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One dead, five injured in fiery I-40 wreck

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One person is dead and five others are injured in a fiery accident involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 40 near Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Full story...
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Two N.C. children not wearing seat belts die in S.C. crash

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Two siblings from Concord, North Carolina died in a one-car crash on Interstate 26 in South Carolina over the weekend after their grandmother fell asleep while driving. Full story...
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Class teaches teens dangers of driving

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videoThe Highway Patrol says summer is a notoriously dangerous season for teen drivers. So law enforcement is being proactive with a class that shows kids first hand just how dangerous the road can be. Full story...
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Airport carry-on rules to change

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If you're planning a flight, you should know of a change in carry-on rules coming soon. Starting next month small cigarette lighters will be allowed back in airplane cabins. They were banned in 2001 after shoe bomber Richard Reid tried to ignite a bomb and blow up a plane. Full story...
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Teen dies after being hit by van, truck

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A Wilmington teenager is dead after being hit by a van and a truck last night near Monkey Junction. Full story...
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Transit Authority considering beach stop

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Why doesn't the bus go to the beach? WAVE Transit says it's the number one question it gets each year. Full story...
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New way to get off Oak Island coming

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Oak Island visitors and residents will soon have a new way to get on and off the island. The four-mile, $36 million project was approved by the State Board of Transportation Thursday. Full story...
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Tow truck carrying refrigeration truck drives off cliff

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A tow truck carrying a refrigeration truck drove off a cliff yesterday in Wilkes County. Full story...
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Inmate on work detail killed on I-40

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One of three inmates struck by a sport utility vehicle while picking up trash in the median of Interstate 40 today has died. Full story...
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Covered signs are for work on bridge

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As you drive around Wilmington you may have noticed road signs, covered over with black. And you may be wondering what's hiding underneath. You can see them as you drive north on Martin Luther King Highway and again as you head back toward town. They're not just on the highways a few can be spotted on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Clay Aiken involved in airplane spat

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A newspaper is reporting today that North Carolina native and singer Clay Aiken was involved in an airplane disturbance with another passenger while en route to Tulsa International Airport. Full story...
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Officials promote driving safety

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videoThe roads will be packed this weekend with people traveling home from their Fourth of July vacations. AAA predicts close to two million Carolinians are on the roads traveling. More people on the road mean more stress for emergency responders. Full story...
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Locals invent new 'Terra Fulcrum' bike

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videoA new invention could have you kissing the gym goodbye and taking to the streets instead. Spinning and stationary bikes have nothing on the Terra Fulcrum. Full story...
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Summer vehicles bring injury risk

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School is out and kids are flocking to motor bikes, all-terrain vehicles, water-mobiles and other vehicles for fun this summer. Many parents may not realize the injury risk these vehicles can bring. Full story...
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Major Wilmington intersection frustrating drivers

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videoA major intersection on Market Street is frustrating many drivers. About 50,000 cars travel on Market Street each day. This is well over its intended capacity. Full story...
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