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CDC: ‘Strong recommendation’ but no rule for masks on planes

The CDC is strongly recommending that passengers on planes, trains and buses wear masks, but it's still stopping short of requiring face coverings to prevent spreading COVID-19.

Pandemic air travel milestone; 1 million passengers screened

The number of passengers screened for flights in the U.S. topped one million in a day for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic outbreak last March, but it’s still about 60% fewer air travelers than this time last year.

5 Wilmington roadway projects delayed due to COVID-19

Wilmington-area drivers may have to wait a little longer to see travel times and traffic congestion improve in some areas of New Hanover County. 

Report: Animal-related crashes on the rise in North Carolina

The frequency of animal-vehicle crashes has increased considerably from the year before, according to a report.

Stocks rise as Trump tweets on stimulus keep market spinning

Stocks are recovering Wednesday after President Donald Trump appeared to backtrack on his decision to halt talks on another rescue effort for the economy.

NCDOT becomes first to be cleared to use drones for bridge inspections

Drones are the NC Department of Transportation’s newest tool in maintaining the safety of the state’s bridges and other infrastructure.

NCDOT sending out more than $132 Million in Powell Bill funds

The N.C. Department of Transportation has begun distributing nearly $132.7 million in State Street Aid to Municipalities, also known as Powell Bill funds, to 508 municipalities across the state.

Sampson County bridge closing for emergency repairs

The N.C. Department of Transportation will temporarily close a bridge on a Sampson County highway for emergency repairs.

Improvements, repairs ahead for I-40 in New Hanover, Pender counties

A N.C. Department of Transportation contractor can begin improvements on Interstate 40 in New Hanover and Pender counties this fall.

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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Local experts weigh in ahead of second and final presidential debate

The stage is set for the second and final presidential debate Thursday night.

State urges New Hanover County to further enforce Covid restrictions

Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.