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New Hanover County News

UNCW and AARP launch first-of-a-kind retirement initiative

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video Wilmington's retirement population is growing. That is why UNCW and AARP have launched a program to tackle the challenges the 50 plus population faces. Full story...
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UNCW receives $1M grant

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videoUNCW students will soar to new heights with a $1,000,000 grant to partner with the International Islamic University in Islamabad. Full story...
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Deputies investigating domestic shooting

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videoDeputies are investigating a domestic incident that ended with two people shot. Full story...
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UPDATE: Both drivers charged after crash takes out fire hydrant

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videoWilmington Police say alcohol was a factor in a traffic accident this afternoon that took out a fire hydrant. Full story...
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Wilmington couple charged with lying about being hit by car

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videoA Wilmington man and woman have been arrested for insurance fraud after allegedly lying about their involvement in a traffic crash, the NC Department of Insurance says. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Surveillance pictures released in store armed robbery

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videoWilmington Police need the community's help in identifying the suspects in a store armed robbery last month. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission candidates square off in forum

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Candidates for New Hanover County Commission aired their views in a forum tonight. The four candidates are competing for two open seats on the commission. The forum was sponsored by WHQR and WWAY. Full story...
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Fit Minute: Keeping up with the kids

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videoSummer is now over and your kids are back in school. So how do you make a transition back into a lifestyle that will help you keep up with your kids? Full story...
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SmartMeters to make parking more convenient

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The city of Wilmington wants to implement new parking meters that could save you from a citation. They are called SmartMeters and city officials have been testing them out for almost a year. Full story...
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Study recommends Wilmington, New Hanover fire merger

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videoA consultant's study says the advantages of combining fire services in Wilmington and New Hanover County outweigh the disadvantages. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty to bombs in Carolina Beach Rd. storage unit

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videoA Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty today in federal court to several crimes, including some connected to the discovery of explosives in a New Hanover County storage unit. Full story...
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UPDATE: Troubled Wilmington cemetery gets new leader

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videoA veteran cemetery worker is now handling operations at a troubled Wilmington graveyard. Full story...
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Man accused of killing roommate makes first court appearance

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The man accused of killing his former roommate in a 2009 cold case made his first appearance in New Hanover County this morning. Full story...
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Environmental groups want dam hazard ratings raised at Sutton Lake

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videoEnvironmental groups have asked state regulators to raise the dam hazard ratings for the coal ash dams at Duke Energy's L.V. Sutton Plant in New Hanover County. Full story...
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Police searching for robber who threw victim to the ground

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Police are searching for the man robbing a man of his wallet with a gun. Full story...
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