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Political leaders react to Wright’s resignation

The Thomas Wright probe began last December, when political consultant Joe Sinsheimer filed a formal complaint against the Wilmington Democrat. Sinsheimer accused the State Representative of filing misleading campaign finance reports. The State Board of Elections then began to look into the matter.

Sen. Dole visits Wrightsville Beach

Sen. Elizabeth Dole was in Wrightsville Beach Friday night raising cash for the GOP. Sen. Dole didn't speak at the podium; she walked among the crowd, talking about her "Dole plan" as she campaigns for 2008.

No. 8 North Carolina 73, Florida St. 58

Wayne Ellington scored 18 points and Ty Lawson had 14 to lead eighth-ranked North Carolina to a 73-58 victory over Florida State in the ACC quarterfinals.

Businesses, schools closed after water main breaks

Dozens of businesses closed, classes in four schools canceled and hundreds of residents without water. That was the scene in Pender County Thursday after a water main break in Rocky Point.

Homeless vets looking for shelter

A veteran of the Vietnam War found himself homeless a few years ago. He now lives in Southport. But out of his experience, he started a non-profit organization aimed at helping homeless vets find a place to live.

Boseman bill could speed up sewer repairs

It's a potentially controversial idea to speed up Wilmington's sewer repairs. State and local lawmakers are working together to expedite repairs to Wilmington's troubled sewer system. The latest development: Sen. Julia Boseman has introduced a bill that would give the city the power of eminent domain.

FDA suggests stockpiling avian flu vaccine

There have been 160 cases of bird flu worldwide and experts on the avian flu say it's not a question of if there will be a pandemic, but when. Wednesday the US Food and Drug administration panel recommended stockpiling the bird flu vaccine.

Edwards needles Clinton about Iraq vote at Nevada forum

Former Senator John Edwards is taking jabs at Senator Hillary Clinton for her refusal to disavow a 2002 vote on the Iraq war.

Lowe trying to keep thin Wolfpack fresh down the stretch

RALEIGH (AP) -- North Carolina State found ways to overcome an extremely short bench in its recent wins against Virginia Tech and North Carolina.

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Downtown restaurants to bring in outdoor heaters as weather cools down

The chill was in the air at Downtown Alive in Wilmington Friday night, but that didn't stop people from coming out. City Council is voting Wednesday on whether to extend the event until the end of November.

Three Bladen County schools to reopen after closure

Bladen County Schools is happy to announce that Bladenboro Middle, Dublin Primary, and East Arcadia Elementary will reopen and welcome students back into their classrooms on Monday, November 2.

Locals get ready for Halloween 2020

It's the spookiest night of the year. Well, almost--and this year will look a little different.

CDC is lifting cruise ban in US waters

If you're one of those people who have been eagerly awaiting the chance to take a cruise out of US ports, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention released a bit of good news for you on Friday.