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Homes evacuated due to gas leak

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No injuries were reported in a natural gas leak that forced the evacuations of several homes in Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington celebrates 275th anniversary

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video It has been 275 years since Wilmington was founded and a lot has changed over those years, but the love that people have for Wilmington has not. Full story...
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Human error forces flights to Wilmington to turn back

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Human error forced two flights set to land at the Wilmington International Airport late Wednesday to instead return to their departing airports. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: History Comes to Life at the Battleship North Carolina

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video The Battleship North Carolina has a rather fun event going on this weekend. This Saturday starting at 8:00 a.m. folks will be able to not only tour the ship, but also talk with WWII re-enactors about what daily life was like on board. Full story...
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WWAY Surprise Squad donates supplies to Boys & Girls Club

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It can be challenging for non-profits to get the supplies they need to run their programs. To help out, we sent the Surprise Squad to the Community Boys and Girls Club.video Full story...
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Evangelous interviews for Savannah chief

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videoWilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous was in Savannah, Ga., Wednesday interviewing for the job of top cop there. Evangelous is one of three contenders for the position. He told reporters in Savannah being an outsider was beneficial. Full story...
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Douglass Academy taken off state watch list

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State officials have removed Douglass Academy in Wilmington's Northside from a state watch list due to increased enrollment at the charter school. Full story...
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Semi driver charged for roll over

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videoThere's new information on the accident that tied up traffic for six hours at a busy Wilmington intersection Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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Human remains found at historical site

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videoDuring recent construction at a historical county building in the 300 block of Chestnut Street, crews uncovered some intact human skeletal remains. Full story...
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Weekend road repairs scheduled in Wilmington

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Weekend roadwork at two locations could cause slowdowns in the Wilmington area. Full story...
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Students weigh backpacks to learn impact of heavy loads

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videoCFCC students weighed in on more than just class to promote healthy habits in downtown Wilmington today, just in time for National Backpack Day. Full story...
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WPD investigating after officers find blood in roadway, victim at hospital

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Police are investigating after they say ShotSpotter led them to a crime scene where officers found blood and evidence in the road, before later discovering a victim in the hospital. Full story...
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Sea turtle nest count drops in North Carolina

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videoThe number of sea turtle nests along the North Carolina coast has dropped sharply after four years of increases. The StarNews reports that the number of turtle nests fell 58 percent this year, compared with 2013. Matthew Godfrey with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission said the numbers this year are about 30 percent below average. Full story...
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Police: Driver crashes into home

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videoA driver crashed into a Wilmington home around 6:00 p.m. Thursday evening. The accident happened at the corner of Kerr and Martin Luther King. Full story...
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World War I Memorial moved to river front

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videoMoving an 8-10,000 pound monument is no easy task, but a crew of men did just that this morning. Full story...
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