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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Labor Day Weekend

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videoHere's a look at what's happening around the Cape Fear on this Labor Day weekend. Full story...
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WPD: Man caught stealing from CFCC construction site

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video A man is jail and scheduled to make his first court appearance today after Wilmington Police say they caught him trying to steal from a college construction site last night. Full story...
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McIntyre awarded Order of the Long Leaf Pine

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Rep. Mike McIntyre is North Carolina's newest member of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. The Congressman received the award last night in his hometown of Lumberton. Full story...
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March hopes to give justice a voice

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videoOn the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, about 50 people showed up to march and rally in memory of those who are gone. They took their message to the street in the hot sun chanting, "No justice, no peace." Full story...
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Betsy Jordan supporters apologize for campaigning at protest

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videoThere was a peaceful protest in Wilmington Thursday night in an effort to remember those killed after altercations with police. A group of people stood out at tonight's event. Full story...
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Week of protests wraps up at NC Capitol

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About 150 people gathered to march around North Carolina's Capitol as a coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP wraps up a week of demonstrations. The group circled the Capitol seven times and stopped during each pass to allow speakers to address different themes including labor and voting rights. The group is also gathering for a voting rights rally nearby. Full story...
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Manteo man accused after ramming deputy's cruiser

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Dare County authorities have charged a Manteo man who tried to elude sheriff's deputies conducting a drug operation and rammed a deputy's car. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports the Dare County Sheriff's Office said members of its narcotics task force tried to stop the vehicle in Wanchese on Wednesday. A statement said the vehicle kept going and was pursued across the Nags Head Causeway to Whalebone. Full story...
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Man accused of posing as policeman to rape child

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Police in the town of Spring Lake northwest of Fayetteville are searching for man charged with posing as a policeman who then sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. Area media outlets report that 28-year-old Nathan Lynn Cooley of Spring Lake is charged with first degree kidnapping and taking indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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National attention on NC students who developed date rape detecting nail polish

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Four North Carolina State University students are getting national media attention after announcing they are developing fingernail polish that changes colors when a date rape drug is present. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Dead Crow Comedy Club

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videoHave you been to the Dead Crow Comedy Club yet? They've transformed the old Firebelly's Lounge in Downtown Wilmington into a hilarious haven for live stand-up comedy. Full story...
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Bonuses approved for Brunswick County School employees

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videoMore bonuses are coming for employees of Brunswick County Schools. According to a news release from Brunswick County Schools, the Brunswick County School Board approved its 2014-2015 budget Thursday. Full story...
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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD: Pumped up for free gas!

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videoGas prices have dipped a bit, but at well over $3 a gallon, it is far from cheap! That is, unless the WWAY Surprise Squad buys it for you. Full story...
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High tides could wash out some holiday plans at Freeman Park

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video High tides could wash out some Labor Day plans at one area beach. The Town of Carolina Beach says during high tides some parts of Freeman Park are completely impassable, as water comes all the way up to the sand dunes. Full story...
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Wilmington, New Hanover leaders push for legislative session on film incentives

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videoMembers of the New Hanover County Commission and Wilmington City Council signed a joint letter to Gov. Pat McCrory, House Speaker Thom Tillis and Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger yesterday asking them to call for a special legislative session to "reconsider film incentives that will better serve North Carolina in remaining marketable and competitive" in the film industry. Full story...
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Dozens of jobs affected as Dosher looks to cut costs

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videoDosher Memorial Hospital has announced some details of its plan to cut costs. "It kind of hurts," Dosher volunteer Verda Darrell said. Full story...
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