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Community funds new bulletproof vests for K9 officers

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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. Full story...
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Dozens go bald for childhood cancer research

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videoFolks in Wilmington shave their head for childhood cancer research raising more than $22,000. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Her horses help heal

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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. Full story...
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NHSO, WPD to move gang, housing, downtown units under same roof

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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. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. searching for missing 16-year-old

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Sheriff's office is asking for help finding 16-year-old Diamond Shorter. Full story...
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Locals celebrate National Record Store Day

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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. Full story...
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Bringing Easter to the community: one church's new approach to an annual event

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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. Full story...
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Disney Channel star comes to the Port City

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A long line of folks came out to Bailey Park downtown to meet a Disney star! Plus, we ask some folks about their favorite part of the Azalea Festival. Full story...
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Cape Fear Crop Mob lends a hand

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The volunteer group usually lends a hand to local farmers, but today they dug into one woman's backyard tomato garden. Sarah Daughtridge is famous for her heirloom tomatoes and peppers. But after facing a string of health setbacks, she says she was overwhelmed and unable to keep up her plants this year. Full story...
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