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In Rush Limbaugh’s home state, a flap over lowering flags

Even in death, the conservative radio broadcaster Rush Limbaugh is proving to be a divisive figure, as partisans in his home state of Florida debate over whether to lower the state flag in his honor.

Former GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole has advanced lung cancer

Bob Dole, the longtime US senator from Kansas and 1996 Republican presidential nominee, announced Thursday that he has an advanced form of lung cancer and will undergo treatment.

Donations go beyond the blood bag: WWAY and the Red Cross hold a blood drive

When you donate blood, it's hard to focus on anything but the here and now. The sterile smell of the room, the pinch of the needle, and the nurse's reassurance that it won't hurt. But how does that blood affect the community?

Pediatrician killed in hostage situation at Austin clinic

Police in Texas say a doctor with a terminal cancer diagnosis killed a pediatrician and then himself after taking several hostages at a clinic where he did not work.

Report: Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher dies in Las Vegas

German news agency dpa is reporting that illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of duo Siegfried & Roy has died in Las Vegas at age 81.

P.T.’s Grille hosts fundraiser for childhood cancer organization

In Leland, a local restaurant is helping raise money for a childhood cancer organization.

More than 90 donate blood in honor of Wilmington girl with rare form of cancer

There was an overwhelming outpouring of support from people donating blood on Wednesday in honor of a local girl battling a rare disease.

NHRMC to host blood drive in honor of girl with rare cancer

New Hanover Regional Medical Center is hosting a special blood drive for American Red Cross of the Cape Fear Area.

Small, but mighty: 4-year-old Wilmington girl fights back against liver cancer

A little girl from the Cape Fear has spent the past several months fighting cancer.

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‘I just remember hearing shot after shot:’ Ten Pin Alley shooting witness talks about frightening moments

The investigation continues into shots fired at a Wilmington bowling alley Friday night. And Wednesday, one anonymous witness spoke out about her terrifying experience.

Wilmington-based Bitty and Beau’s Coffee expands to two more states

 Bitty and Beau’s Coffee Shop has recently announced two more locations -- Bethlehem, PA and Auburn, AL.

Can you choose which COVID-19 vaccine you get? And other questions answered

Though vaccinations have been underway for a few months now, many still have questions about the process and the vaccines themselves.

Thousands give feedback to Wilmington PD about their pilot cruise lights program

The Wilmington Police Department says they have received thousands of responses to a survey about their "cruise light" pilot program.