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Mount Olive College grows in tough times

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One North Carolina college is succeeding, and growing, in challenging economic times. Mount Olive College, which has a Wilmington location that serves 450 students, is expanding. Full story...
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Western NC woman attacked by black bear

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A western North Carolina woman has been treated and released after being attacked in her driveway by a black bear. Full story...
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Car exceeding 100 mph kills 2 on motorcycles in NC

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Police in North Carolina say a woman driving a car faster than 100 mph jumped railroad tracks and slammed into two motorcycles, killing two bikers and injuring a third person. Full story...
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'Millionaire' to hold auditions in Charlotte

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The game show, "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," will look for contestants in Charlotte. The syndicated show will hold contestant auditions from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at the McGlohon Theatre. Full story...
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NC authorities search for juvenile after escape

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Authorities are searching for a juvenile who escaped custody while on a home visit. The North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention said Sunday that the boy was last seen in Willow Springs on Saturday night. Full story...
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Police 'confident' rape suspect knew circumstances

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Authorities say they are confident that a North Carolina man charged with rape for an encounter arranged on Craigslist knew that it was not consensual. Full story...
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Volunteer fire department looks to keep swimmers safe

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videoMultiple drownings off of our beaches over the past few weeks has rescue teams on high alert. The Federal Point Volunteer Fire Department's Water Rescue Squad is working to help keep swimmers safe. Full story...
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Pleasure Island recognized as top destination

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The secret is out; Pleasure Island has been recognized as one of the top tourist destinations in America. The New York Times recently looked at the best travel destinations that offer both simple and exotic pleasures. Full story...
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Wilmington Police and New Hanover County Sheriffs take to the court

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videoLaw enforcement officers traded in their badges for a basketball Sunday afternoon. Members of the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, squared off in the Big Buddy Shootout. Full story...
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Brunswick County Republicans to decide Stiller's successor

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State representative Bonner Stiller's replacement will be decided this week. Tuesday, the Brunswick County Republican Party will choose his successor. Two Brunswick County Republicans have announced their hopes to fill the empty seat.

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The purrrfect time to bring home a new family member

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videoJune is National Adopt a Cat month; a purr-fect time to bring a new family member into the fold. Since it's kitten season, there are plenty of furry friends who will cat-apult themselves into your heart. Full story...
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US Secretary of Education wants to 'raise the bar', create new assessment tests

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The US Secretary of Education delivered a message while in Cary Sunday. He said it's time to raise the bar. Full story...
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Shooting at hotel in Henderson leaves one dead

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One person is dead and two are seriously injured after dozens of shots were fired at a hotel in Henderson. It happened early Sunday morning at the America's Best Value Inn. Full story...
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Water at Camp Lejeune not linked to health problems

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A federal report says contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune cannot be linked to health problems of people who lived on the base. Full story...
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The history of First Presbyterian Church and its renovation

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videoLately, you may have noticed scaffolding on the front of the First Presbyterian Church on Third Street. WWAY's Ann McAdams tells us a little about the history of the church, and what's going on with the renovation. Full story...
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