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MARKING HISTORY: Founder of Christian Science

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videoMary Baker Eddy, the founder of the Christian Science Church spent part of her life in Wilmington. Full story...
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Clergy joining fight against gangs after Chadbourn murder

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video For the second time in a month, Chadbourn Police are investigating a murder. Now police and the community are looking at the past to fight for the future. Full story...
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The fourth Bishop of the Raleigh diocese dies

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video Bishop Emeritus F. Joseph Gossman, the fourth Bishop of the Raleigh diocese, died Monday at the age of 83. Full story...
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Extraordinary People: From Gang to God

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video Hope can seem to be lost in some Wilmington neighborhoods riddled by bullets and haunted by gang activity. It’s in these dark, dismal places that you'll find Rev. James Jamison. Full story...
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Wilmington Baptist pastor says church won't drop Boy Scout troop

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videoThe Southern Baptist Convention has approved a resolution opposing the Boy Scouts of America's new policy allowing gay scouts. The resolution also calls on the Boy Scouts to remove executive and board leaders who tried to allow gays as both members and leaders without consulting the religious groups that sponsor scout troops. Full story...
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Southern Baptists oppose allowing gay Boy Scouts

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The Southern Baptist Convention has approved a resolution opposing the Boy Scouts of America's new policy allowing gay Scouts. Full story...
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Billy Graham on camera: new message out this fall

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Christian evangelist Billy Graham may be hampered by age and declining health, but he isn't done preaching yet. Full story...
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Cleveland County woman accused of Bible beating

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A Kings Mountain woman has been arrested and charged with beating another woman with a Bible. Fifty-seven-year-old Evelyn Mills Moore was arrested Saturday on a charge of assault inflicting serious injury. Full story...
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Student prayer rights bill passes NC Senate

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Legislation meant to clarify when and how student-led prayers are allowed in public schools has passed the North Carolina Senate. Full story...
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Sponsor of NC religion resolution apologizes

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One of the North Carolina legislators who sponsored a resolution declaring the state can make its own laws about religion without involvement from the federal government and courts is apologizing for any embarrassment to his community and state. Full story...
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Church to kick off 'The Love Revolution' Easter Sunday

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video You may have seen some interesting signs around New Hanover County lately, but despite what you may think, they're not for a political campaign. Full story...
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NC county commissioners open meeting with prayer

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Rowan County commissioners have opened their latest public meeting with a prayer, one week after the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina filed a lawsuit over the practice. Full story...
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Wilmington Latinos celebrate new pope

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videoCatholics worldwide celebrated the election of Pope Francis Wednesday. Today at St. Mary Catholic Church in Wilmington, Spanish speakers were thrilled that the newly-elected pope is Latin American. Full story...
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Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis

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videoArgentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis. Full story...
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Church takes stand in gun control debate

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videoAfter starting a gun control petition earlier this year, St. Brendan the Navigator Catholic Church in Shallotte is educating the community. Church leaders say they view gun control as a pro-life initiative and a moral issue, because it threatens a person's dignity to life. This has them called to action. Full story...
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