Biden, Harris are set for rematch in 2nd Democratic debate

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will get a debate rematch in the second round of Democratic presidential primary debates, while Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will share a stage to argue their progressive visions.
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Virginia church’s sign reads ‘America: Love or leave it’

Church founder and pastor E.W. Lucas said his remarks were intended to be a commentary on politics and he’s received a lot of favorable feedback.

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NC Zoo arborist killed after falling 20+ feet during rescue drill

Fort Fisher aquarium closed Friday due to issues cooling building

The North Carolina aquarium at Fort Fisher closed at 10:30 a.m. Thursday and will stay closed through Friday due to issues in cooling the facility.
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Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia for labor secretary

President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary.

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  Former State Senator Michael Lee added to UNCW Board of Trustees

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  Pair get prison time for running meth-cooking operation in New Hanover County

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  Man pays for 33 Iowa students to go to college

Dale Schroeder worked 67 years as a carpenter for the same company and saved $3 million.

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  UNCW Board of Trustees discusses alcohol sales at on-campus sporting events

Oakland Raiders sign Jonathan Cooper

  Jonathan Cooper signed by Oakland Raiders

East Carolina football picked fifth in the American East Division preseason poll

Entering its sixth season in the American Athletic Conference, ECU has been selected to finish fifth in the East Division of the AAC as voted on by members of the media.

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  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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  American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

Trump says it's the latest "hostile" action by Iran. He's calling on other countries to condemn what he says are Iran's attempts to disrupt the freedom of navigation and global commerce in the strategic waterway in the Persian Gulf region.

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