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NC NAACP says Monday demonstrations will continue

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The leader of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says his group will continue its series of weekly protests on Monday at the state legislature. Full story...
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Paws4people foundation to host benefit race at UNCW

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The paws4people foundation is in it for the long run, helping to enhance the lives of people in our community by providing canine companionship. The foundation trains and certifies assistance dogs for children, veterans and active-duty military members with disabilities, and this weekend, they're kicking it up a notch by hosting a race at UNC-Wilmington. Full story...
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Proceeds from Lo Tide Run support local cancer victims

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The Steve Haydu St. Patrick's Lo Tide Run kicks off in Carolina Beach next weekend, and all the money raised stays in New Hanover Co., helping cancer victims suffering from financial problems that result from the disease.video Full story...
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Polar Plunge and 5K Run-N-Plunge benefit Special Olympics

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videoThe 9th Annual Polar Plunge kicks off this weekend, with a new event in the mix. The 5K Run-N-Plunge gives the community another opportunity to have fun, while they show support for the New Hanover County Special Olympics. Full story...
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Duke commemorates 50th anniversary of integration

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Duke University is embarking upon a nine-month commemoration of the school's 50th anniversary of integration with a reception that includes the three surviving members of Duke's first five black students. Full story...
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McCrory attends his 1st NC employee King service

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Gov. Pat McCrory says North Carolina can achieve the goals of equality that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sought through education and unleashing the potential of each individual. Full story...
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Hundreds celebrate a historic day for the Wilmington 10

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video This weekend, hundreds of people filled the United Church of Christ, a historic location for Wilmington 10 members. The surviving members, families of deceased members of the Wilmington 10, along with supporters across the state celebrated a victory over what they say was a racially charged and wrongful conviction. Full story...
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Wilmington 10 members to get pardon certificates Saturday

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video An ecumenical service this weekend will celebrate the pardoning of the Wilmington 10. The service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Gregory Congregational Church on Nun Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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Perdue proud of Wilmington 10 pardons

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video Gov. Bev Perdue spoke publicly today for the first time since granting pardons of innocence for the Wilmington 10 Monday. During a visit to a school in Orange County, Perdue said she is "proud of the decision, and I stand by it." Full story...
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Gov. Perdue issues Pardon of Innocence for Wilmington 10

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video Outgoing North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue has issued pardons to the Wilmington 10, a group wrongly convicted in a notorious Civil Rights-era prosecution. Full story...
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