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Iron Man 3 Coming to Wilmington

October 27th, 2011

The third installment of the Iron Man movie series will begin filming in Wilmington early next year, bringing 550 jobs to the region. WHQR's Michelle… Go to Episode

Plans for Wilmington's First Catholic High School On Hold

October 20th, 2011

The plan for a Catholic high school in New Hanover County has been stalled by low student enrollment. WHQR's Michelle Bliss reports that the project has… Go to Episode

The Purple Heart: One Veteran's Story

October 18th, 2011

Veteran and UNCW student Jason Thigpen will receive the Purple Heart Wednesday at a ceremony in Wilmington for his brave acts on August 28, 2009.Thigpen… Go to Episode

Wilmington Veteran Receives Purple Heart

October 18th, 2011

Tomorrow local veteran Jason Thigpen will be honored in a ceremony in Wilmington for receiving the Purple Heart. WHQR's Sara Wood reports that Thigpen,… Go to Episode