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Carolina Canines looks to raise $60,000 in 100 days

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videoCarolina Canines for service launched a major fundraising campaign Monday night. The goal of the 100 day initiative is to raise $60,000 dollars. That is the cost to train and place three service dogs. Full story...
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Night Out makes a stand against crime and drugs

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Communities across North America, including several in our area, are joining forces Tuesday night to make a stand against crime and drugs. Full story...
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International Seamen Center helps crew members feel at home

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videoWilmington's state port means big business for our area. To get all that cargo here takes crews from around the world; men who spend long stretches away from their family. But for four decades, one group has tried to make the crew members feel at home in port Full story...
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Healthcare march hopes to raise public awareness

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As the healthcare reform debate continues across the country, nearly one-hundred people gathered in Wilmington Saturday to raise public awareness. Kay Zwan said every American should be able to get access to healthcare. Full story...
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Kure Beach plans to spend money on Ocean Front Park

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The Town of Kure Beach recently got a $500,000 to improve a park. The money comes from the state's Natural Heritage Trust Fund. It will go toward the town's Ocean Front Park. Full story...
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Baltimore team wins Battle of Weekend Warriors

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videoOver the years, the Battle of the Weekend Warriors Basketball Tournament in Wilmington has featured a handful of NBA pros. Chucky Brown, Raymond Felton and Chris Wilcox to name a few. The tournament didn't sport any NBA names over the weekend, but it did showcase a number of collegiate players. Full story...
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Life Community Church has first service in new home

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Religion and retail living together as one - that is what's happening at the Independence Mall. Life Community Church opened its doors next to Sears Sunday morning for the church's first service in its new home.

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High school football is here

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Football fans get excited. Saturday marked the official start of high school football practice around the state. Full story...
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From homeless, to head of the class

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videoThe pressures of college could make anyone think twice. For one student at Cape Fear Community College, pressure of everyday life added on top makes graduation day mean so much more. Full story...
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A day at the beach an economic trend

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videoFamily budgets aren't going as far as they used to, and neither are families when it comes to taking vacations. Full story...
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Kure Beach park gets financial boost

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A $500,000 grant will go a long way toward creating the new Ocean Front Park. Full story...
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Keeping man's best friend safe in a storm

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Noble is a pet-friendly emergency shelter during severe weather. Thursday, volunteers practiced for an emergency scenario. Full story...
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Religion goes retail in the Port City

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videoFor some people shopping is a religion. But in tough economic times, many shopaholics are cutting back. For one local church, the shrinking economy has opened up space to expand its congregation. Full story...
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Digital foot scan puts patients back on their feet

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videoAt some point we, or someone we know has experienced back, neck, or knee pain. A local Chiropractor has found a way to help ease those aches. Full story...
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Still no closure, 3 years after woman's disappearance

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Wilmington police are still investigating the death of Allison Jackson Foy. Foy disappeared after a night out, three years ago.

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