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Black drivers searched more than white drivers according to WPD Internal Affairs Report

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videoIf you're a black male in Wilmington, you're more likely to get pulled over and searched at traffic stops. That's according to a 2013 Wilmington police Internal Affairs Report. Full story...
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Trademark board rules against Redskins name

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videoThe US Patent Office has ruled the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled. Full story...
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Wilmington 10 documentary makes world premier

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video The two-hour film produced by Wilmington Journal reporter Cash Michaels documents the history behind Wilmington's infamous civil rights-era prosecution. Pictures, articles and interviews tell the story of the ten people accused and convicted of firebombing a Wilmington grocery store in 1971. Full story...
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Family of late Wilmington 10 members seek NC money

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videoThe families of late members of the wrongly convicted group known as the Wilmington 10 say they should be treated like the surviving members and receive payments from North Carolina because their relatives were imprisoned in the 1970s. Full story...
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Beethoven look-a-likes run to benefit the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

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videoBeethoven makes an appearance at a race to benefit the Wilmington Symphony. Runners, some dressed in athletic gear, and others sporting musical instruments and costumes modeled after the German composer and musician took to Brunswick Forest for the inaugural Beethoven 15k and 5k. Full story...
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'Reverse the Curse' remembers the past in hopes of changing the future

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videoBlacks and whites joined together at the 1898 Memorial for "Reverse the Curse," a city-wide prayer march to remember the Wilmington race riots of 1898. Full story...
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Colorful runners take over UNCW for Color Me Rad 5k

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videoIt was a colorful day on UNCW’s campus as runners in the Color Me Rad 5k made their way through rainbows of colored cornstarch, and on to the finish line. Even some of the WWAY crew got on their running shoes to take part in the fun. Full story...
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Wilmington rally honors Trayvon Martin

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videoHundreds of people rallied at Wilmington's 1898 Memorial at the corner of North 3rd Street and North Front Street this weekend in response to the not guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Woman says Enterprise worker greeted her with racist comment

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videoA Navassa woman is outraged after she says an Enterprise Rent-a-Car employee called her and her family a bunch of monkeys. Full story...
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