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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Port City's 'Pretty Little Secret'

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videoMusic: It's the one place you can both lose and find yourself at the same time. Our Extraordinary Person of the Week is a musician who grew up here in the Cape Fear. She's won awards. She took some time off for family. Now Madonna Nash is back and better than ever. I call her the Port City's Pretty Little Secret. Full story...
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Rain doesn't stop the Street Turkeys of Wilmington

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videoThe Street Turkeys of Wilmington have been at The Landing in Wrightsville Beach all day collecting food for the food banks that serve central and eastern North Carolina. Event coordinator Jai Isear says the rain did not stop the donations from coming in. He says the food from this donation serves four counties and they serve about 67,000 people that don't know where their next meal comes from. Full story...
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Lejeune Marine lucks out on busy travel day

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video It's one of the busiest travel days a year, with millions flying and driving. But for one Camp Lejeune Marine, it was a smooth trip that actually ended up with him getting home earlier than he thought. Full story...
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WPD: Duo robs residents at gunpoint inside home

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Police are investigating after they say two men forced their way inside a Wilmington home and held the residents at gunpoint before robbing them. Full story...
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Police: SBI looking into meth-making materials found at apartment

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Police say the SBI is now handling the investigation into a meth lab after officers discovered meth-making materials thrown in the trash at a Wilmington apartment. Full story...
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People in Wilmington reflect on Ferguson

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videoFolks gathered in Downtown Wilmington to make their voices heard about what is happening in Ferguson, MO. Even through the soft glow of a candlelight vigil the reality of what’s happening in Ferguson is harsh. Full story...
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Record crowd attended 20th Cucalorus Festival

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videoThe Cucalorus Film Festival blew out the candles on its 20th anniversary Nov. 12-16 with the help of a record-breaking crowd. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Pam Cannon

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video Science is a very broad topic with many different branches. It can prove a hypothesis, and because of it we were able to put a man on the moon. But, no matter which end of the spectrum you are looking at it from, science is important. For Pam Cannon, a teacher at Myrtle Grove Middle School, the vast subject is a passion. Full story...
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Elections appeals won't be heard until Dec. 9

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videoThe North Carolina Board of Elections' schedule to hear appeals of election challenges could mean the New Hanover County Commission may have to move forward next week with its current makeup. Full story...
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Connor Barth signs with Broncos

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videoWilmington native Connor Barth is heading back to the NFL. Barth has signed with the Denver Broncos, who waived kicker Brian McManus earlier today. Full story...
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