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ONLY ON 3: Rivenbark's son out of ICU, not expected to walk again

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video The son of a Wilmington City Councilman may never walk again. Travis Rivenbark was seriously injured in a bike accident earlier this month. Today his father, City Councilman Charlie Rivenbark spoke exclusively to WWAY. Full story...
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New Pender County fires force evacuations

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video As the weather this summer continues to heat up, wildfires are becoming more and more prevalent. This is the case especially in Pender County as fires Friday caused evacuations off Harrison Creek Road Full story...
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UPDATE: All but one BSL lake open for swimming this weekend

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Boiling Spring Lakes has re-opened Spring Lake for swimming. Full story...
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Middle school student braves the heat to help Pender Co. Animal Shelter

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video You may recall back in December, we brought you the story of a special middle school student. In the frigid cold, then 12-year-old Ari Garsh, volunteered his time and money to collect pet food at a local Lowe's food store for the Pender County Animal Shelter. Today, we caught up with Ari, now 13, as he braved the dangerous heat for a cause he truly believes in. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man has water shut off by CFPUA, could face arrest

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video After Daniel Whitfield lost his job, his family began to run low on food and let the water bill go for a couple months. He owed more than $800 to the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority when his water was cut off. Full story...
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Hot weather, drought conditions contribute to algal blooms in Cape Fear River

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The hot and dry weather that has dominated the area over the last several weeks is contributing to extensive algal blooms in the Cape Fear River and the Northeast Cape Fear River, according to officials with the NC Division of Water Quality. Full story...
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Driver sought in girl's hit-and-run death

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Police are searching for a motorist who struck and killed an 8-year-old girl as she crossed a North Carolina highway in the dark. Full story...
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Petitions to oppose Monkey Junction annexation due Nov. 29

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The Board of Elections wants to know what property owners in Monkey Junction think of annexation. New Hanover County sent out letters Thursday asking property owners if they want to deny Wilmington's annexation of Monkey Junction. Full story...
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Republican Pantano voices unhappiness with Republican lawmakers' new Congressional maps

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Dear Members of the North Carolina State House and State Senate: We, the people of Coastal Southeastern North Carolina, are dismayed and disappointed by the newly proposed Congressional district maps, Rucho-Lewis 2A. Full story...
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Bird Islands a natural treasure off our coast

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video Southeastern North Carolina is full of natural beauty and wildlife. Some of it happened by accident. The Bird Islands in the Lower Cape Fear River began as dredge drop-offs. Now thousands of birds from more than 10 species call the islands home. Full story...
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