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Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill

President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires.

Celeb chef José Andrés calls fired cafeteria worker a ‘hero’

The plight of a fired school cafeteria worker in New Hampshire has caught the attention of award-winning chef José Andrés.

Watchdog: FEMA wrongly released personal data of victims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires.

Chef who fed hurricane victims in Wilmington up for Nobel Prize

A chef who came to Wilmington after Florence to feed hurricane victims has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Hurricane’s death toll in Puerto Rico put at nearly 3,000

Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 people in Puerto Rico in the desperate, sweltering months after the storm with the elderly and impoverished most affected, according to an independent study ordered by the U.S. territory.

Puerto Rico, USVI expect heavy rain from Beryl remnants

Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands braced for heavy rains and strong winds Monday as remnants of the new season's first hurricane provided an initial test of how far they've recovered from last year's devastating storms.

2018 WWAY StormTrack3 Hurricane Special

The WWAY StormTrack3 Weather Team gets you ready for another storm season with expert advice and a look back at what happened last year, including the lingering impacts.

STUDY: Maria likely led to deaths of more than 4,600 people in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria, which pummeled Puerto Rico in September 2017, is likely responsible for the deaths of more than 4,600 people -- some 70 times higher than official estimates, U.S. researchers said Tuesday.

Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the U.S. territory struggles with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria.

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NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington. 

WWAY 5th Quarter September 24, 2021

Week 6 is done. See the video for the complete episode of The 5th Quarter.

Wilmington recycling company ‘Turtletrash’ turns your trash into treasures

A new coastal-conscience waste and recycling company is working to keep plastics local and out of the ocean.