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Film academy changes rules for documentary Oscar eligibility

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has ruled documentary series like the recent Oscar winner "O.J.: Made in America" will no longer be eligible for the Academy Awards.

What Did We Miss? Couple holds wedding reception at In-N-Out Burger

One couple has an extremely casual wedding reception PLUS one of the biggest rivalries in baseball gets a museum exhibit.

Darius Rucker puts on free concert for Univ. of SC students

In the fall, Darius Rucker said he'd put on a free concert for University of South Carolina students if his alma mater's football game got six wins on the season.

Restaurant stops taking cash after burglaries

At a restaurant called Alamar in Oakland, the owner decided to stop taking cash after they were burglarized New Year's Eve.

Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90

Comedian Don Rickles has died at age 90. Paul Shefrin, his longtime publicist and friend, said Rickles died Thursday of kidney failure at his Los Angeles home.

Kendall Jenner’s protest Pepsi spot prompts online backlash

"Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star Kendall Jenner as a soda-wielding protester in Pepsi's latest ad has some on social media saying the image is appropriation of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Fans shocked by pole dancers at frisbee game

One person reacted on Twitter: "Who the h*** thought pole dancers were appropriate half time entertainment?

Teen without arms plays basketball, becomes Twitter sensation

A middle school basketball player has become an overnight internet sensations. The teenager lost his arms when he was a baby. But he still sinks baskets like there is no tomorrow.

NC, Washington governors make friendly wager on NCAA Championship

Gov. Roy Cooper has put some of the Tar Heel State's tastiest treats on the line ahead of North Carolina's NCAA Championship with Gonzaga tonight.

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Woman, 70, filmed allegedly poisoning husband’s coffee with roach killer multiple times

A 70-year-old woman in has been arrested after being filmed allegedly poisoning her husband’s coffee with ant and roach killer on more than one occasion.

‘The Hop Yard’ opens second location in downtown Wilmington

A brand new craft beer shop and bar on Grace Street in downtown Wilmington has its official debut yesterday, opening its doors to customers with a little English flavor. 

New Hanover parents rally against Plan A push back, want kids back in school

Sunday, parents and students gathered near Ashley High School, protesting the New Hanover County Board of Education's decision to delay Plan A full-time in-person learning for elementary schools.

Wilmington Jewish Film Festival streaming ‘Aulcie’ online through Monday evening

The Wilmington Jewish Film Festival is streaming a film online through Monday about  the life of an African-American basketball player recruited to play for the Israel Maccabi team.