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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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Wilmington Police searching for missing teen

The Wilmington Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a missing teen who was last seen getting into an Uber.

‘Moulin Rouge!’ leads Tonys; ‘The Inheritance’ is best play

“Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive 2001 movie, took an insurmountable lead at the Tony Awards, earning nine trophies with the best new musical still up in the air. “The Inheritance” by Matthew Lopez was named the best new play.

Americans win Ryder Cup in a rout, send Europe a message

Steve Stricker hoisted the Ryder Cup, gold and glorious, for all to see. Then, he quickly huddled his young American team together to make sure all 12 players had their hands on it.

US has enough COVID-19 vaccines for boosters, kids’ shots

With more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines available, U.S. health authorities said they're confident there will be enough for both qualified older Americans seeking booster shots and the young children for whom initial vaccines are expected to be approved in the not-too-distant future.