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Independence Mall rolls out program to jumpstart minority-owned businesses

Throughout the pandemic, 66 percent of minority-owned small businesses risked permanent closure in the U.S. For the next five years, Wilmington's Independence Mall and its parent company, Brookfield Properties hope to jumpstart those businesses through their Partner to Empower program.

Derek Brunson returning to the octagon at UFC 248

Wilmington native and UFC fighter Derek Brunson will be returning to the Octagon on March 7th for UFC 248. 

Wilmington Native Derek Brunson wins fight at UFC 241

Derek Brunson isn't ready to play gatekeeper for anyone. The UFC veteran of 16 fights survived a scary opening moment of the fight to edge out a decision over Ian Heinisch in the first bout of the pay-per-view main card at UFC 241 from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.

Derek Brunson talks UFC career, new Wilmington gym

Today Derek Brunson stopped by the WWAY studios to talk about his career, his upcoming fight and how he's giving back.

Port City’s own UFC champion Derek Brunson shares love of MMA and new gym

Wilmington's own Derek Brunson stopped by the WWAY News studios tonight to talk with WWAY Evening Anchor Amanda Fitzpatrick.

Wilmington native Derek Brunson defeats Lyoto Machida

It did not take long during UFC Fight Night 119 in Brazil as Wilmington's Derek Brunson defeated Brazilian Lyoto Machida in a first-round knockout.

Wilmington’s Derek Brunson to enter UNCP Athletics Hall of Fame

UFC's Derek Brunson will enter the UNC Pembroke Athletics Hall of Fame in two more months. Brunson wrestled at Hoggard prior to attending UNCP.

Wilmington’s Derek Brunson’s next fight will be against Uriah Hall

They've been jabbing at each other on social media. Wilmington's Derek Brunson will get a chance to face Uriah Hall in a few more weeks in the cage.

WWAY’s Wednesday night sports – January 15

videoThe losing skid continues for Buzz Peterson's UNCW basketball squad. The Seahawks lost to Hofstra on Wednesday. The Ashley girls basketball team has to forfeit four games. Hoggard High graduate Derek Brunson stepped back into the octagon on Wednesday for his third UFC fight. Unfortunately Brunson wasn't able to finish against Yoel Romero after the Wilmington resident won the first two rounds. Plus more!

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US Catholic bishops OK steps toward possible rebuke of Biden

The 168-55 vote was announced near the end of a three-day meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that was held virtually.

Judge rules for Florida on CDC order blocking cruise ships

U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday wrote in a 124-page decision Friday that Florida would be harmed if the CDC order effectively blocking most cruises were to continue.