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Wilmington’s first ALS multidisciplinary clinic opens at NHRMC

The first multidisciplinary ALS clinic in Wilmington opened Thursday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

First annual national bar crawl raising awareness for ALS

In a new way to earn money for research and raise awareness, the only ice bucket involved is one keeping beers nice and cold.

Ice bucket challenge inspiration Pete Frates dies at 34

Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose determined battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34.

EndALS Fundraiser supports research, local patient on Saturday

On Saturday the Cape Fear is coming together to support IamALS, a patient founded and led organization  that advocates on behalf of ALS patients.

MDA Muscle Walk of Wilmington raising money and awareness

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is bringing strength to life for kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases.

Hundreds trek miles to support ALS research

The ALS Association North Carolina is keeping up that same momentum years later by raising money and awareness for this disease.

Taking a step for ALS

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) --  You can get a little exercise, and raise money for a worthy cause on Saturday April 13 at the annual walk...

ALS patient dies in minivan fire on way to Super Bowl dream

A man with Lou Gehrig's disease who dreamed of going to the Super Bowl secured tickets from a charity, but was killed when the minivan he was traveling in caught fire on the way to Atlanta.

‘SpongeBob’ creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57

Stephen Hillenburg, who created SpongeBob SquarePants and the absurd undersea world he inhabited, has died at age 57, Nickelodeon announced Tuesday.

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Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield.

Darth Vader actor from original Star Wars trilogy, Dave Prowse, dies at 85

Dave Prowse, the British actor who played Darth Vader in the original “Star Wars” trilogy has died at the age of 85, according to his agent.

Governor nixes parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

California Gov. Gavin Newson has reversed parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, marking the fourth time a governor has blocked her release.