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New Hanover County News

Police: Man found on Wrightsville Beach likely died of heart attack

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video Wrightsville Beach Police say it looks like a man found dead on the beach this morning died of natural causes. Full story...
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Science Spooktacular takes over the Cape Fear Museum

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videoIf you're looking to experiment with some spooky science this weekend, you might want to check out what the Cape Fear Museum has brewing. Full story...
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Is Chief Evangelous dodging reporters?

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video Is the police chief dodging reporters? The chief wouldn't talk with us on camera again Thursday night. Spokeswoman Linda Rawley said the chief had an eye injury and didn't want to go on camera. Full story...
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Community policing in action tonight in Wilmington

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A community meeting tonight for folks to ask questions to officers in their community but did they get answers? For most the answer seemed to be yes. Full story...
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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD has no tricks, just treats, at the pumpkin patch

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videoHalloween is almost here, and that means pumpkins! Thanks to Perry's Emporium, our Surprise Squad was at it again. This time, we went to a famous pumpkin patch in Wilmington. Full story...
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City of Wilmington supervisor arrested on cocaine charges

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videoDeputies with the New Hanover Sheriff's Office arrested a man on drug charges. City of Wilmington officials confirm that suspect is the stormwater supervisor -- and he's still on the clock. Full story...
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Burr visits the Port City, talks ISIS and race for US Senate

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videoSenator Richard Burr severed as the keynote speaker at the Fedcon Summit this morning. During his visit to the Port City we caught up with him on several topics including the threat of ISIS, and the race for U.S. Senate. Full story...
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Police find shell casings at scene of two shootings overnight

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Police are investigating after they say ShotSpotter led them to two different places in Wilmington where shell casings were found early this morning. Full story...
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Run for your life at the first-ever Poplar Grove Zombie Fun Run

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videoIf you think you could survive a zombie apocalypse, Poplar Grove Plantation is the place to be this weekend. The plantation trails will be crawling with the walking dead for the first-ever Zombie Fun Run & Walk Saturday night. Full story...
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Northeast New Hanover County rabies cases rise

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The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Unit along with the New Hanover County Health Department have identified and investigated five cases of animals with rabies since August 2014. Full story...
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UNCW exhibit displays 50 years of local surfing

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video UNCW is marking the 50-year milestone of the surfing culture here in southeastern North Carolina. From small town surfers to national champions, they all have ties to this area. Full story...
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Council approves new Freeman Park fees, speed limit changes

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videoAnyone visiting Carolina Beach's Freeman Park next year will have to pay more to access the beach. Full story...
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Happening this weekend: 2014 YachtVenture

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videoHappening this weekend is the 2014 YachtVenture benefiting the Children's Museum of Wilmington. It features yachts from around the Cape Fear area that guests are free to roam around on as they enjoy cocktails, delicious food and the sounds of L-Shaped Lot. Full story...
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Accidents tie up evening traffic

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videoTraffic in Wilmington seemed more dangerous and slow than usual Tuesday evening. That might be because New Hanover County dispatchers said there were several crashes. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Delivery driver facing charges in fatal hit-and-run

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videoA man accused of a hit-and-run crash that left a Wilmington man dead over the weekend made his first court appearance today. Full story...
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