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NC House, Senate approves $1B federal virus relief package

The North Carolina legislature has finalized a plan to spend $1.1 billion of the state’s remaining COVID-19 relief funds from Washington.

Hyundai, Kia recall vehicles for leaks that can cause fires

Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are recalling over 591,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix a brake fluid leak that could cause engine fires.

Budget deficit to hit record $3.3T due to virus, recession

The federal budget deficit is projected to hit a record $3.3 trillion due to COVID-19 costs and the recession. That’s more than triple the 2019 shortfall.

Wilmington City Council extends Downtown Alive program

Wilmington City Council has extended the Downtown Alive program through October 18.

Uber to require some riders to take mask selfies

Uber said it will soon require some riders to take mask selfies.

15 years later, Walmart launches its answer to Amazon Prime

Walmart is launching a new membership service for shoppers this month that it hopes can compete with Amazon Prime.

Statewide alcohol curfew extended until early October

Gov. Roy Cooper has extended the limited hours on the sale of alcoholic drinks in the state in an effort to continue slowing the spread of COVID-19.

SBA offers loans to homeowners, businesses hit by earthquake

The federal government will begin offering low-interest loans to homeowners and small business owners who were impacted by North Carolina’s earthquake.

Walmart may join Microsoft in bid for video app TikTok

Walmart said Thursday it may join Microsoft to buy the U.S. business of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that has come under fire from the Trump administration.

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Former Honda dealership property on S. College Rd. up for sale

Could new development be coming on South College Road in Wilmington? The location of the former Stevenson Hendrick Honda dealership is now up for sale.

The Finals are set: LeBron, Lakers will meet Butler, Heat

The matchup is now set, with the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers emerging as the last two teams standing in the chase to be crowned champions of the most tumultuous season in NBA history.

NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016, 2017

Trump's financial disclosures indicated he earned at least $434.9 million in 2018, but the tax filings reported a $47.4 million loss.

Yellow Dog Discs celebrates 20th year of business on “Record Store Day”

Saturday was Record Store Day, featuring dozens of new releases at record stores across the country.