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FIRST ON 3: Crews can’t find source oil leak on Wilmington riverfront

Crews investigated an oil leak this morning along the Wilmington riverfront. The Coast Guard and Wilmington Fire Department were called out around 8 a.m. after someone walking along the Riverwalk spotted the oil in the Cape Fear River.

NC Marines use booms, vacuums to clean fuel spill

Officials at North Carolina's Marine Corps Air Station New River are using oil-absorbing booms and vacuum trucks to suck up fuel from a pipeline leak.

While you pay $3.80 for gas, Exxon earns nearly $11 billion in first quarter

Exxon says it earned nearly $11 billion in the first quarter, a performance that will likely land it in the center of the national debate over high gasoline prices.

NC gas prices up 13 cents last week; Oil tops $106 a barrel

Including the change in gas prices in North Carolina during the past week, prices yesterday were 77.7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 42.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 36.0 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 73.6 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

Debate on offshore drilling continues

videoWith the price of gas at an all time high, people are looking to Washington for a solution. In the U.S. alone, we consume nearly 21 million barrels of oil in a given day. To help alleviate the problem, President Bush has proposed lifting the offshore drilling ban for oil and natural gas.

Myrick urges drilling for oil off North Carolina coast

CHARLOTTE -- U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick wants to drill for oil off the North Carolina coast and she thinks $4.00 per gallon gasoline might...

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Carolina Beach boardwalk amusement rides have officially opened to the public

The amusement rides on the Carolina Beach boardwalk are officially up and running for the summer season.

Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.