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New Hanover County News

UNCW hosts around-this-world event

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More than 500 people were treated to food, dances and music, as well as arts and crafts. The goal is to promote cultural awareness. Full story...
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Students compete in regional science fair

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video Students from third through 12th grades from all over Southeastern North Carolina put their science projects on display for the public and the judges. Full story...
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Volunteers help feed Haitian earthquake victims

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video More than one hundred people in Wilmington packed thousands of meals for Haitains, still suffering after last month's earthquake. Full story...
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NHSO: Citizen complaint leads to cocaine bust

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Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Vice & Narcotic Division, conducted a three week investigation within the Deerfield Subdivision. The investigation led to the arrest of two men for multiple drug violations, to include trafficking in cocaine. Full story...
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Volunteers pack meals for Haiti

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Event organizers raised more than $5,000. With the help of the national organization Stop Hunger Now, volunteers plan to pack about 20,000 meals. Full story...
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Parent says mold an old problem at Wrightsboro Elementary

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video The school will host an informational session for parents Monday night at 6:30, but one parent says the cleaning is long overdue. Tonight at 6 we'll hear from that parent, who says school employees have known about the mold problem for months. Full story...
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Suspended bus driver at gym when we came knocking

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WWAY's Nadine Maeser tried to speak with the driver Otis Hames at his home today. Full story...
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Is Big Brother watching with white space technology?

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video So far the city has hinted that security cameras in parks and other public places might be part of the plan, which has some people a bit nervous. Full story...
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Wilmington golfers react to Tiger's apology

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video Before teeing off on the course, golfers gathered around the the TV in the clubhouse at Echo Farms to watch Tiger's apology. They listened intently, but they weren't buying it. Full story...
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Goo Goo Dolls, Collective Soul to rock Azalea Festival

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A couple of big name bands will rock the Azalea Festival. Organizers announced today the Goo Goo Dolls and Collective Soul will play Trask Coliseum Thursday, April 8. Former American Idol contestant Chris Sligh headlines Contemporary Christian Stage. Full story...
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Movie version of 'Blood Done Sign My Name' opens

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A movie about the killing of a black man in 1970 in North Carolina and the trial that resulted in the acquittals of white men is opening nationally. Full story...
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Elderly bus driver charged in Wednesday crash

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video Wilmington Police charged 80-year-old Otis Hames with failure to yield the right of way yesterday, but school officials say prior to the accident Hames had a clean driving record and all of the qualifications for the job. Full story...
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Setting a new course: The Life & Career of Samuel L. Gravely, Jr.

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video This fall, Wilmington will play host to another Naval commissioning. This time for the USS Gravely. Coming up tonight on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 11, we learn more about the ship's namesake. Full story...
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Parents Concerned About Elderly Bus Driver

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video A New Hanover County school bus accident is under investigation, while the 80 year old driver has been suspended with pay. Some parents are surprised by his age. Full story...
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Heart disease killed woman left in home

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The woman who's body was found in her daughter's Ogden home months after her death died of natural causes. An autopsy report says Blanche Mathilda Roth died of heart disease. Full story...
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