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25th annual Take Back the Night

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videoThe 25th annual 'Take Back the Night' march and rally was in Downtown Wilmington Thursday night. The goal for the night was to raise awareness and remember victims of domestic violence. Supports say the March helps support and empower the survivors of domestic violence. Full story...
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McCrory speaks at Wilmington energy summit, discusses latest gay marriage fight

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videoGov. Pat McCrory came to Wilmington Thursday to speak at the Coastal Energy Summit at the Wilmington Convention Center, but the governor was also asked about the latest developments in the fight for and against gay marriage in North Carolina. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: NWS Looks at Forecasting Changes

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videoTonight on Explore with George, George Elliott visits The National Weather Service in Wilmington. Full story...
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Under the Dome returns to Wilmington

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Some good news tonight for Hollywood East. "Under the Dome" is returning to Wilmington for Season 3. Full story...
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EBOLA: How safe are NC's ports?

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videoThe threat of Ebola passing through our nation's airports has been highly publicized, but what about our nation's ports... Like the one right here in Wilmington? Full story...
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Trot Nixon raises awareness for WHAT at the Picnic with Purpose

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video Fifth Quarter co-host Trot Nixon spoke at the "Picnic with a Purpose" at the Blockade Runner in Wrightsville Beach today. Nixon told his own story about his teenage years. The picnic brought awareness to "WHAT". Full story...
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Police: Man solicits child on Facebook

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videoInvestigators said they've charged a man in connection with an online child solicitation investigation. Full story...
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Wilmington man convicted of burning a child in his care

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A New Hanover County jury convicted a man for burning a child in his care Wednesday. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: A little bit goes a latte

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videoThis week's Extraordinary Person is behind a project that you may be able to help with. The business he runs is impressive enough, but what he does for Marines on Thanksgiving is Extraordinary! Full story...
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Team of the Week - Hoggard Vikings

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videoWith a 6-0 record Hoggard is on a roll in high school football. The Vikings defeated New Hanover last Friday; therefore, we stayed in town in order to present the Vikings with our team of the week award. Full story...
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SmartMeters: Is your credit card number safe?

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videoOn Monday, the city announced the smart meters would eventually take the place of all existing meters. These allow you to use a credit card, but some folks are wondering, how safe is this option? Full story...
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Couple on first date rescued from capsized sailboat

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videoOcean rescue officials said a couple on a first date ended up having to be pulled from the waters when their sailboat capsized. Full story...
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Students hit the pavement to celebrate National Walk to School Day

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videoIt's National Walk to School Day, and students all over the Cape Fear area hit the pavement this morning in an effort to raise awareness about pedestrian safety. Full story...
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HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND: 9th Annual Back Door Kitchen Tour

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The Residents of Old Wilmington present the 9th Annual Back Door Kitchen Tour this Saturday. The event features kitchens that range from innovative renovations to picture perfect restorations.video Full story...
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Marine sentenced in deadly shooting at Camp Lejeune gate

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videoA Marine has been sentenced to military prison and is dishonorably discharged for accidentally shooting and killing another Marine at Camp Lejeune's main gate in April. Full story...
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