National 9/11 Flag makes way to Southport
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 07/04/2011 - 8:02am.

video The national 9/11 flag was severely damaged in the collapse of the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Due to the efforts of Joan and Dick Stewart of St. James who lost their son on 9/11, the flag is making its only stop in North Carolina in Southport this holiday.

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On this Independence Day, take time to remember what it's all about
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 07/03/2011 - 11:00pm.

videoWe obviously all know the significance of the day, but what about the document that formed this nation and changed the world? If you've ever wondered what it was all about or always promised yourself you'd take a few minutes to read it, there's no more need for excuses. Here is your chance to read the Declaration of Independence, and on the 4th of July no less!

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More than 150 become US citizens at Naturalization Ceremony
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 07/03/2011 - 9:45pm.

videoThe week leading up to America's birthday saw more than 24,000 immigrants become United States citizens across the globe. More than 150 candidates took their oath of allegiance Sunday afternoon in Southport.

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Hit and run victim's father pleads for help
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sun, 07/03/2011 - 5:57pm.

A young man is in critical condition and Wilmington Police are still searching for the driver who hit him and drove off.

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3 men drown at NC beaches; rip currents blamed
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 07/03/2011 - 4:36pm.

Rip tides appear to have caused the drownings of three men in two days in separate incidents at North Carolina beaches.

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ONLY ON 3: Locals involved in fatal Nevada train crash
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 07/02/2011 - 8:32pm.

videoA local family has returned home after what was supposed to be a vacation to a toy train convention turned fatal. A Brunswick County boy and his grandfather were on the Amtrak train that was hit by a semi-truck near Reno, Nevada last Friday.

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Car flips over in Carolina Beach Road accident
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Sat, 07/02/2011 - 7:02pm.

A Saturday evening accident left one car flipped over at the intersection of Carolina Beach Road and Myrtle Grove Road.

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Travelers fly nonstop to Chicago from ILM
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 07/02/2011 - 5:29pm.

Wilmington International Airport now offers daily nonstop flights to Chicago. Saturday was the first day this new flight flew in and out of ILM.

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Sunset Harbor parade celebrates community and country
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 07/02/2011 - 2:28pm.

It seems July Fourth celebrations would not be complete without a parade, and many places around our area agree. Sunset Harbor residents held their second ever July Fourth Parade Saturday to celebrate their community and our country.

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Hit and run leaves pedestrian in serious condition
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 07/02/2011 - 7:14am.

A pedestrian is in serious condition, and Wilmington Police are searching for a suspect.

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