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Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95

Brent Scowcroft, national security adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush has died at 95.

Founding member of the Pointer Sisters Bonnie Pointer dies at 69

Bonnie Pointer, founding member of the Pointer Sisters, has died. Publicist Roger Neal says Pointer died of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles on Monday. She was 69.

Dayton shooter’s parents apologize for “insensitive” obituary

The parents of the gunman who fatally shot nine people in downtown Dayton earlier this month before police shot him to death apologized Wednesday for an obituary they posted that they admitted was "insensitive." It appeared on the website of the Conner & Koch funeral home in Bellbrook, Ohio, where the family lives.

Steve Matthews, ‘The Walkin’ Man’s Friend’ dies

Carolina Beach Police Chief Chris Spivey confirmed Steven Matthews died last night at a home in Carolina Beach.

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age 88.

Granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy found dead at Kennedy compound

Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the granddaughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, was found dead on Thursday afternoon at the Kennedy Compound, according to a law enforcement source and people close to the family. The Kennedy family confirmed the death in a statement.

Billionaire, former presidential candidate H. Ross Perot dies at 89

H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice ran for president, has died.

Lee Iacocca, engineer of Chrysler’s turnaround, dies at 94

Lee Iacocca, the auto executive and master pitchman who put the Mustang in Ford's lineup in the 1960s and became a corporate folk hero when he resurrected Chrysler 20 years later, has died in Bel Air, California. He was 94.

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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Local experts weigh in ahead of second and final presidential debate

The stage is set for the second and final presidential debate Thursday night.

State urges New Hanover County to further enforce Covid restrictions

Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.