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  1. Fight the bite: Ways to keep mosquitoes away from your kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    "It is quite rare but we have seen things like eastern equine encephalitis in this area so mosquito bites are usually harmless, no big deal, but rarely they can be dangerous," said Dr. David Hill, a pediatrician at Kidzcare Pediatrics in Wilmington. Hill says using traditional bug sprays containing DEET is not harmful to children, especially at concentrations of less than 30 percent.

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  2. Jeremy Jones hopes other Marines will choose to commission at UNCW.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Jeremy Jones was able to blend two pivotal factors in his growth when the time came for his Marine Corps commission ceremony. An oceanography major, Jones used the Platoon Leadership Course program to complete training while he was in school, which allowed him to commission immediately after graduation.

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    As you walk inside the Family Dollar store at the 17 North Shopping Center on Market Street in Wilmington, you are immediately met with hot, sticky air. "It's hot, like real hot in there," shopper Ronnie Fennell said.

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  4. Wilmington police continue search for second suspect in weekend manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Wilmington Police Department on Monday is continuing its efforts to locate the second suspect wanted in connection to a police chase that led to a manhunt in the Forest Hills area Saturday night. Authorities say K-9 units helped police locate Old, and officers arrested him about an hour later within the police perimeter.

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  5. Wilmington officials discuss unknown topics behind closed doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    It took us more than six months to get them, but the City of Wilmington recently released the city council's closed session minutes from 2017. The original minutes we were given are brief and provide few details about what was discussed by public officials behind closed doors.

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  6. Wilmington filmmakers highlight WB Ocean Rescue in documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue has been pretty busy lately with the increased risk of rip currents and rescues and now the squad is giving people a behind the scenes look into the training. Director Charlie Ball used to be a lifeguard, and said he thinks the film is a win for everyone involved.

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  7. Nurses sew surgical caps for pediatric patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    They call it sewing Sundays. A group of New Hanover Regional Medical Center Nurses sew caps with fun patterns for kids to wear during surgery at the hospital.

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  8. one shooting suspect in custody, one at large in Forest Hills Dr. shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A spokeswoman with the Wilmington Police Department reports one suspect is in custody, one still at large in relation to a shooting in the Forest Hills Dr. area in Wilmington. Around 7 p.m. police received information that a man wanted for a shooting incident from last week was staying at the Travelodge on Market Street.

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  9. Thalian Hall is the only theater in the U.S. with this sound effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    On Saturday, hundreds of people enjoyed a dramatic performance of the thunder roll sound effect at Thalian Hall in Downtown Wilmington. Thalian Hall is the only theater in the United States that still has a fully-operational thunder roll sound effect.

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  10. TRU Colors Brewing workers tour new facility for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    We've been following the plans for the business since last year, when we first reported on the company that hired rival gang members. The employees held a team meeting in their new space on Old Diary Road in Dutch Square for the first time Friday night.

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  11. Validated gang member pleads guilty to drug, weapon chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A validated gang member from Wilmington was sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to drug and weapon charges. Diquelle Sweet, 22, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute a quantity of heroin, five counts of distribution of a quantity of heroin, and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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  12. 'Madagascar Jr.: A Musical Adventure' opens at Scottish Rite TempleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    An adaptation of the popular Broadway musical, Madagascar , opens Friday at the Scottish Rite Temple on South 17th St. in Wilmington starring local actors. The play's first performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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  13. Families avoid emergency room trips thanks to no-appointment doctor visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Asjah Simpson is a busy mom of a six-week-old baby boy, so the faster she can get healthcare, the better. Instead of scheduling an appointment and waiting, Simpson was able to see a doctor that same day, thanks to walk-in hours at Coastal Family Medicine in Wilmington.

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  14. Wilmington police identify victim in Thursday afternoon shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to a spokeswoman with the WPD, officers responded to the 2200 block of Klein Road near North 23rd Street around 1:30 p.m. after receiving a 911 call about a gunshot victim. He was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

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  15. Carolina Beach police respond to report of robbery at Hardee'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Carolina Beach police respond to report of robbery at Hardee's - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC The Carolina Beach Police Department responded to a report of a possible robbery at a fast food restaurant Thursday night. The Carolina Beach Police Department responded to a report of a possible robbery at a fast food restaurant Thursday night.

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  16. The Wahine classic takes place August 11-12 at Wrightsville BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Since 1997, the Wahine Classic has played host to some of the best amateur and professional surfing talent in the country. In 2018, it's no different.

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  17. Hal Kitchin, second from left, was given the Karl Davis Award on Thursday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    An award named for a former WECT general manager was presented to the Leadership Wilmington Alumnus of the Year on Thursday. Hal Kitchin, a member of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, was given the Karl Davis Award.

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  18. Wilmington Post 10 eliminated from American Legion regionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Parkersburg, W.Va., scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning of a 3-2 victory over Wilmington Post 10 Thursday, eliminating Wilmington from the American Legion Baseball Southeast Regional in Asheboro. Max Hildreth led Wilmington's offense, going 2-for-4 with a run scored.

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  19. Terrance Douglas, left, Taylor Brigman, middle, and Stephanie PorterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Scott Hettinger with the Carolina Beach Police Department said in a news release that Terrance Sharod Douglas, 29, of Ivanhoe, Taylor Tray Brigman, 22, of Wilmington, and Stephanie Ann Porter, 42, of Wilmington, were in a vehicle that had more than an ounce of cocaine packaged for sale as well as heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

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  20. Businesses team up to lend a WARM hand to homeowners in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Residents on Montgomery Avenue in Wilmington may have spotted a big shark carrying an even bigger check on Thursday. He was headed to the latest renovation site hosted by Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry to drop off a donation.

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