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Bladenboro man scrambles toward impossible dream

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videoA 32-year-old Bladenboro man is trying to live out his dream of playing quarterback in the NFL. WWAY's John Rendleman went to Whiteville to see the man who has been labeled the Country Wonder. Full story...
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Pender County fights battle against mosquitoes

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videoThis time of year, fun, outdoor activities can quickly be ruined by tiny, pesky mosquitoes. Some Pender County employees are trying to make summer a little more pleasant for residents. As WWAY's Meghan Packer reports, you could call them the Mosquito Patrol. Full story...
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Many getting a big bang out of crossing state lines

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videoFor many people, fireworks and the Fourth of July go together like peanut butter and jelly. Only a few types of fireworks are legal in the Tar Heel State, so many North Carolinians are heading south of the border to stock up on fireworks. Full story...
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Find today's specials at The Special Spot

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videoTwo brothers have created a website, TheSpecialSpot.com, where you can find out the specials at nearly every restaurant in Wilmington. Full story...
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Women plead guilty to prostitution charges surrounding Brunswick County sex sting

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videoA lawyer for six women, all employees of two businesses allegedly soliciting sex, pleaded guilty on their behalf in court Wednesday. The defendants were not in court, but sentenced to probation within the state of North Carolina. Full story...
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Beach Day kicks off Fourth celebrations at Oak Island

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July 4th celebrations have already kicked off in Oak Island. Wednesday, the town held it's annual Beach Day celebration. Full story...
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Boil water advisory for Castle Hayne subdivision

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has issued a boil water advisory for the Shearin Hills subdivision in Castle Hayne. Around 9:00 Wednesday morning, a water main broke after a contractor damaged the line. Full story...
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Family and airport discuss solution for last tree standing

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A Wilmington family will be able to enjoy its tree for a few more days. The Joyce family and airport authorities met in court today to determine what happens next. Full story...
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Twelve cuts made at SECC

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Southeastern Community College in Columbus County has cut twelve positions. Schools officials confirmed that nine staff and three faculty positions were eliminated Tuesday due to impending budget cuts. Full story...
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Brunswick inmate tests positive for TB

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At least one Brunswick County Jail inmate has tested positive for tuberculosis, and a total of 400 tests have been given to see if the disease has spread. Full story...
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Too much adult merchandise at Pandora's Box

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The decision to cite a local business for violating city ordinances is because too much merchandise at Pandora’s Box was deemed "adult." Full story...
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Save-A-Life blood drive offers drawings and giveaways

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Camp Save-A-Life is in session at the American Red Cross. Blood donations generally decrease in the summer months. The 15-day program aims to collect much needed blood, and thank those who donate. Full story...
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Fire destroys Maco mobile home

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An early Wednesday morning fire destroyed a mobile home in the Maco area. Initial inspections indicate that the fire started in the kitchen, but investigators say they can't rule anything out. Full story...
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It's official, McMahon takes oath

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videoThere's a new sheriff in town. Ed McMahon took the oath of office Wednesday morning to replace Sid Causey as New Hanover County Sheriff. Full story...
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Marino on Money: July 1

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videoIt is not something we like to think about, but what happens to an estate after we, or a loved one die? Financial Planner Ross Marino tells us how to properly collect death benefits. Full story...
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