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Happening this weekend: Port City's Top Comic Competition
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Fri, 05/02/2014 - 2:56am.

videoThis weekend comics from around the Cape Fear area join with others from around the state for the finals of the Port City's Top Comic Competition. The winner of the contest will be awarded a cash prize and will open for superstar comic Judy Gold during her appearance in Wilmington Wednesday night.

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Community group to mark 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:12pm.

videoThis year marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed it into law July 2, 1964. In honor of the landmark event, Countywide Community Development Corporation is hosting "Celebrate the Dream."

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Holden Beach kicks off vacation season with Days at the Dock
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 10:51pm.

videoHolden Beach kicked off vacation season with the annual Days at the Docks this weekend. More than 50 arts & crafts vendors lined up under the bridge. A dozen food vendors set up and provided plenty of fried treats.

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Community funds new bulletproof vests for K9 officers
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 7:19pm.

videoWith community help, some Wilmington and New Hanover County law enforcement agents of the four legged variety are safer on the streets. Just like their human handlers the K9s now have the safety of a bullet and stab proof vests.

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Dozens go bald for childhood cancer research
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 04/26/2014 - 6:35pm.

videoFolks in Wilmington shave their head for childhood cancer research raising more than $22,000.

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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Her horses help heal
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 7:34pm.

videoKim Niggel is our Extraordinary Person of the Week, because of her efforts to help all walks of life enjoy some of the simple pleasures of life. She does so with the help of horses and a few other animals.

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NHSO, WPD to move gang, housing, downtown units under same roof
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:58pm.

videoA new initiative is joining some forces of the New Hanover County Sheriff's office and the Wilmington Police Department under one roof. They are transforming the former "Shaw Speaks" building downtown into a "law enforcement fusion" building.

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Brunswick Co. searching for missing 16-year-old
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 04/20/2014 - 4:28pm.

Sheriff's office is asking for help finding 16-year-old Diamond Shorter.

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Locals celebrate National Record Store Day
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 04/19/2014 - 5:53pm.

videoIn a world of digital downloading, vinyls have been given new life by a thriving subculture. Audiophiles flocked to Castle street for Gravity Records' biggest day of the year.

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Bringing Easter to the community: one church's new approach to an annual event
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:10pm.

videoSaint Luke AME Zion Church took their egg hunt up a notch. They invited New Hanover County sheriff's office and other local resources to the event in an effort to strengthen the community.

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