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Twitter bans all political advertisements

Twitter is banning all political advertising from its service, saying social media companies give advertisers an unfair advantage in proliferating highly targeted, misleading messages.

Panera Bread worker says mac-and-cheese video got her fired

A former Panera Bread employee apparently paid a stiff price for appearing in a video showing the chain's popular macaroni and cheese is pre-packaged and frozen. 

NHSO: Teen arrested for threatening to shoot up movie theater

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a teen after he allegedly threatened to shoot up a movie theater in Wilmington.

Authorities investigating after toddler allegedly given alcohol in Snapchat video

Authorities in Oklahoma are investigating after a Snapchat video appeared to show a woman giving alcohol to a child.

Teacher reads bedtime stories to students over Facebook live

For a lot of parents, screen time can become a battle of wills. But for 1st grade teacher Melissa Spence, it gave her an idea to build a love of reading in her students.  

911 dispatchers under fire after parody sign-language video goes viral

Two 911 dispatchers are in hot water after a parody video of a news conference about Hurricane Dorian went viral.

Trump shows love-hate for social media as he leads ‘summit’

President Donald Trump, who has weaponized social media to eviscerate opponents and promote himself, was convening a White House conference Thursday of like-minded critics of Big Tech, notably excluding representatives from the very platforms he exploits.

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account

A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can't ban critics from his Twitter account.

Farrakhan refers to ‘Satanic Jews’ in Chicago church speech

Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan referenced "Satanic Jews" in a speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia after Facebook banned him from the social media platform.

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Pet Pals: 6-month-old Pitbull is looking for his forever home

This week’s Pet Pal is a 6-month-old Pitbull named Prince and is in need of a forever home after being found as a stray.

Dog who completed bucket list in New Hanover County dies of canine lymphoma

In August, we reported the story of Petey, a three-year-old dog suffering from canine lymphoma.

Wilmington film industry booming, but lacking in extras

The film industry is breaking records in 2021, both in North Carolina as a whole and in Wilmington specifically. However, the industry is currently struggling in one area.

Laney stays unbeaten against Ashley

Laney moves to 5-0 and 1-0 in MEC play. Ashley is now 1-2 after winning last game before having a week off for COVID protocols.