And what better place to get your tricks and treats than at a local pumpkin patch? Full story...
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Arthritis Walk raises awareness

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videoWalkers took on arthritis one step at a time this weekend in Hugh MacRae Park for the 7th Annual Arthritis Walk. The slogan was "Let's move together," and it looked like everyone had fun doing it. Full story...
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Kitchen Tour opens doors to historic gems

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videoThe 7th Annual Backdoor Kitchen Tour kicked off this weekend in Wilmington's historic district. The only ingredient necessary was a taste for historic homes. WWAY's own Tim Buckley joined in during the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Afterwards, people young and old lined up to enjoy the tour. Full story...
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National Guard confirms details of Wilmington soldier's death

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The body of a Wilmington soldier killed in Afghanistan is back on American soil. Sgt. Thomas J. Butler IV’s body arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware last night. Fellow service members made what the military calls the dignified transfer in the rain. There is no word yet on when Butler’s body will return to Wilmington. Full story...
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Campaigns 'for' and 'against' ballpark get underway

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video Wilmington voters, the ball's in your court. Voting 'yes' or 'no' on a bond referendum in November will determine whether professional baseball will find a home in the Port City. Full story...
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