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Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem.

California fire victims return home as crews gain ground

With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled wildfires that have devastated California wine country, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home.

Weinstein Co., overwhelmed by backlash, may be up for sale

The Weinstein Co., besieged by sexual harassment allegations against its namesake and co-founder, may be putting itself up for sale.

Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created.

Former coach in “forced splits” case won’t face charges, DA says

The DA in Denver announced she will not file charges against a former gym coach who came under scrutiny after cheerleaders were seen on video being forced into doing painful splits during practice.

Victim of Las Vegas shooting wakes up, takes steps

A Maryland native who has been in a coma since being injured in a mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas has woken up and taken her first steps.

Huge blast rocks Somalia’s capital; police say 20 killed

A huge explosion from a truck bomb killed 20 people in Somalia's capital, police said Saturday, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they'd heard in years.

Gusty winds fan California wildfires, force more evacuations

Rising winds fanned the Northern California wildfires again Saturday, forcing hundreds more people to flee from their homes in the state's fabled wine country and destroying more buildings.

Trump’s speech sparks a new war of words between US, Iran

President Donald Trump's refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal has sparked a new war of words between the Islamic Republic and America, fueling growing mistrust and a sense of nationalism among Iranians.

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Lane closures scheduled to preserve Brunswick county bridge

N.C. Department of Transportation plans to work to preserve a Brunswick County bridge is scheduled to begin this weekend and last for several months.

Good Shepherd Center prepares to reopen with full meal service and day shelter

Wilmington's Good Shepherd Center prepares to open its Soup Kitchen doors for full-time weekday breakfast and lunch distribution, and the day shelter will also offer services to homeless people in the Cape Fear.

UNCW issued latest Covid-19 requirements

UNCW will temporarily require face coverings in indoor settings. 

Volunteers needed for clean up at Riverfront Park

Cape Fear River Watch and Island Wildlife - Cape Fear Region are partnering together to clean up Riverfront Park at 10 Cowan St. and the surrounding downtown area on Sunday.