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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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Dueling protests in Raleigh shut down streets by executive mansion

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Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $7.4 billion in 2019. Meanwhile, in-person traffic at U.S. retail stores dropped 52%, according to Sensormatic.

1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at SC nightclub

Authorities responded to 7th Lounge just before 1 a.m. Officials say they found several victims.

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

Jennings begins taping next week and his first episodes will air on the week of Jan. 11.