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Funeral held for Marvin Patrick, member of Wilmington Ten

Nearly 40 years ago, ten Wilmington residents were arrested and falsely convicted following a riot over school desegregation.

5 ex-governors seek to be heard on amendment questions

North Carolina's five former living governors want state judges to hear them on why two constitutional referendums should be removed from this fall's ballots.

Local lawmakers react to 5 governors opposing ballot amendments

A battle for balance or a power grab. Five former governors are calling out lawmakers over two amendments voters will see on the November ballot.

5 ex-North Carolina governors rebuke lawmakers on amendments

North Carolina's five living former governors are meeting to oppose constitutional amendments on November ballots that would swing powers involving judicial vacancies and state boards from the executive branch to the legislature.

Wilmington 10 documentary makes world premier

video The two-hour film produced by Wilmington Journal reporter Cash Michaels documents the history behind Wilmington's infamous civil rights-era prosecution. Pictures, articles and interviews tell the story of the ten people accused and convicted of firebombing a Wilmington grocery store in 1971.

New negotiations begin on future of Dix campus

Negotiations between officials from the state and the city of Raleigh have begun again regarding the future of the Dorothea Dix Hospital campus.

Family of late Wilmington 10 members seek NC money

videoThe families of late members of the wrongly convicted group known as the Wilmington 10 say they should be treated like the surviving members and receive payments from North Carolina because their relatives were imprisoned in the 1970s.

NC donor to Perdue indicted on obstruction charge

A wealthy backer of former Gov. Beverly Perdue is charged with obstructing justice in a scheme to secretly pay a campaign staffer during the Democrat's 2008 campaign.

Soles is getting Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Two weeks after cancelling the ceremony to receive the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, it appears former Sen. R.C. Soles will in fact get the award.

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Pender County couple describes rabid bobcat attack

A rabid bobcat attack in Pender County has gone viral online, and now the victims of the attack are sharing their story.

Raul Castro resigns as Communist chief, ending era in Cuba

Castro made the announcement Friday in a speech at the opening of the Eighth congress of the ruling party, the only one allowed on the island.

Rabid bobcat attack in Burgaw

WWAY will have much more on this story in an exclusive interview later tonight.