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After unrelenting summer, Biden looks to get agenda on track

The collapse of the Afghan government, a surge of COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant, devastating weather events, a disappointing jobs report. What next?

Pentagon: US troops must get their COVID-19 vaccines ASAP

Military troops must immediately begin to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said in a memo Wednesday, ordering service leaders to “impose ambitious timelines for implementation.”

Man surrenders after claiming to have bomb near US Capitol

A North Carolina man who claimed to have a bomb in a pickup truck near the U.S. Capitol surrendered to law enforcement after an hourslong standoff Thursday that prompted a massive police response and the evacuations of government buildings in the area.

No. 2 US diplomat Sherman to visit China as tensions soar

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will travel to China on a visit that comes as tensions between Washington and Beijing soar.

Biden celebrates progress on pandemic during July Fourth bash

President Joe Biden celebrated the second July Fourth holiday of the coronavirus pandemic by declaring that “America is coming back together.”

US pipeline company halts operations after cyberattack

A U.S. energy company says a cyberattack forced it to temporarily halt all operations on a major pipeline that delivers roughly 45% of all fuel consumed on the East Coast.

More treacherous phase ahead for Biden after his 1st 100 days

Biden just passed his 100-day mark in office.

Major winter storm moves from Midwest to East Coast to start week

Over 100 million Americans were under winter weather alerts Sunday from Minnesota to Maine as a major winter storm continues to track eastward.

Local Democrat and Republican react to DC chaos

Those on both sides of the political aisle in New Hanover County are reacting to the chaos that unfolded in Washington, DC on Wednesday.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.