As former First Lady Barbara Bush reportedly enjoyed some bourbon the night before she died, Howie Franklin remembers her preferred beverage.

An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the U.S. territory struggles with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria.

A love letter George H.W. Bush wrote to then-fiance Barbara Pierce offers a glimpse into the couple's relationship when Bush was serving in the Navy during World War II.

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Early voting begins Thursday, what you need to know

All early voting locations will close after May 5th.
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Air quality report says Wilmington is one of the cleanest cities in the country

The environment we live in is vital when it comes to our overall health. Good news for the Port City, according to a new report Wilmington is at the top of the list for having the cleanest air in the nation.
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Former Air Force One flight attendant shares memories of Barbara Bush

As former First Lady Barbara Bush reportedly enjoyed some bourbon the night before she died, Howie Franklin remembers her preferred beverage.

WPD: Duo wanted for spending $12K using stolen credit cards

Wilmington Police Department are searching for two people who they say used stolen credit cards to buy more than $10,000 in merchandise. 
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UNCW’s Ryan Jeffers plays hero in 13th to defeat Coastal Carolina 2-1

Ryan Jeffers ended a marathon game with a two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning to lift UNCW to a 2-1 win over nationally-ranked Coastal Carolina on Wednesday at Brooks Field.
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Early voting begins Thursday, what you need to know

All early voting locations will close after May 5th.

Regulatory Commission talks latest inspections at Brunswick Plant

Today members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission came to show the latest inspections of the nuclear plant over the past year.
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Air quality report says Wilmington is one of the cleanest cities in the country

The environment we live in is vital when it comes to our overall health. Good news for the Port City, according to a new report Wilmington is at the top of the list for having the cleanest air in the nation.

Two indicted for concealing overdose death, body found in Tabor City

Two Myrtle Beach men have been indicted for concealing an opioid overdose death whose body was dumped in a wooded area in Tabor City last year.
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Cape Fear Jetport is expanding, set to add new terminal

The Cape Fear Jetport in Brunswick County is taking off, literally. To meet the demands of more customers and pilots it is expanding operations.
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Volunteers help get local community garden up and running

It is that time of year again! Go ahead and get out the gloves, roll up your sleeves, and plant some plants and seeds.
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Former Air Force One flight attendant shares memories of Barbara Bush

As former First Lady Barbara Bush reportedly enjoyed some bourbon the night before she died, Howie Franklin remembers her preferred beverage.

Night owls have 10% higher mortality risk, study says

If the early bird catches the worm, what is the night owl more likely to catch? According to a new study, it's diabetes, psychological problems and an increased risk of dying sooner.
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Burgaw community recognized for providing refuge for Holocaust survivors

A new North Carolina highway historical marker commemorates nine German-Jewish families rescued from the Holocaust and given homes and small farms in the Van Eden area.

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UNCW’s Ryan Jeffers plays hero in 13th to defeat Coastal Carolina 2-1

Ryan Jeffers ended a marathon game with a two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning to lift UNCW to a 2-1 win over nationally-ranked Coastal Carolina on Wednesday at Brooks Field.

NC State details Wilmington sports agent as part of federal investigation

Gary Shipman, a candidate for NC House, confirms to WWAY that he is the agent who notified NC State about his beliefs of improper benefits regarding Dennis Smith Jr.

Batter up! Wilmington Senior Softball Association starts 23rd year

The 23rd season of the Wilmington Senior Softball Association is underway after the group held their Opening Day ceremonies this morning at Ogden Park.

Seahawks eye CAA Tennis Championships

The pairings are set for the 2018 Colonial Athletic Association Men's and Women's Tennis Championships and UNCW's teams will both be playing at the same time on Friday in the quarterfinals.

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