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Marvin Hagler, middleweight boxing great, dies at 66

Hagler was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and World Boxing Hall of Fame in 1983.

40th annual Azalea Festival Boxing Tournament being held in Wilmington

For 40 years, boxers from around the country have converged on Wilmington during the Azalea Festival to compete. This weekend, the tradition is being renewed.

Pender County 12-year-old helps others stand up against bullies

Bullying is a serious issue and it takes its toll on kids in different ways. However, for one Pender County student he uses bullying as motivation to make this world a better place.

Boxer Jake LaMotta, immortalized in ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," for which Robert DeNiro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancee said Wednesday. He was 95.

Mayweather v. McGregor: The money behind the fight

The highly anticipated bout between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor could lead to one of the biggest purses ever.

50 million could watch Mayweather-McGregor in the US alone

Conor McGregor's improbable challenge of Floyd Mayweather Jr. could be seen by a staggering 50 million people in the United States as fans and the curious gather in small and large parties.

Mayweather-McGregor promo tour gets off to frenzied start

Floyd Mayweather Jr. reached into a backpack and held out a $100 million check for the crowd of 11,000 fight fans to see.

Muhammad Ali memorial held in hometown of Louisville

People gathered early outside Muhammad Ali's boyhood home, which was decorated with balloons, flags, flowers and posters for Friday's memorial.

Former WBA Heavyweight Champion remembers Ali

Former WBA Heavyweight Champion James "The Bonecrusher" Smith says his friend Muhammad Ali will be missed.

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Local organizations team up to pick up trash surrounding the Riverfront Park in Wilmington

Dozens of volunteers coming out to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington to clean up trash, hoping to encourage others to be aware of where they dump their trash after large events at the venue. 

15 years later, family continues to seek justice for Allison Jackson Foy

It's been 15 years since the disappearance of a Wilmington Woman, and her family continues to seek justice after her death. 

Dozens of dogs turn out for the 2nd annual ‘Paws on Parade’

Greenfield Lake Amphitheater is a popular spot for many Cape Fear events, and that includes the Azalea Festival's second annual 'Paws on Parade'. 

Community comes together to celebrate New Hanover Co. young man with autism’s birthday

The community came together, continuing a tradition of wishing a young man with autism happy birthday.