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Judy Shaw of Wilmington and her husband pose with their jackpot check on Jan. 23, 2018. (Photo: NC Education Lottery)

Wilmington woman to husband: ‘Wake up! I think we just won the lottery’

If you're going to get woken up early, why not do it by finding out you've won more than $150,000?
Battleship North Carolina (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)

Battleship named second best attraction in NC

The Battleship North Carolina was one of the most decorated ships of World War II. And in its decades of retirement, it continues to rack up the honors.

Kelly Williamson resigns as West Brunswick Head Coach

After three years as the head coach for the West Brunswick Trojans football team, Coach Kelly Williamson tells us today he has resigned.

South Carolina may owe double in Christmas lottery glitch

South Carolina lottery officials say they may have to pay out nearly twice in prizes as much as they expected because of a Christmas Day glitch.
A school bus takes students away from Marshall County High School in Kentucky after a shooting killed one student and hurt nine others on Jan. 23, 2018. (Photo: WTVF)video

2 dead, 19 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

A 15-year-old male student opened fire with a handgun inside a rural Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, killing two classmates and injuring 19, including 14 with gunshot wounds.

Trump’s move may nudge holdout GOP states, including NC, to expand Medicaid

In an ironic twist, the Trump administration's embrace of work requirements for low-income people on Medicaid is prompting lawmakers in some conservative states to resurrect plans to expand health care for the poor.

Whiteville to begin reviewing bids for new city hall

The Whiteville City Council will have a few important topics to discuss at their meeting tonight.
New Hanover County Board of Education approves option to proceed with proposed high school redistricting plan (Photo: New Hanover County Schools)

New Hanover County School Board talks high school redistricting tonight

The New Hanover County School Board will hold a work session this evening to discuss redistricting its high schools.

Union Elementary teacher Tara Cumbee named VFW NC Teacher of the Year

Union Elementary School teacher Tara Cumbee is the VFW NC Teacher of the Year in the Elementary School category.  She is the second Brunswick county teacher to be named this year.
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Sessions interviewed by Mueller team in Russia investigation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been interviewed in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
Best Western in Boone, where three people died from carbon monoxide poisoning in 2013. (Photo: WSOC)

Family of boy killed by carbon monoxide settles suits

Attorneys say the family of a boy who died from carbon monoxide poisoning at a North Carolina Best Western hotel in 2013 has agreed to settle wrongful death and injury lawsuits.
Rendering of the design NCDOT has chosen to elevate MLK Parkway/Eastwood Road over Market Street in Wilmington. (Photo: NCDOT/StarNews)

Overpass coming to MLK-Market intersection

Work on a long-planned major overhaul to one of the city’s most congested intersections could start this year.
Surveillance images of a larceny suspect at the Leland Walmart on Jan. 13, 2018. (Photos: Leland Police Department)

Leland Police ask for help identifying Walmart theft suspect

Leland Police are looking for help identifying a man they say stole from Walmart earlier this month.

90th annual Oscar nominations are announced

'The Shape of Water' leads Oscar nominees with 13 nods.

Alaska hit by 7.9 earthquake; tsunami warning canceled

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state's coast and sending some residents fleeing to higher ground.

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