Trump slams congresswomen; crowd roars, ‘Send her back!’

Trump's jabs were aimed at the self-described "squad" of four freshmen Democrats who have garnered attention since their arrival in January for their outspoken liberal views and distaste for Trump: Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts
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  FaceApp: What are you willing to give up to see an older you?

Folks just about everywhere are using FaceApp to find out what they’ll look like when they’re older.

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  13-year-old in serious condition after being shot at Wilmington apartment complex, police say

  Warrants issued for second suspect in Bladen Co. abduction

  First Alert Forecast: in the fryer

  Large scale heroin busts often a result of police, community working together

  McCready to propose expanding national service

Dan McCready is expected to propose quadrupling the size of AmeriCorps, the program that now places 75,000 young people to work in early childhood education and environmental conservation.
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House holds 2 Trump officials in contempt in census dispute

The House voted, 230-198, to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt.

  Abducted Bladen County, N.C. baby found alive at bus stop; mother in custody

  What to know ahead of President Trump’s rally in Greenville

  City council approves donation of Soccerplex property, management agreement

  All things hurricane: Southport Maritime Museum educates with new exhibit and lecture series

  Jonathan Cooper signed by Oakland Raiders

  Wilmington City Council carries over discussion of what to do with former WAVE facility on Castle Street

  New Hanover County Board of Education hires Brooks Pierce Law Firm to handle an independent investigation

  Friend of murder victim: ‘He would give you the shirt off his back’

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Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey

The Cape and Islands district attorney said Wednesday that they dropped the indecent assault and battery case brought against the actor last year.

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Javelin thrower getting ready for national meet

Ashley graduate named to Bednarik Award watch list

The Chuck Bednarik Award named Charlotte 49ers defensive end Alex Highsmith to its preseason watch list.

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Wilmington Police K9 retires after six years of service

  New Hanover County receives feedback as it considers stormwater utility

  COMMUNITY CLASSROOM: Art teacher at all-girls school needs help with supplies

  Whiteville officials prepping for move into new city hall

  New Hanover Co. receives seven national achievement awards

The National Association of Counties (NACo) has given New Hanover County seven achievement awards, county officials announced Tuesday.
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  GOP Sen. Rand Paul slows bill to boost 9/11 victims fund

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul questions the bill's 70-year time frame and notes that the federal government already faces a $22 trillion debt.

Durham dad remembered as hero after drowning while saving kids at Wrightsville Beach

  Man charged with murder after deadly Wilmington shooting to be held without bond

  Wilmington Regional Safety and Health School annual education event slated for July 24-25

  First Alert Forecast: sweltering once again!