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Bill to reopen government passes through House, heads to the President

The House approved the bill, 266-150, hours after the Senate backed it, 81-18. President Donald Trump is expected to quickly sign the measure to fund government operations through Feb. 8.

Top gymnastics board members resign in wake of abuse case

The chairman, vice chairman and treasurer of USA Gymnastics have resigned.
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CFPUA addresses water overage concerns with new meters

CFPUA addressed some customer concerns about high water bills at Monday's New Hanover County Commission meeting.
Gov. Roy Cooper talks about his opposition to offshore drilling during a visit to Wrightsville Beach on Jan. 22, 2018. (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY)video

Gov. Cooper discusses opposition to offshore drilling during visit to Wrightsville Beach

Gov. Cooper came to Wrightsville Beach today to discuss his opposition to the Trump administration's plan to allow drilling off the Atlantic coast.

NC State announces games against BYU, USF, Louisiana Tech

North Carolina State has added future football series with BYU, South Florida and Louisiana Tech.
Danica Patrick stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 7, 2015. (Photo: Alex Trautwig / NASCAR)

Danica Patrick to drive Daytona 500 for Premium Motorsports

Danica Patrick has found a ride for the Daytona 500 that helps complete the closing of her racing career in appropriate fashion.

Panthers name Washington new defensive coordinator

The Carolina Panthers wasted little time naming a new defensive coordinator after Steve Wilks left to become head coach of the Arizona Cardinals.

Brunswick County man charged with animal cruelty after dog beaten to death

The veterinarian who performed a necropsy on a dog named Axel said he'd never, in the history of his practice, seen an animal with injuries this severe, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office.
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Commissioners take first step toward buying part of Echo Farms

New Hanover County wants to buy 18 acres of land in Echo Farms to preserve open space and bring new recreational facilities to the area.

Sweet Potato Convention to generate $1.6M in the Port City

The 56th National Sweet Potato Convention kicked off in the Port City Sunday. It is the first big event at the Wilmington Convention Center since a hotel opened next door.
Investigators at the scene of a school shooting in Italy, TX, on Jan. 22, 2018. (Photo: KDFW)

15-year-old girl shot at Texas school; 16-year-old boy arrested

Sheriff's officials say there's been a shooting at a high school in a small town south of Dallas and a suspect is in custody.
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Family concerned about missing woman’s mental well-being

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding a missing Riegelwood woma, whose family is concerned about her mental well-being.
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Senate advances bill to reopen government

The Senate has advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation.

BBB warns against Wilmington BBQ Pits & Smokers business

The Better Business Bureau is raising a red flag about an online retailer based out of Wilmington.

MacKenzie Gore cracks top 30 on Baseball America Top 100 MLB Prospects

Baseball America’s Top 100 MLB Prospects is the natural demarcation between one season to another. Whiteville High School product MacKenzie Gore came in at #26 on the list as he heads into his second season with the San Diego Padres franchise.

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