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White party raises money for HIV, AIDS

If you were in downtown Wilmington Sunday night you may have seen a lot of people wearing white. If so, chances are, they were going to the second annual Coastal White Party.

Men and Breast Cancer

videoHarold Southerland's life changed dramatically in the last couple years. He was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 56. He hopes sharing his experience will help others.

Raleigh restaurant where mice found is reopened

A Raleigh restaurant closed on Tuesday when six live mice were found inside has reopened.

Synthetic hormone facilitates weight loss

A study released today found that an appetite hormone may help people lose weight. Researchers may have found a new way to use the body's natural hormones to help people battle the bulge.

Medical expert says Glaxo threatened legal action when he questioned drug’s safety

A medical expert says the maker of the diabetes drug Avandia threatened him with legal action when he first raised questions about the drug's safety.

Local leaders take food stamp challenge

Could you survive on $21 a week for food? Cape Fear area leaders put food stamps to the test. Last Tuesday some local leaders began the "food stamp challenge."

Man develops breast cancer

The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2007, more than 2,000 new cases will be diagnosed among men in the US. While breast cancer is a hundred times more common in women, many people don't realize that men also have breast tissue and can develop breast cancer.

New information on treating breast cancer

It's a staggering number, but one in eight women will get breast cancer in her lifetime. There is new information on how to treat breast cancer. Doctors are finding that, in some cases, less is more.

Listener helps save radio host from on-air seizure

A radio listener helped save a Shelby disc jockey, who suffered an on-air seizure and pleaded for help before passing out in his studio.

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Kure Beach council passes ordinance opposing wind energy leases within 24 miles of shoreline

The first year of paid parking wrapped up in the Town of Kure Beach and the council is reporting how much was made and taking a stand against wind energy too close to its shoreline.

Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.