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New Hanover County News

Fears surround Front Street construction

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videoWilmington City Council has some big plans for improving downtown, but some business owners are worried they will not be around by the time the work is finished. Full story...
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North Carolina Ports Authority sees increase in container moves

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The North Carolina Ports Authority CEO gave his State of the Ports Address Tuesday. Thanks to the arrival of two new shipping lines, Tom Eager said there has been a 28 percent increase in container moves at the ports. Full story...
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CFCC Marine Tech students prepare for the unthinkable

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Cape Fear Community College Marine Technology students train for many situations. Tuesday, they learned what to do if the unthinkable happens at sea. Full story...
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Veterans enjoy friendship, meals at Golden Corral

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videoVeterans gathered Monday night to be recognized for their service. In an annual tradition, Golden Corral restaurants offered former and active members of the US military a free dinner. The event has become about more than the meal, but also conversation and camaraderie. Full story...
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Bailiff under custody after alleged assault accusations

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videoA former New Hanover County bailiff is now in the custody of the Sheriff's department. He's accused of assaulting his estranged wife, a domestic violence detective with the Wilmington Police Department. Full story...
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'Tis the season... for robberies

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videoSheriff Ed McMahon said robberies typically increase during the holiday season. With so many people out of work this year, McMahon said some people might think it's easier to find a victim than it is to find a job. Full story...
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Mistaken identity in bank robbery case

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The man Bank of America employees thought may have been a serial bank robber turned out to be a regular customer. Full story...
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Preventing bullying at Noble Middle School

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videoBullying is a serious problem at schools across the country. It can cause kids physical and mental harm; that's why Noble Middle School is dedicating this week to preventing bullying in the classroom. Full story...
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Curtain closes on Cucalorus

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videoWith more than 1,000 entries from 35 different countries, Cucalorus brought together a colorful mix of global and local filmmakers. Full story...
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Support Gunny Pearl surpasses original goal

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More than six hundred runners and walkers gathered in Hugh MacRae Park Sunday to raise money for an injured Marine. Full story...
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UNCW earns a ticket to the NCAA Soccer Tournament with CAA Tournament Title

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videoThe UNCW men's soccer team made history on Sunday by earning a berth in the upcoming NCAA men's soccer tournament for the first time. Full story...
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Court date continued for local business owner

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Britt's Motorsports owner Scott Britt was originally slated to appear in a New Hanover County courtroom Thursday. That date has since been pushed back to December.

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No sign of road ahead

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videoThe I-40 sign marking the 2,500 mile drive to the end of the road in California was noticeably absent today. Last night thieves stole the Wilmington landmark that connects our country's coasts, and it's not the first time. Full story...
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Hannah Block dies at 96

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videoOur city has lost a treasure. Ms. Hannah Block died quietly at home at the age of 96. Talk about a full life. Full story...
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Local film industry is strong, says film leaders

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videoSome of the most important leaders in North Carolina's film business gathered at Thalian Hall Thursday night to discuss the state of the industry. Despite admitted challenges that lie ahead... Full story...
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