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Hundreds take an icy swim to benefit Special Olympics

A chilly start to the weekend didn't stop hundreds of people from diving into the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday.

Special Olympics game attracts several child athletes

Some tiny tots make it a big day for the Special Olympics in the Cape Fear today.

Special Olympics gives athletes chance to showcase skills

Bob Macaluso, a volunteer with the Nights of Columbus reminds us that these athletes are no different from you and me.

Trump says Special Olmypics will be funded after fallout with DeVos

President Donald Trump on Thursday said the administration will fund Special Olympics following a whirlwind of criticism this week over the White House's budget proposal that had eliminated federal funding for the program.

Special Olympics hosts basketball skills day at UNCW

The New Hanover County Special Olympics held their basketball skills day on Wednesday at Trask Coliseum.

DeVos defends plan to eliminate Special Olympics funding

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday defended a proposal to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, pushing back against a storm of criticism from athletes, celebrities and politicians who rallied to support the organization.

Special Olympics of New Hanover County plunges into Kure Beach to raise money

Special Olympics of New Hanover County plunges into Kure Beach to raise money

Sheriff McMahon awarded Sheriff of the Year

The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics North Carolina has awarded New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon the Sheriff of the Year award.

Cops raise money for Special Olympics at Krispy Kreme

New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is back at the Krispy Kreme in Wilmington for their annual "Cops on Top" fundraiser.

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