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New Hanover County News

AP high school football poll is out

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The Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of September 6 is out. Click full story to see what teams are ranked this week. Full story...
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Judge orders negotiations between UNCW, professor

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Professor Mike Adams is suing the University of North Carolina Wilmington because he claims it discriminated against him and didn't give him tenure. But before the suit moves on, a senior US District Court Judge is sending the two sides to mediation. Full story...
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Red flags fly at area beaches as Katia churns out at sea

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Lifeguards put up red flags today meaning "No Swimming." They also advised swimmers to follow the rule of "knee deep is too deep." Full story...
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Rep. Justice appointed to Joint Legislative Committee on Local Government

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The Joint Legislative Committee's work is intended to deal with review of local (county and municipal) bond issues. Any bond over $1 million, for anything other than schools, will be reviewed by the JLC from a fiscal perspective to determine the viability of the bond proposal. Rep. Justice's prior service as a Pender County Commissioner is an important reason she was chosen to chair this committee. Full story...
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Local legend promotes new hall of fame

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Residents around the Cape Fear got a special treat this morning when boxing great James "Bonecrusher" Smith stopped by a local radio station. Full story...
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Marina fire damages two boats, dock

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An early morning fire damaged two boats at a New Hanover County marina. It happened around 5 a.m. at Canaday's Yacht Basin off Mason Landing Road. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Weinermobile coming to Wilmington

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The “dog” days of summer might be over, but the fun continues as Wilmington KOA Campground on Market Street hosts the legendary 27-foot-long Oscar Mayer Wienermobile on site September 9 and 10. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Commissioner Brian Berger renegs on interview, again; Says he's considering resigning

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video Twenty five minutes before New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger was supposed to do a live interview here at the TV station, he called and pulled the plug. He called it a "postponement" not a "cancellation" even though he confirmed twice over the weekend that he would show up. He did tell us on the phone though that he is considering resigning and needs to talk more to other commissioners first. Full story...
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Labor Day laborers optimistic about working the holiday

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video Many of you are fortunate enough to not be working on this day all about celebrating work and the economic and social impacts of workers. However, there are still those who are stuck in the daily grind as usual. Full story...
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Wilmington calls in Florida company to help with storm debris

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This past weekend, crews finished picking up more than 900,000 pounds of debris left from just last Monday's pick-up route. That is more than nine times the normal amount of debris for the Monday pick-up. Full story...
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