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Meteor showers typically bring individuals outside to enjoy the light show

Don Bartletti | The Tribune News

October 27, 2016

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College photography professors Donna Cosentino and Judith Preston watch a Persied meteor streak through the starry sky above California's Anza Borrego Desert State Park on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. The orange glow is from the li...

The SciHawk: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a meteor shower

Dana Weber | Staff Writer

October 27, 2016

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Get your wishes ready, Seahawks, because from now until Nov. 7, you’ll be able to catch a few good meteors from the Orionid meteor shower if you take a look outside.Every year from Oct. 4 to Nov. 14, the Orionid meteor shower l...

Early voting locations in Wilmington, N.C.

Casey McAnarney and Malia Benison

October 25, 2016

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Though election day is not for another few weeks, early voting is underway in North Carolina, and the city of Wilmington has offered a few locations that are open for early voters to visit starting Oct. 20 until Nov. 5. Ear...

Bill Clinton to make an appearance in Wilmington

Hannah Williams, News Editor

October 23, 2016

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Bill Clinton is scheduled to make an appearance in Wilmington on behalf of his wife, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president, on Wednesday, sources confirm. A time has not been set, but Andrew Barnhill, a Wilm...

Former UNCW graduate moves on to the General Assembly

Dalton Brooks | Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016

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In the summers, he could be seen topping tobacco in the fields of Mount Olive, N.C., but in the fall, he’d be busy studying political science in his dorm in Hewlett Hall at UNC Wilmington.Representative John R. Bell IV, 37,...

Recently invented Naloxone can reverse an opiate drug overdose

Barbara Haddock Taylor | The Tribune News

October 12, 2016

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Dr. Bethany DiPaula, a pharmacist with the Howard County Health Department, demonstrates how to put together a syringe of Naloxone Aug. 11, 2014 at an opiate overdose response training session which is being held at the Howar...

Wilmington’s role as one of the worst cities for heroin and opioid abuse

James LaPorta | Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

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Editor's note: This article serves as an elaboration on a shorter article published by The Seahawk in August on the same topic.JACKSONVILLE—The desolate podium with the presidential seal stands alone. Two iconic pieces of fabric—the American flag and the flag of the President of the United ...

Hurricane Matthew updates for Wilmington and surrounding areas

Elizabeth Heglar | Lifestyles Editor

October 8, 2016

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As Hurricane Matthew approached, many Wilmington residents decided to move to higher ground and head inland. Those who decided to stay are now in the beginning stages of what is sure to be a very wet weekend. The following is th...

UNCW English professor erases pro-Trump chalkings on campus claiming ‘hate speech’

Alex Patton | Contributing Writer

September 27, 2016

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Election day is fast approaching, and as per UNC Wilmington’s tradition, students are “chalking” their statements on the pavement all over campus.Recently, however, English Professor Hannah Abrams was seen pouring water...

U.S. Senate candidate Deborah Ross appeals to women and families of Cape Fear

Hannah L. Williams | Contributing Writer

September 27, 2016

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On Tuesday, Sept. 20, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Deborah Ross, visited Wilmington to speak about her plans to help women and families in North Carolina. The event was held downtown at the Hannah S. Block Community ...

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