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Brunswick Co. Sheriff hosting charity ball to benefit the SECU Hospice House
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 3:23pm.

Proceeds of this event will benefit the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter’s SECU Hospice House of Brunswick. This 20,000 square foot inpatient facility will add to Brunswick County’s continuum of health care options.

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Hoggard teacher assistant suspended after incident
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 3:00pm.

New Hanover County Schools has suspended a teacher assistant today at John T. Hoggard High School pending the outcome of an investigation.

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NASA experiment may be visible in the Cape Fear
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 2:10pm.

Skywatchers in Wilmington and along the East Coast may be able to see a NASA experiment that will launch a series of rockets to learn more about the little-understood jet stream winds that circle the Earth at the edge of space.

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Courthouse to reopen Friday after beetle infestation
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 1:47pm.

videoThe New Hanover County Courthouse will be crawling with people again tomorrow, after it had been crawling with bugs. That's the problem that closed the courthouse today. But what was a bed bug scare turned out to be an infestation by a different pest.

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Pender deputies check rumor of disruption at Topsail High School
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 12:22pm.

Pender County Sheriff's deputies are at Topsail High School after the staff heard rumors of what a school district spokeswoman called "a disruption" during the school day.

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NC Auditor report criticizes rural Vanpool program
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 12:16pm.

The North Carolina auditor's office says a state program that provides transportation service to rural areas was grossly mismanaged.

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Dog dies in Wilmington house fire
Submitted by IE on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 11:10am.

A house fire in Wilmington this morning killed a family pet. The fire started around 9 a.m. at a home on Hinton Ave. Crews had it out by about 9:30 a.m.

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Lane closures on US 17/74/76 bridges near Leland Sunday
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 11:01am.

The NC Department of Transportation will temporarily close the northbound and southbound lanes on the US 17/74/76 Bridges across the Brunswick River in Leland Sunday from 9 p.m. until midnight. One lane of traffic in each direction will remain open at all times.

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