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Firefighters net $42K for MDA during 2019 Fill the Boot campaign

The New Hanover County Fire Rescue was hard at work last year raising money for the MDA community and it has sure paid off.

MDA Muscle Walk of Wilmington raising money and awareness

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is bringing strength to life for kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases.

Wilmington ‘dad bods’ join forces to find a cure for rare disease

"Dad bod." It's a body type that is often overlooked, but there are a few dad bods in our neck of the woods who are gearing up to put themselves to good use.

Terminally ill preschooler proposes to employee at Duke Children’s Hospital

A 6-year-old boy battling a rare disease drew many smiles after he popped the question to an art teacher of his at Duke Children's Hospital.

Local teen gets slam dunk trip to meet the Oklahoma City Thunder

Shab'e Bryant got to spend a full weekend with his favorite NBA team. It was a Make-a-Wish trip two years in the making.

Good time and good cause: MDA Toast of Life Gala

We are just days away from your chance to get dressed up, have a good time and support a good cause. MDA is hosting its 3rd Annual Toast to Life Gala.

Folks spend day ‘behind bars’ in Southport

A number of Southport residents spent the day behind bars, but it was all for a good cause.

Teen who died of muscular dystrophy honored with memorial fund

A Wilmington teen who had muscular dystrophy left behind a legacy of advocacy after he died this past spring.

Firefighters to launch MDA’s Fill the Boot campaign this week

New Hanover County firefighters will soon hit the streets to kick off their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help fight back against muscle disease.

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Sen. Harris, Lara Trump to make campaign visits in NC on Monday

On Monday, Wake County will serve as another stop in the campaign trail for two political figureheads: Democratic vice presidential nominee, Sen. Kamala Harris and the president's daughter-in-law, Lara Trump.

As suicides rise, Army brass reassessing outreach

Within the ranks of the storied 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 10 soldiers have taken their own lives so far this year.

Man finds 9-carat diamond at state park

Kevin Kinard was visiting Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park when he discovered a 9.07 carat diamond.

Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child

The lawyer for the Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back says his client told investigators he thought Blake was trying to abduct one of his own children.