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Greek groups thanks campus for support

Leaders of the University of South Carolina fraternity and sorority whose members perished in a deadly weekend beach house fire are thanking the community for an outpouring of support.

Officials respond to Ocean Isle Beach fire

videoOcean Isle Beach Mayor Debbie Smith called the fire one of the island's worst tragedies. As firefighters sorted through the debris, emotional residents watched in shock and disbelief.

Fire kills seven in Ocean Isle Beach

videoThe fire that claimed the lives of seven young people in Ocean Isle Beach started Sunday morning in a house off Scotland Street. It only took four minutes for fire crews to respond to the 911 call about a fire at a house on Scotland Street in Ocean Isle Beach, but in those four minutes, the house had already become fully engulfed.

Mixed news for southern California

For much of southern California, there's mixed news. While there is some progress fighting the wildfires, some spots continue to burn out of control. Elsewhere, people are returning to their homes.

Bush tours California wildfire damage

President Bush toured the damage caused by the California wildfires Thursday. Federal and local authorities have also indicated that some of the wildfires were caused by arson.

Bush ramps up federal aid for California

President Bush today dramatically ramped up federal aid for California's wildfire victims. He will inspect the damage personally Thursday.

Firefighters to hold fund raiser ball

The Wilmington Professional Firefighters Association is holding a big fund raiser Friday night in downtown Wilmington.

Rapping firefighters teach kids

What's the best way to reach today's youth? Rap music?

Firefighters deliver meals, fix smoke detectors

videoIt's fire prevention week. Local fire departments are promoting several events and educational opportunities, but that's not all. Some firefighters are going above and beyond the call of duty.

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