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  1. My turn: radical transparency is needed even when leaders don't have all the answersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    My turn: radical transparency is needed even when leaders don't - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper didn't have a great excuse for why he insisted on meeting privately with elected leaders before coming out to read prepared remarks to the public and media this week. Cooper said this is the way he typically does things.

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  2. Habitual felon convicted of selling heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    According to the District Attorney's Office, Antonio Carroway Jr., 32, of Wilmington, entered a guilty plea in New Hanover Superior Court on Monday to one count of selling heroin. Prosecutors said Carroway sold ten bindles of heroin for $150 to an undercover informant for the Wilmington Police Department on April 24, 2014.

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  3. Police search for driver who crashed into convenience storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Wilmington police are asking for the public's help in identifying the driver of a vehicle that crashed into the side of a Han-Dee Hugo's building and left the scene. According to a police report, a blue Chevrolet Cobalt crashed into the building located at 4100 Oleander Drive around 2:15 a.m. on July 5. Surveillance video captured the vehicle driving over the cement parking block while attempting to park, and crashing into a support beam.

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  4. Wilmington Post 10 walks off with 9-8 over Rowan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    For the third time in four days the Wilmington Post 10 American Legion baseball team won in walk off fashion. Wilmington was tied at 8 with Rowan County in the bottom of the 9th at the State Legion tournament hosted by Pitt County Community College, when Kyle Smith singled home Brad Pennington to give Post 10 the 9-8 victory.

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  5. Sharks down Marlins 7-4 to extend win streak to season-high six gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Wilmington Sharks beat the Morehead City Marlins 7-4 on the road Monday, extending the team's win streak to a season-high six games. Michael Sandle powered the Sharks' offense, going 3-for-4 with 2 RBI.

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  6. Angel Shot a drink order designed to protect women in dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Angel Shot a drink order designed to protect women in danger - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC HERMOSA BEACH, CA Women who feel uncomfortable or even threatened by a date have a discreet way to tip off the bartender at a California pub that they need help. Patrick Molloy's in Hermosa Beach, CA, devised a code drink women can order, alerting the staff to quietly intervene.

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  7. Wilmington couple wins $1 million lottery prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The couple claimed the prize Monday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh. They had the choice of taking a $1 million annuity that has 20 payments of $50,000 a year, or a lump sum of $600,000.

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  8. Brunch Bill's first day in Wilmington proves successfulRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The "Brunch Bill," allowing restaurants to serve alcohol starting at 10 a.m. on Sundays, went into effect yesterday in Wilmington, and it was nothing short of a celebration, according to downtown restaurant managers. Restaurants like BlackFinn Ameripub opened their doors an hour early for the new law and still had a line before 10 a.m. "We probably had about 40 to 50 people waiting and we filled up pretty quickly.

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  9. Emotions run high at Gov. Cooper's GenX press conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Many local grassroots organizations showed up Monday to hear Governor Roy Cooper speak about GenX, an unregulated chemical found in the Cape Fear River. Citizens of those groups came in carrying signs, many supporting the governor, with a mission to understand if the water in our region is safe to drink.

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  10. City wants public's input on treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    A public input meeting will be held Wednesday, July 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at City Hall. Wilmington was one of just two cities in the state selected by the North Carolina Forest Service to take part in a federal study that focuses on how urban trees can be used to improve the quality of local waterways.

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  11. McMIllianRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Three Wilmington men are headed to prison after pleading guilty to trafficking heroin, the District Attorney's Office announced Monday. Last week, Michael McMillian, 32, pleaded guilty trafficking heroin more than four grams by transportation, manufacturing, and possession.

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  12. Human chain unsuccessful, body of 21-year-old man recovered from Lake Erie in Avon LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Human chain unsuccessful, body of 21-year-old man recovered from - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC Several boats, jet skis out on Lake Erie as fire departments search for someone in the water by AvonLake. Authorities have recovered the body of a 21-year-old man who went under the water in Lake Erie Sunday morning.

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  13. First Alert Forecast: stormier, slightly cooler pattern to returnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Mild temperatures continue to start the new week. Most backyards staying in the middle and upper 70s overnight into Monday morning.

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  14. Coast guard rescues five people off Topsail IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received a mayday call at 9:53 a.m. about a 19-foot boat taking on water with five people aboard. Watchstanders then received a Pender County 911 call at 9:55 a.m. that the boat had capsized and five people were in the water.

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  15. One reported missing as flood waters cause damage, wash away homes in NKYRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 19 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    One reported missing as flood waters cause damage, wash away hom - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC Bracken County officials are looking for an 82-year-old man who was swept away from his home. One man is reported missing as flood waters caused damage and washed away homes in parts of northern Kentucky overnight Sunday.

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  16. NWS issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Columbus CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 10 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northwestern Columbus County until 7:00 p.m. If you are in the warned area, please take shelter immediately. The primary threats with this storm will be wind gusts potentially to 60 mph and nickel-sized hail, amid heavy rain and frequent cloud to ground lightning.

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  17. Sharks win 5th straightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Sharks and Salamanders met for a second night in a row, following Wilmington's 6-5 win over Holly Springs. In the bottom of the 3rd, Johnson got all the run support that he would need.

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  18. Coast Guard suspends search Saturday for missing man off our coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing man in Currituck Sound, North Carolina, at 9:45 p.m. Saturday. The Coast Guard stated in a release that they began searching when Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington were notified at about 1:05 p.m. that a 45-year-old man went missing while tubing behind a pontoon boat in Currituck Sound in the vicinity of Duck, North Carolina.

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  19. Coast Guard medavacs man from Navy Ship off our coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a U.S. Navy supply vessel 160 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Saturday. The Coast Guard stated in a release that at 3:05 p.m. on Friday, watchstanders in the 5th Coast Guard District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification from the Navy vessel NAWC 38 that a 60-year-old male crew member was in need of medical care 400 miles southeast of Wilmington.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world' - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC . President Donald Trump waves as he departs after a meeting with survivors of the attack on USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor, in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Washington.

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