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New Hanover County News

New Hanover Commission appoints Ted Davis as chairman

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video The New Hanover County Commission has a new leader. At a meeting Monday night, commissioners voted unanimously to appoint Ted Davis as the board's new chairman. He replaces Jonathan Barfield, who held the position for the last year. Full story...
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Studies say sexting among teens down, but some experts disagree

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video With more people staying connected through cell phones, sexting, or sending sexually explicit messages, photos or videos via text message, is popping up on teens' phones. But new studies show fewer than 20 percent of teens send or receive sexually explicit messages. Some experts, though, disagree. Full story...
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UNCW Police say better safe than sorry with campus alerts

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video A few weeks ago an armed gunman robbed two people at the Hardee's next to UNCW. Over the weekend another man was spotted with a gun near campus. Both events triggered the school's alert system. But does a false alarm limit the effectiveness of the alerts? Full story...
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PPD sale finalized

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It's official. PPD has new owners. Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc. today announced the completion of its acquisition by affiliates of The Carlyle Group and affiliates of Hellman & Friedman. The all-cash deal is worth about $3.9 billion. Full story...
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Pastor charged with sex offenses a no-show at church

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video Pastor Thomas Wiggins was arrested last week after being charged with multiple sex crimes, including indecent liberties with a minor. This was the first Sunday service at his church since the alleged crimes came to light. Full story...
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The Polar Express readings begin at the Wilmington Railroad Museum

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The annual readings of The Polar Express started this weekend at the Wilmington Railroad Museum. Full story...
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Holiday Parade lights up downtown Wilmington

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Downtown Wilmington was glimmering with Christmas lights tonight as the annual Holiday Parade rolled through the city. Full story...
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UNCW men notch first victory of the season

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The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team led wire to wire on Saturday night on the road against the Illinois State Redbirds. Check out highlights on Sunday's Buzz Peterson Show on WWAY at 11am. Of course the Coach's Corner at 6pm on Sunday will have video as well. Full story...
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Flashy floating fishing boats attract folks from across the state

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‘Tis the season for chilly weather, Christmas trees and lots of lights. While many decorate their homes, some folks like to add a little or a lot of twinkle to their boats. Full story...
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Old Wilmington by Candlelight lights up historic Christmas scenes

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Some of the most beautiful and historic homes, churches and businesses decadently decorated and opened their doors to the public this weekend for the Old Wilmington by Candlelight tour. Full story...
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