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Senate presses ahead on $36.5B disaster relief package

The Senate is pushing ahead Monday on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash.

5 living ex-presidents attend Texas hurricane relief concert

All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for relief efforts from hurricane devastation in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

More NC National Guard teams heading to aid in Puerto Rico recovery

More North Carolina National Guard men and women are heading to Puerto Rico to assist with recovery and relief efforts after Hurricane Maria.

Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returns to Cape Fear after 65-day patrol

The crew's primary missions during the patrol included search and rescue, and alien migrant interdiction and counter drug operations.

Lazy Pirate Restaurant teams up with non profit to raise funds for Puerto Rico storm victims

Each Wednesday, the bar and restaurant hosts a 501 (c) 3 non profit to help benefit.

Wilmington restaurant continues to raise money for hurricane victims

A few weeks ago we did a story on a Wilmington restaurant helping out the hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

Only 16% of Puerto Rico has power 3 weeks after Hurricane Maria

Three weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall, only 16 percent of Puerto Rico's residents have electricity, the Department of Defense said on Wednesday.

Wilmington woman seeking donations for Maria victims in Puerto Rico

She has sent some supplies to them, but is now asking the community to help. You can donate nonperishable foods, water, over the counter medicine, and more to the victims.

US hiring fell 33,000 in September, depressed by hurricanes

The U.S. shed 33,000 jobs in September because of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which closed thousands of businesses in Texas and Florida.

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Raul Castro resigns as Communist chief, ending era in Cuba

Castro made the announcement Friday in a speech at the opening of the Eighth congress of the ruling party, the only one allowed on the island.

Rabid bobcat attack in Burgaw

WWAY will have much more on this story in an exclusive interview later tonight.