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Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’ film finally in theaters

Three years ago, Alan Elliott was at the Telluride Film Festival, prepared to unveil the holy grail of musical works: A documentary on the making of Aretha Franklin's "Amazing Grace," which had been lost to the archives until Elliott spent decades restoring it so it could finally be seen.

Detroit freeway could be renamed for Aretha Franklin

Officials in Detroit are considering another way to remember legendary Motown singer Aretha Franklin.

Aretha’s lack of a will could make things rocky for heirs

Aretha Franklin was so hard-nosed in her business dealings that she demanded to be paid in cash before performing. Her heirs won't have it so simple.

WATCH LIVE: Aretha Franklin’s funeral draws big names in music, politics

A funeral in Detroit Friday caps off four days celebrating the life of Aretha Franklin, whose music career spanned six-plus decades.

Fans mourn Aretha Franklin at gospel-infused public viewing

Mourners began pouring into Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin.

Report: Aretha Franklin left no will

Aretha Franklin reportedly left no will or trust when she died last Thursday, reports the Detroit Free Press.

Aretha Franklin’s funeral set for Aug. 30 in Detroit

Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.

Cape Fear looks back at Aretha Franklin

Iconic singer and legend, Aretha Franklin, spent years changing the world with her music. With her death, many in the Cape Fear are looking back.

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin has died

Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" who sang classics as "Think" and "Respect," died Thursday at age 76.

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Parents, school districts, others react to Gov. Cooper’s announcement on schools

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Several Brunswick County roads closed due to flooding

Several roads are closed tonight in Brunswick County, because they are impassible due to flooding. 

NC Insurance Commissioner speaks on disaster preparedness and recovery

The 2020 hurricane season has definitely had an impact on the Cape Fear and there is still more to go. North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey was in Wilmington today to speak on disaster preparedness.