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Police: Speed, alcohol likely factors in fatal, single-car crash

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videoPolice are investigating a car crash after they say a man was killed when he hit a tree and power pole late last night. Wilmington Police responded to the crash, saying a man in his early 20s was the only person in the car. Full story...
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Preserving historic downtown could become more costly

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The old world charm of downtown brings people from across the country to the Port City. With $1.6 billion in investments on the line, the expiration of the historic preservation tax credit could slow that down. Full story...
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WHA wants public input as CEO search nears end

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videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority Board of Commissioners wants your help as it nears the end of its search for a new chief executive officer. Full story...
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CFPUA work means boil water advisory for part of downtown

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for homes and business in part of downtown today during a planned service outage. Crews will replace three valves, which will shut down water service from 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m. Full story...
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Police investigating after man who was stabbed shows up at hospital

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Police responding to reports of shots fired at a Wilmington apartment complex overnight learn a man who was there during some sort of argument then showed up to the hospital with stab wounds. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: 'Ain't no mountain high enough'

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videoDepending on who you ask, about 30 thousand people attempt to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa every year. 20 people from around the world, all Type 1 diabetics, will do just that in June. One is from Wilmington. Full story...
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Man charged with assault after punching police officer in the head

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A man already facing felony charges is now charged with assault after police say he punched an officer in the head during his arrest yesterday afternoon. Full story...
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Cat burned by flames after residents escape early-morning house fire

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videoFire crews are investigating after they say several residents escaped a burning home that caught fire in the early morning hours, leaving a pet with injuries. Full story...
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Youth violence is a 'crisis' in Wilmington

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videoCity Manager Sterling Cheatham presented a report on reducing youth gun violence in Wilmington Tuesday after hosting several forums over the winter for the report. Cheatham said they found the youth often lack family structure, good education and meaningful jobs. Full story...
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Wilmington's Municipal Golf Course renovations a go

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videoWilmington City Council members vote to go forward with the Wilmington Municipal Golf Course restoration. They also decided it was best to do it all at once. So, crews will fix the greens, practice greens and fairway bunkers. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Gym etiquette

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videoSome people really like working out but hate going to the gym because it can be intimidating or annoying. But, it doesn't have to be if everyone is respectful. That is something that Planet Fitness promotes. Full story...
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Inspectors looking into safety equipment at area nuclear plant

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A special inspection at Wilmington's Global Nuclear Fuel facility is underway to review some safety equipment following last month's discovery that it might be unreliable. Full story...
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See the end of the Azalea Festival Parade

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videoDue to the parade starting late and WWAY only having three hours of air time for the Azalea Festival Parade, the live coverage was cut short. So, here's video of the end complete with Queen Azalea Kirsten Haglund. Full story...
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Widespread Panic packs the fans in during first concert

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Widespread Panic did not disappoint during the first show at the Azalea Festival. Full story...
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Shuttle service offered before and after Azalea Parade

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videoShuttle services are offered for the Azalea Festival Parade. Wave Transit is running their shuttle service from the Wells Fargo Bank at Independence Mall to the corner of 2nd and Dock Streets downtown. Service begins at 7 a.m. and runs until the parade begins. Full story...
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