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Community members gather to remember the 1898 Wilmington Massacre

One church in Wilmington held an observance for the 1898 massacre today.
2 weeks ago
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Scientists discover hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid

Scientists say they have found a hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza, in what would be the first such discovery in the structure since the 19th century.
4 weeks ago
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Historic site turns into a colonial town for visitors

A weekend to go back in time. Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson let visitors take a look at what life was like in colonial times.
Some say the ghost of a one-time Wilmington resident who was the famed killer "Jack the Ripper" still haunts the Cotton Exchange downtown. (Photo: Brandon Ewers/WWAY)
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CAPE FEAR HISTORY & MYSTERIES: Does ‘Jack the Ripper’ haunt Wilmington’s Cotton Exchange?

The history of southeastern North Carolina is rich. We have everything from treasured landmarks and historic events to legendary tales and straight-up ghost stories. All of it is what we will explore in our new web series "Cape Fear History & Mysteries."
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UNC students protesting Silent Sam launch economic boycott

Student organizers seeking the removal of a Confederate soldier statue at North Carolina's flagship public university have embarked on a monthlong boycott of commercial goods on campus.
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3 months ago
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Veteran offers peaceful solution to controversial confederate monuments

There is controversy over confederate statues across the state and nation as many demand they come down. It's enough to make one local veteran upset at the way people have been fighting with one another.
3 months ago
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Duke University officials remove damaged Robert E. Lee statue

The university said it removed the carved limestone likeness before dawn from the entryway to Duke Chapel, where it stood among 10 historical figures.
A Durham County deputy arrests Takiyah Thompson on Aug. 15, 2017. (Photo: WTVD)
3 months ago
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Protester who admitted toppling Confederate statue makes plea to sheriff

Takiyah Thompson, who admitted to ABC11 she helped bring down the Confederate statue in Durham, is expected in court Wednesday morning.
4 months ago
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Race Relations Forum focuses on education

One New Hanover County graduate is spearheading her second forum to shed light on race relations across the Port City. The forum, hosted by Mina Yakubu, quickly shaped its focus on the classroom.
4 months ago
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Hundreds flock to thunder in the theater

Although Thursday has been hot and sunny across Downtown Wilmington, it was quite stormy at Thalian Hall as the theater held its first ever Thunder Roll event.