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UNC Wilmington secures 94-47 win over D-II Mount Olive

Nov. 21, 2022 22:26 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Nick Farrar scored 18 points as UNC Wilmington beat Division II-Mount Olive 94-47 on Monday night. Farrar also contributed eight rebounds for the Seahawks (2-3). Nolan Hodge scored 15 points while going 7 of 13 (1 for 4 from distance), and added 10 rebounds....

Turkeys on ‘cute urban farms’ grow even as land gobbled up

Nov. 20, 2022 00:08 AM EST

BOLIVIA, N.C. (AP) — While most people only think about turkeys around meals on the holidays, Maud Kelly enjoys watching them wobble on her family farm in Bolivia. “I raised quite a bit this year and it’s the most I’ve ever raised,” she said. “It’s a crazy amount of...

Sanogo scores 24, No. 25 UConn beats UNC-Wilmington 86-50

Nov. 18, 2022 23:56 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Junior Adama Sanogo scored 24 points to lead No. 25 UConn to an 86-50 victory over UNC-Wilmington on Friday night. Sophomore Jordan Hawkins returned from concussion protocol to add a career-high 20 points for the unbeaten Huskies (4-0). Hawkins was 5 of 8 on...

White, Kelly, lead UNC Wilmington past DII Allen

Nov. 11, 2022 21:13 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Trazarien White scored 17 points and Amari Kelly 14 on 7-for-7 shooting and UNC Wilmington beat Division II-member Allen 104-55 on Friday night in their home opener. The Seahawks (1-1) had 14 players score and finished the night shooting 43 for 72 (59.7%)....

No. 1 Tar Heels hold down UNCW in opening win

Nov. 08, 2022 00:22 AM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Players for No. 1 North Carolina provided reminders that this was just the beginning Monday night. Caleb Love and RJ Davis scored 17 points apiece and the Tar Heels started a season of grand expectations by pulling away from UNC Wilmington with a 69-56...

Democratic incumbents spending big in final days of campaign

Nov. 07, 2022 17:56 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Spending in the waning days of this year’s campaign season by some Delaware Democrats seeking to remain in office has dwarfed that of their Republican challengers, according to finance reports. For the three-week period ending Nov. 1, Democratic state Sen....

Ex-Wilmington Trust president reaches settlement with SEC

Nov. 01, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The former president of the only financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis has reached a settlement with federal securities regulators in a related civil action. In...

Federation works to ensure that every vote counts

Oct. 30, 2022 09:06 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Lou Ann Blake was shocked when she learned she was blind. “My biggest fear was that people would tell me that I couldn’t do stuff,” she said. She loved horseback riding and was afraid people would say it was unsafe. She feared being unable to...

Biden to vote early in Delaware with his granddaughter

Oct. 28, 2022 07:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will cast his midterm election ballot this weekend in his home state of Delaware, where in-person early voting begins Friday. The White House said Biden will vote alongside his granddaughter Natalie, 18, who is a first-time voter. The...

DSU students to honor the legacy of late educator

Oct. 16, 2022 09:03 AM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jaden Rivera was overtaken by emotions when learning he and another Delaware State University student were the first Dr. Terrance Newton Scholars recipients — a scholarship program named after the university’s alumnus whose attitude toward education and students earned him...