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Wilmington, New Hanover Co. declare State of Emergency

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New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington have declared a State of Emergency as the effects of Hurricane Arthur reach the area. The State of Emergency went into effect at 10 a.m. as the category 1 storm moves north along the coast of South Carolina and toward North Carolina, where rain bands began reaching shore early this morning. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Medal of Awesome

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videoThe Department of Veteran Affairs estimates at least 22 veterans commit suicide a day. One is too much. 22 is a reality. This documentary tells the story of three critically injured warriors and their highs, lows, and once again highs as they continue to be still in the fight. Their story was funded by a Wilmington man. The way he sprung into action....is 'Extraordinary'. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Plan for Wilmington mosque faces opposition from neighbors

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video An office building in Wilmington might be turned into a new mosque, but the idea has some neighbors concerned. The Islamic community is growing in Wilmington and now looking for more space. They found an empty office building on Rankin Street, but rezoning is not the only obstacle they have run into. Full story...
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Galleria deannexation bill passes in General Assembly

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videoGoodbye, Wrightsville Beach. Hello, Wilmington. A bill to allow the old Galleria property to transfer municipalities has passed in the General Assembly. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Sculpt your slouching shoulders

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videoMany any of us sit at a desk all day, slouched over and stressed out. That does a number on our happiness, and on our shoulders. Full story...
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Police looking for man wanted for stealing puppies

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videoWilmington Police are searching for a man they say stole 10 puppies from a home then tried to sell them on Facebook, but the owners were hot on his trail. Full story...
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WPD: Attempted armed robbery reported while officers still on scene nearby

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Police are investigating after they say the second of two robberies was reported while officers were still on the scene of the first crime less than a block away. Full story...
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Police investigating after man sitting outside apartments shot in stomach

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videoPolice are investigating after they say a man who was sitting outside a Wilmington apartment building was shot in the stomach. Full story...
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Two significant items come to Basilica Shrine of Saint Mary's

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video Two very significant items came to the Basilica Shrine of St. Mary's today. Full story...
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Veterans Affairs holds Agent Orange town hall meeting in Wilmington

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video Veterans from all over the United States came to Wilmington to fight for a cause at the Agent Orange town hall meeting. Full story...
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Excess drinking kills one in ten

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The CDC just released a shocking study about alcohol and how it's killing a large number of people every year. Full story...
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Budding & Blooming Art Show featuring an array of area artists' work

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The Cape Fear area is certainly blooming with that summertime feeling all around. But blooms aren't the only thing you will see spreading color around town this weekend.video Full story...
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Publix searches for Wilmington store sites

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videoPublix, a Florida-based supermarket chain, is looking for sites to build a store in the Port City area, said Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo on Thursday. Full story...
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Work begins to widen highway between Wilmington, Leland

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videoBig changes are coming on the roads in Brunswick County. It might not look like much right now, but by the end of next year US 17/74/76 will go from four lanes to six between Wilmington and Leland. Full story...
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SURPRISE SQUAD gets a surprise of its own!

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videoThe Surprise Squad has paid bills, bought some lunches and gotten some gas for people. So we decided to combine that all Tuesday. We went to Mr. Frosty's and GoGas in Leland, and then we crossed the bridge into Wilmington to pay some bills. That's when the Surprise Squad got a surprise of its own! Full story...
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