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Body that washed ashore in Outer Banks was likely buried at sea

A medical examiner says the body of a neatly dressed man that washed ashore on the Outer Banks this week was likely buried at sea up to a year ago.

Gov. Cooper to send 200 NC National Guard engineers to Puerto Rico

Gov. Cooper has authorized sending 200 engineers from the N.C. Army National Guard to support recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.

Trump waives cargo restrictions to speed help to Puerto Rico

The Trump administration will waive federal restrictions on foreign ships' transportation of cargo to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

‘Nothing, nothing.’ Aid lags in hurricane-torn Puerto Rico

Relatives helped Maribel Valentin Espino find shelter when Hurricane Maria roared through her community in northern Puerto Rico. Neighbors formed volunteer brigades to cut fallen trees and clear twisty mountain roads after the storm had passed. Now, friends and a local cattle ranch provide the water they need to survive in the tropical heat.

DHS under pressure from Congress to waive Jones Act to speed up aid to Puerto Rico

The Department of Homeland Security is under pressure from members of Congress to waive the Jones Act, a law that dates back to 1920 in order to speed up the shipment of goods and commodities to Puerto Rico.

San Juan Café raising money for Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands

It's been a week of uncertainty for a Wilmington woman who still has not heard from her family members in Puerto Rico.

President Trump says he’ll visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday

President Donald Trump says he'll visit hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico next Tuesday.

Puerto Rico suffering humanitarian crisis after Maria, San Juan mayor says

Nearly a week after Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico, the US commonwealth looks something like this: Most homes are without power and phone service, with little hope of having it restored soon. 

Cape Lookout National Seashore issuing mandatory evacuation ahead of Maria

Cape Lookout National Seashore is now issuing a mandatory evacuation, according to the National Park Service. 

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.