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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Song of a Soldier

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video Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can affect anyone. In the military, the Department of Veterans Affairs reports upwards of 20% of Veterans suffer from it. A local band wrote a song about a soldier who lives that life. In part two of a special Extraordinary Person of the Week, the Song of a Soldier and how that music is helping those in need. Full story...
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New Hanover Sheriff's Office welcomes a furry new face to the force

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With passport in paw, Bane, the Hanoverian Mountain Hound, made the long trek from Europe to New Hanover County to join one of the top canine units in the United States. Full story...
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Murder trial underway for Rhino Club stabbing

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video The murder trial is underway for the man accused of killing a teen gang leader. Full story...
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Convention Center hotel land deal finally closed

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videoAfter about a decade of planning, agreements, disagreements and lawsuits, the City of Wilmington has finally closed the land sale for a hotel next to the Convention Center. Full story...
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Wilmington company gets state innovation grant

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A Wilmington company is one of 13 across North Carolina to win a state innovation grant. Full story...
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PPD founder makes largest ever donation to UNC

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PPD founder Fred Eshelman plans to donate $100 million to the pharmacy school at UNC Chapel Hill, which already bears his name. Full story...
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Island of Lights Flotilla cancelled

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videoA holiday tradition in southeastern North Carolina will not hit the water this year. Organizers have cancelled the annual Island of Lights Christmas Flotilla scheduled for Saturday night. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Riley Woods

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videoRiley Woods proves that art matters at Castle Hayne Elementary School and that's why she is our Teacher of the Week. Nominated for the way she teaches students that their effort is as important as the outcome of their projects, Ms. Woods says she realizes what art can do for kids. Full story...
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Officials meet to discuss terminal groin proposal by Figure 8 Island

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video The North Carolina Coastal Federation met with the Army Corps of Engineers Tuesday to discuss several concerns. The big topic - the proposed terminal groin at Rich's Inlet by Figure Eight Island. Full story...
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Board of Elections receives appeal, will discuss next week

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The NC Board of Elections will discuss an appeal filed by a New Hanover County resident challenging actions at a precinct in Wilmington on Election Day. Full story...
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