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Why has it been so cold?

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videoSo, why has it been so cold? That's a question on many minds right now. Cold weather is not unusual for this time of year in southeastern North Carolina, however, the recent outbreaks of cold weather have been unusually harsh with another batch of arctic air on the way later this week. Full story...
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WPD officer says complaint got him fired

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Avideo longtime member of the Wilmington Police Department is out of a job. Curt Stansbury says he was fired Monday after he filed a complaint about a hostile work environment with the city last summer. Full story...
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NHC sheriff's office investigates compromised school e-mails

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videoSomeone hacked private emails at a New Hanover County School. The sheriff's office is investigating compromised emails at Isaac Bear Early College High School. A spokesperson says it first happened back in December and then again within the last week. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WPD officer on paid leave following chase

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videoA Wilmington police sergeant is on administrative leave following a chase that ended at WPD headquarters. Full story...
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Wilmington settles with chase suspect bitten by K-9

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videoThe City of Wilmington has agreed to settle with a man bitten by a police dog following a chase. Full story...
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Arrest made in attempted robbery turned deadly shooting

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Wilmington Police arrest a man in connection with an attempted robbery turned deadly shooting. Full story...
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Happening this week: 'Clybourne Park' at Red Barn Studio

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videoThe Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning play 'Clybourne Park' previews this week at the Red Barn Studio in Wilmington for two weeks before moving to Thalian Hall. The two act play shows the struggle of a black family in the same house 50 years apart. Based on the classic 'A Raisin in the Sun' it is directed by Joy Gregory. Full story...
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Dog inspires students to improve reading skills

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videoThursdays are arguably one of the most popular days at one New Hanover County school. At the end of the week, a small group of third grade students at Forest Hills Elementary have a special four-legged visitor they sit and read with. Full story...
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Monty's Home Pet Expo raises money for animals in need

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videoThe 8th annual Monty's Home Pet Expo brought furry friends and their human companions to the Coastline Convention Center this afternoon. The expo hosted everything from fashionable bandannas to parrots who paint, all to raise money for the Monty's Home Organization. Full story...
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McDonald's hosts candlelit Valentine’s dinners

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video The Mcdonald's of Southport and Monkey Junction hosted Valentine's Day candlelight dinners for lovers from all over the Cape Fear region. Full story...
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