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Worker killed falling into vat of oil near Disney World

Authorities say a worker has died after falling into a vat of oil at a facility near Walt Disney World.

Get ready for the most expensive driving season in years

Crude oil prices are at the highest level in more than three years and expected to climb higher, pushing up gasoline prices along the way.

Topsail Beach commissioners oppose offshore oil drilling

A second beach town in Pender County votes to show their opposition to offshore drilling off their coastal waters.

NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change

New York City sued five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming, on the same day officials announced they will sell off billions in fossil fuel investments from the city's pension funds.

Trump admin proposes seismic surveys for Atlantic drilling

The Trump administration is seeking public comment on a plan to use seismic air guns to find oil and gas formations deep underneath the Atlantic Ocean floor.

US says 872 ‘hardship’ case refugees to come in

A senior U.S. official says 872 refugees will be allowed into the United States this week despite the Trump administration executive order suspending the U.S. refugees program.

Obama admin blocks seismic surveys in Atlantic Ocean

The Obama administration is denying permits for energy companies to conduct seismic surveys in the Atlantic Ocean to map potential drilling sites for oil and natural gas.

OPEC agrees to cut output to push up oil price

OPEC has agreed to cut 1.2 million barrels a day from its present output - the first cutback in eight years -after its 14 members put aside differences to agree on individual production levels.

Oil prices hit by downward revision to global oil demand

Oil prices took a pounding Tuesday after a leading industry group said global oil demand growth is slowing by more than previously thought, largely because of a more pronounced economic slowdown during the third quarter of the year.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.