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Senate votes to override President Obama’s veto of 9/11 bill

The Senate has rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the attackers.

President Obama vetoes 9/11 bill, possible override by Congress looms

President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia.

Death toll in Saudi hajj tragedy reaches 719

The latest developments from a crush of Muslim pilgrims on the third day of the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia that killed hundreds of people.

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Hundreds gather in downtown Wilmington to watch Ironman 70.3 triathletes cross the finish line

The 2021 Ironman 70.3 Triathlon brought hundreds of spectators to Downtown Wilmington today,  to watch more than 2,500 athletes cross the finish line.

Premiere screening held for local independent film “A. Phoenix” at Thalian Hall

Today the world premiere screening of local feature film "A. Phoenix" was held at Thalian Hall. Local screenwriter Don Fried, independent Filmmaker Branham Dyer, along with Cape Fear Film & Video presented the premiere screening.

Wilmington tree giveaway adds 1,000 trees to the area

Continuing its efforts to keep Wilmington's tree canopy thriving after loss due to storms and age, the Alliance for Cape Fear trees held another tree giveaway today. 

‘Art-oberfest 2021’ showcases the works of nearly 40 local artists

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday to participate in the third annual neighborhood art crawl along Wrightsville Avenue and Pender Avenue in Wilmington.