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New Hanover County News

Too much adult merchandise at Pandora's Box

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The decision to cite a local business for violating city ordinances is because too much merchandise at Pandora’s Box was deemed "adult." Full story...
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Save-A-Life blood drive offers drawings and giveaways

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Camp Save-A-Life is in session at the American Red Cross. Blood donations generally decrease in the summer months. The 15-day program aims to collect much needed blood, and thank those who donate. Full story...
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It's official, McMahon takes oath

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videoThere's a new sheriff in town. Ed McMahon took the oath of office Wednesday morning to replace Sid Causey as New Hanover County Sheriff. Full story...
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Hammerheads Defeat Chicago Fire in US Open Cup Soccer

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videoThe Wilmington Hammerheads hosted the Chicago Fire Tuesday night at Legion Stadium. It was a third round match in the annual US Open Cup Soccer Tournament, pitting the Hammerheads against a team from Major League Soccer. Full story...
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Flag flies again at Winnabow Volunteer Fire Department

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Old Glory is proudly flying once again outside the Winnabow Volunteer Fire Department. The North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce presented the fire department with a brand new flag and flag pole Tuesday night. Full story...
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WPD honors retirees

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videoNine employees of the Wilmington Police Department were honored at their retirement ceremony Tuesday. Between them, they have almost 200 years of service with the department. Full story...
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Pandora's Box found to be violating city ordinance

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The city zoning board just wrapped up a hearing to determine the fate of Pandora’s Box in Wilmington. The city cited the business for being in violation of zoning ordinances, despite the fact Pandora’s Box has been licensed and operating on Oleander Drive for years. Full story...
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Travel down according to AAA

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videoThousands of people will be flocking to our coast for Independence Day, but AAA says travel is still not where it was a year ago. AAA blames sagging finances and rising unemployment rate for fewer people choosing to go on vacation. Full story...
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Last tree still standing, but with no one in it

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videoSince last Wednesday, Charlie Joyce Jr. has been sitting in an oak tree intermittently, in an attempt to save it from the chainsaws. On Tuesday, nearly a week later, the branches were bare. Joyce climbed down to go to work, but not before airport officials filed a lawsuit. Full story...
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Man may have passed out behind wheel before accident

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A four-vehicle crash on Market Street near Cardinal Drive left one man dead and several others injured on Monday afternoon. It is possible that the man killed in the accident may have passed out behind the wheel. Full story...
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Bill to stall Titan being re-evaluated

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Last week, Justice along with Senator Julia Boseman inserted a late substitute for House Bill 1410, that would force the proposed Titan America plant to undergo a potentially extensive environmental review. Tuesday, Representative Justice pulled the bill before it was discussed in committee. Full story...
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Fuse lit on Operation Firecracker

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Law enforcement is gearing up for the approaching Fourth of July holiday weekend. Booze It and Lose It’s Operation Firecracker started Monday. Full story...
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Joyces still contend ILM barking up the wrong tree

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It has been going on for nearly a week now, and it looks like it's going to end in a lawsuit. The man who has been camped out in his giant oak tree to save it from being cut down is back on his branch, and on Monday, protesters joined the rally. Full story...
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WWAY again teaming up to help send supplies to soldiers overseas

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You might be feeling patriotic this week. As we approach the Fourth of July holiday, put that patriotism to work! WWAY is partnering with The Big Talker FM for the 6th Packages from Home drive, dedicated to the 120th Combined Arms Battalion and 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, currently serving in Iraq. Full story...
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Surfers hope to wipe out cement plant

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videoA lot of groups in the Cape Fear region have come out publicly to take a stand against the proposed Titan America cement plant in Castle Hayne. On Sunday, the Wilmington surf community stepped up to the plate to add their name to the mix. Full story...
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