NC Zoo caring for otters before their release back into wild

The North Carolina Zoo is caring for three recently orphaned North American river otter pups as they prepare them for their release back into the wild.

SpaceX ready to launch NASA astronauts, back on home turf

The launch puts Elon Musk's SpaceX on the cusp of becoming the first private company to put astronauts in orbit.
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  Stocks rise on Wall Street, but US braces for 100,000 deaths

The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened Tuesday in a largely symbolic step toward economic recovery, and stocks surged at the opening bell, even as the official U.S. death toll closed in on 100,000, a mark President Donald Trump once predicted the country would never see.

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  President Trump giving N.C. governor a week to make decision on RNC before considering other options

  North Brunswick High School changes graduation standard amid pandemic

  US closes probes into 3 senators over their stock trades

  New Hanover County libraries now offering curbside service

  New Hanover chapter of Reopen NC says voices will be heard even after state opens completely

Groups across the state have demonstrated against the governor’s process for opening the state’s economy. Members of ReOpen NC say many businesses can’t wait any longer.
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  Coronavirus expands grip in many areas, as US nears 100,000 deaths

Outbreaks are still climbing in much of the Americas, while many countries in Asia and much of Europe are making steady progress in containing the deadliest pandemic in years.

  Count on Me NC: Cape Fear businesses take pledge to keep customers, employees safe and healthy

  Mechanical failure causes discharge of untreated wastewater

  Wilmington man accused of assaulting child in Pender County, deputies say

  Man struck by multiple gunshots near Elizabethtown

  Gov. Cooper: It’s OK for political conventions to be political but pandemic response cannot be

  Wanted Pender County sex offender may be in Wake County, deputies say

  UNCW launches new eSports program

Major Wilmington drug dealer busted with 39K bags of heroin, $250K in cash sentenced to federal prison

  • National

Wedding photography company refuses to refund money after bride-to-be dies

A wedding photography company refuses to refund a man after his fiancée died in a car accident.

SPORTS

NCHSAA extends dead period until June 15

South Brunswick names Justin Garza as Athletic Director

Justin Garza has been named Athletic Director at South Brunswick High School

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  Columbus Co. health officials report 3 additional COVID-19 deaths; total cases at 306

  CFCC refusing to disclose itemized bills or reason for recent spike in attorney’s fees

  Shallotte police asking for help in identifying man accused of larceny

  Coronavirus-related cases in NC now at 24,100; 766 deaths reported

  Pair arrested in connection with robbery

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office says two people committed a robbery with a dangerous weapon only hours after being released from the Brunswick County Detention Facility on unrelated charges.
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Farm aid program opens for applications Tuesday

Farmers and ranchers have been walloped by issues related to the closures of restaurants and schools in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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  WPD: Woman assaulted, robbed at Greenfield Lake

  Trump ‘would like’ RNC to stay in Charlotte despite threatening to pull if space can’t be ‘fully occupied’

  Flags fly, many pay respects to our fallen heroes on Memorial Day