They plan to launch the charter school in August of 2019. Right now board members are interviewing and are set to apply for chartered status with the state.

A 200-pound male black bear was found dead on the side of a highway in Brunswick County early Wednesday.

Lung cancer rates have been historically higher among men than women, but new research reveals that trend has flipped in younger Americans.

A 310-year-old Spanish shipwreck carrying treasure that might be worth up to $17 billion was discovered with the help of an underwater robot.

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Launch party held in anticipation of arts charter school

They plan to launch the charter school in August of 2019. Right now board members are interviewing and are set to apply for chartered status with the state.
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‘Keep it off our beach’: Surf City tries to tame beach trash problem

This weekend is Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer and with that comes beach season. However, at one area beach they are already concerns about trash.

Bear found dead in Sunset Beach, believed to be hit by car

A 200-pound male black bear was found dead on the side of a highway in Brunswick County early Wednesday.
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NATIONAL TURTLE DAY: Rehabbed loggerhead released from Fort Fisher

More than 250 people gathered Wednesday morning to see a 120-pound female loggerhead head back home from Fort Fisher.
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Milwaukee NAACP head: No reason to use stun gun

The Latest on Milwaukee police releasing body-camera footage showing the arrest of Bucks guard Sterling Brown.
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Launch party held in anticipation of arts charter school

They plan to launch the charter school in August of 2019. Right now board members are interviewing and are set to apply for chartered status with the state.

Lung cancer rates in young women raise concerns

Lung cancer rates have been historically higher among men than women, but new research reveals that trend has flipped in younger Americans.

Robot submarine finds ‘holy grail of shipwrecks’ with up to $17 billion in treasure

A 310-year-old Spanish shipwreck carrying treasure that might be worth up to $17 billion was discovered with the help of an underwater robot.
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‘Keep it off our beach’: Surf City tries to tame beach trash problem

This weekend is Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer and with that comes beach season. However, at one area beach they are already concerns about trash.

Statewide communicable disease conference held in Wrightsville Beach

Hundreds of public health workers from across the state came together in Wrightsville Beach for the Annual Communicable Disease Conference talking everything from Anthrax to Zika.
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NC lawmakers file ‘red flag bill’ in response to school shootings

On the heels of the deadly Parkland and Sante Fe school shootings, many across North Carolina are calling on lawmakers to make some changes to the gun laws.

Wilmington company heads to Silicon Valley for big pitch

A Wilmington company is about to get to make the pitch of a lifetime. KWIPPED started in 2014 and are a business to business platform for equipment and rental leases.
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High school graduation ceremony held in hospice so mother could attend

Most parents dream of seeing their children graduate from high school, but for one Robeson County mother, making it to the ceremony would be impossible.

Conference sheds light on timeline of GenX, still more to be done

Working together to protect the Cape Fear River, that is the theme of this year's Cape Fear River Assembly's Educational Conference.

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Milwaukee NAACP head: No reason to use stun gun

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NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled Banner" but requiring them to stand if they come to the field.
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Cole Weiss plays hero again, UNCW Baseball walks off in Game One

Cole Weiss doubled off the wall in right to score Greg Jones from first base in the bottom of the ninth and lifted UNCW to a 2-1 win over Delaware in the opening game of the Colonial Athletic Association championship tournament on Wednesday at Veterans Memorial Park.
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The New Hanover Wildcats and West Columbus Vikings played their first game of the NCHSAA Eastern Finals this evening with the two teams splitting.

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