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  1. Coast Guard rescues 5 off sailboat 200 miles off Cape Hatteras FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Coast Guard rescues 5 off sailboat 200 miles off Cape Hatteras F - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC The Coast Guard rescued five people Friday from a sailboat after the sailboat's mast broke about 200 miles off the coast of North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification at 1:50 P.M. that the 55-foot catamaran Rain Maker, homeported in Manhattan, New York, broke a mast in 40 mph winds and 13 foot seas roughly 200 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras.

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  2. Yard sales for Saturday Jan. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Wilmington. They are clearing to the rafters so there should be lots to choose from.

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  3. JA Announces CASE Award WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Diamonds.net

    ... necklace with channel set round brilliant diamonds (0.55 total carat weight) Susan Drake Spectrum Fine Jewelry Wilmington, North Carolina First Place Platinum and 18-karat rose gold ring featuring 48 diamonds and fancy brown diamonds (0.87 total ...

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  4. The Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival takes overRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... year in a row. The owners said they make it a weekend of work and fun. It's a win win for the business and for Wilmington. "We actually make this a girl's weekend for us," said Brenda Doub, the owner. "What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day ...

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  5. Pantano helps put state Veterans Affairs division on road to reformRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... by 38 percent, creating offices in VA hospitals and on military bases. An NCDVA office was opened in the Wilmington VA Health Care Center near the airport. Ken Goben said he has seen an uptick in the number of veterans seeking assistance since ...

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  6. Deputy VA Secretary speaks to Wilmington Healthcare workersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson took a visit to Wilmington Friday to educate healthcare workers and UNCW students about the transformation the VA is undergoing to improve care. The VA hospital in Fayetteville was at the center of several complaints by VA patients of long wait times last year, but Gibson said they're moving forward.

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  7. Wilmington sign shop creates graphics, displays for 2015 Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    If you're tuning in to watch the Super Bowl this Sunday night, you may want to keep your eyes peeled for a piece of Wilmington in the University of Phoenix Stadium. You may see their signs around town, but now Southern Sign Company's work will be on display for the entire world to see during the 2015 Super Bowl.

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  8. NHC officials can't say who pushed to exempt commissioners from spending limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... diem rate set by the US General Services Administration. That rate varies depending on the destination, but in Wilmington, the allowable rate for meals and incidental expenses is $56 per day. That breaks down to $9 for breakfast, $13 for lunch, $29 ...

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  9. Accused heroin trafficker pleads guilty, sentenced to 6-8 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A Wilmington man will spend between six and nine years in prison after pleading guilty to heroin charges in a New Hanover County court on Friday. He is the second half of a duo busted for trafficking heroin back in 2013.

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  10. RAW: Sheriff gives Friday morning update on escaped inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... involving an inmate escaping from the detention center with the help of his brother. 322 Shipyard Boulevard Wilmington, NC 28412 Main Phone Number: (910) 791-8070 Newsroom: (910) 791-6681 For News related items E-mail: newsroom@wect.com For non-news ...

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  11. North Carolina Azalea Festival announces Nelly as concert headlinerRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Lumina News

    ... since 2000, including his latest, entitled "M.O.," released in 2013. This is Nelly's first live performance in Wilmington. The Azalea Festival concert takes place at 7 p.m., Friday, April 10, at the Miller Lite Main Stage at Cape Fear Community ...

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  12. McIntyre no longer candidate of chancellor at UNC-WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    Lumberton native Mike McIntyre, who recently ended an 18-year run in the U.S. House of Representatives, is no longer being considered for the position of chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Television station WECT reported that a search committee set up to find a replacement for former Chancellor Gary Miller eliminated McIntyre from the running during a meeting on Tuesday.

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  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... diem rate set by the US General Services Administration. That rate varies depending on the destination, but in Wilmington, the allowable rate for meals and incidental expenses is $56 per day. That breaks down to $9 for breakfast, $13 for lunch, $29 ...

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  14. Suge Knight runs over, kills man following argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... site section is provided on an "as is" basis without any representations or warranties. 322 Shipyard Boulevard Wilmington, NC 28412 Main Phone Number: (910) 791-8070 Newsroom: (910) 791-6681 For News related items E-mail: newsroom@wect.com For ...

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  15. SLIDESHOW: Dearly BelovedRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... resolution? Check out these people acting out how they plan to better themselves in 2015. 322 Shipyard Boulevard Wilmington, NC 28412 Main Phone Number: (910) 791-8070 Newsroom: (910) 791-6681 For News related items E-mail: newsroom@wect.com For ...

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  16. BOOK / MAGAZINE: The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan Author SpeaksRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... I met her when she was a student of mine at Shaw University CAPE (Center For Alternate Programs In Education), in Wilmington, North Carolina, where I was also an evening jazz host at the local public radio station, WHQR-FM. When she told me she was ...

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  17. Ruppart, Bowersox win swim titles in MEC championship meetRead the original story

    Thursday | Brunswick Beacon

    West Brunswick junior Dustin Ruppart and South Brunswick sophomore Tyler Bowersox won events in the Mideastern Conference swimming championship meet Jan. 29 in Wilmington. He won the 200 freestyle , finishing ahead of New Hanover senior Nolan Jewell by 1.44 seconds Ruppart won the 500 freestyle in 5:17.31.

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  18. Ducking Death Row: Wilmington man asking for retrial in murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Central Prison in Raleigh has been the home of former Wilmington resident Shan Carter for the past 15 years. He is one of 150 people currently living on North Carolina's death row.

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  19. Derek Brunson ready for battle with Ed HermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    It's not been a typical training camp for mixed martial artist Derek Brunson as he gets ready for Saturday's fight against Ed Herman. The Wilmington native has dealt with some adversity.

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  20. CFCC interim president officially appointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... an instructor. Before coming to CFCC, Dr. Lee taught courses at Nash Community College, Texas A&M University, UNC-Wilmington, and Baylor University. In addition to her experience in higher education, Dr. Lee has worked in private industry as a ...

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