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Wildfires blasting through West draw states to lend support

Authorities say progress is being made on the nation’s largest blaze.

Oregon wildfire forms ‘fire clouds’ that pose danger below

These clouds are especially dangerous because they can collapse and cause hot winds and embers to fall on firefighters working below.

VCU becomes first team pulled from NCAA Tournament because of COVID-19 protocols

The school says it had “multiple” positive tests within the past two days.

Columbus County forester battling wildfires in Oregon

Wildfires are continuing to rage in several states out West and a number of North Carolina Forest Service firefighters are on the front lines battling the blazes.

Smoke chokes West Coast as death toll continues to climb

The death toll from fires in California, Oregon and Washington state stands at 27 and is expected to rise.

Biden says Trump ‘recklessly encouraging violence’ after deadly shooting in Portland

A day after a deadly shooting in downtown Portland, Joe Biden is accusing President Donald Trump of "fanning the flames of hate and division in our society" as other Democratic leaders condemn the violence.

Police in Portland, Oregon arrest 4 as protests continue

Authorities said some of the protesters carried heavy wooden shields and wore gas masks and other protective gear.

Residents in one Oregon town call 911 because they’ve run out of toilet paper

As toilet paper shelves across the nation sit empty, some people consider that an emergency situation. An emergency that's worth a call to 911 when they've run out of toilet paper, at least, that's what's happening in one Oregon town.

Surveillance video captures the dramatic moment a high school coach disarmed a student with a gun

Earlier this year, a high school coach in Oregon was celebrated as a hero for stopping an armed student before he could hurt anyone. Now, new surveillance footage reveals the coach brought the student into an embrace after disarming him. 

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Many people gather in downtown Wilmington for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

Today you may have seen a sea of green in downtown, where many people gathered for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival to celebrate "Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day".

The first coding center for kids in Wilmington holds an open house

 The first coding center for kids in the area has officially opened up shop, and today it welcomed parents and kids to check out a fun way to learn about coding.

‘Love Me, Don’t Hurt Me’ event held to tackle issue of children’s safety in schools

Keeping children safe at school is a growing concern around the country and the Cape Fear. An event was held Saturday at the Derick Davis Center at Maides Park to take on the issue, with the theme being 'Love Me, Don't Hurt Me'.

Hundreds turn out for the annual Dragon Boat Regatta in Carolina Beach

Dozens of people competed for the top trophy and bragging rights in the annual Dragon Boat Regatta race Saturday afternoon.