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England braces for new delays in reopening

The British Prime Minister expected to blame the highly-contagious delta variant of the coronavirus for delaying the reopening of bars, pubs, nightclubs and other establishments in England.

VP Harris making Southern stops to promote vaccination

Vice President Kamala Harris and the Biden administration’s top environmental official are making stops in several Southern states to promote an intensive White House coronavirus vaccination effort.

Gov. announces four chances to win $1M with COVID-19 vaccine lottery

On Thursday, Governor Roy Cooper announced a new incentive aimed at boosting vaccination numbers in North Carolina.

Parents could get more money with expanded tax credits

Parents, don't be surprised if you start getting payments in the mail. The new American Rescue Plan Act is expanding child tax credits.

As vaccine outreach continues, here’s some answers to frequently asked questions

Now that vaccines are readily available, some people may still have concerns. Here's some answers to frequently asked questions regarding the Covid-19 vaccine.

‘Blessed to be here’: People recognize Memorial Day in Oak Island

Many people have the day off to recognize Memorial Day and several choose to head to the beach for a day of reflection and relaxation.

Memorial Day weekend sees travel rush as COVID cases decline

Big crowds are expected Monday at many popular destinations – a drastic change from one year ago.

Duke researchers developing ‘pan-coronavirus’ vaccine

To attach to cells, there’s a protein on the surface of the coronavirus called the spike protein.

Idaho lieutenant governor bans masks while governor away

With the governor out of state, Idaho’s lieutenant governor issued an executive order banning masks in schools and public buildings, saying the face-covering directives threatened people’s freedom.

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Carolina Beach boardwalk amusement rides have officially opened to the public

The amusement rides on the Carolina Beach boardwalk are officially up and running for the summer season.

Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.