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George Floyd memorial statue in New York City defaced again

A statue honoring George Floyd in New York City’s Union Square Park was vandalized on Sunday, police said.

New York City to conduct weekly COVID-19 tests in schools

New York City will begin conducting weekly, random COVID-19 tests of unvaccinated students in the nation’s largest school district in an attempt to more quickly spot outbreaks in classrooms.

‘We found no survivors there’ — Leland man recalls first-hand account as NYC firefighter on 9/11

"It almost feels like it was just a few days ago. And sometimes it feels like it never happened," former NYC firefighter Richard Hogan said. 

Actor Michael K. Williams, Omar on ‘The Wire,’ dead at 54

Actor Michael K. Williams, who as the rogue robber of drug dealers Omar Little on “The Wire” created one of the most beloved and enduring characters in a prime era of television, died Monday.

Biden to survey NY and NJ storm damage after deadly flooding

President Joe Biden will survey damage in parts of the northeast that suffered catastrophic flash flooding from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, and use the muddy backdrop to call for federal spending to fortify infrastructure so it can better withstand such powerful storms.

Ida remnants pound Northeast with rain, flooding, tornadoes

The remnants of Hurricane Ida blew through the mid-Atlantic states with at least two tornadoes, heavy winds and drenching rains.

NYC mandates vaccinations for public school teachers, staff

All New York City public school teachers and other staffers will have to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, officials said Monday as the nation's largest school system prepared for classes to start next month.

Superstar bash in Central Park expected to draw thousands

Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Jennifer Hudson, Carlos Santana, LL Cool J and Andrea Bocelli are among the performers at what is being billed as the “Homecoming Concert."

NYC honors essential workers at parade up Canyon of Heroes

The people who helped get New York City through the pandemic were honored at a parade.

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Hundreds gather in downtown Wilmington to watch Ironman 70.3 triathletes cross the finish line

The 2021 Ironman 70.3 Triathlon brought hundreds of spectators to Downtown Wilmington today,  to watch more than 2,500 athletes cross the finish line.

Premiere screening held for local independent film “A. Phoenix” at Thalian Hall

Today the world premiere screening of local feature film "A. Phoenix" was held at Thalian Hall. Local screenwriter Don Fried, independent Filmmaker Branham Dyer, along with Cape Fear Film & Video presented the premiere screening.

Wilmington tree giveaway adds 1,000 trees to the area

Continuing its efforts to keep Wilmington's tree canopy thriving after loss due to storms and age, the Alliance for Cape Fear trees held another tree giveaway today. 

‘Art-oberfest 2021’ showcases the works of nearly 40 local artists

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday to participate in the third annual neighborhood art crawl along Wrightsville Avenue and Pender Avenue in Wilmington.