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New Hanover County News

Business booms during the Fourth of July in Carolina Beach

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videoTens of thousands of people took advantage of the holiday weekend to get out and enjoy some of the local attractions. The Wilmington Visitor's Bureau considers the Fourth of July holiday the busiest time of the year for our area. That means big money for local storeowners. Full story...
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Volunteers help clean up Masonboro

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videoBag after bag, volunteers picked up the last of the trash left over from boaters who went to Masonboro Island last weekend. Workers say this is the worst they've seen in years. Full story...
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Federal funds land at ILM

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Almost a million dollars of federal money is soaring its way into Wilmington International Airport. Full story...
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Google Earth shows off all dimensions of CFCC

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videoGoogle Earth allows us to explore the world from a whole new perspective. If you search ‘Cape Fear Community College’ at Google Earth, you can now check out the campus in three dimensions, thanks to a project completed by CFCC graphic designer Don Perkins. Full story...
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Operation Firecracker leads to many arrests

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Law enforcement was out in full force this holiday weekend, targeting drunk drivers, speeders, and other safety violators. Full story...
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Vehicle flipped after running a red light

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A two-car accident on New Centre Drive flipped one car upside down this morning. According to Wilmington police, a Jeep ran a red light at the intersection of New Centre and Market streets. Another SUV traveling across Market Street hit the Jeep, flipping it. Full story...
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Ed Kramer and three other fallen soldiers remembered in walk

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videoMore than 200 people gathered at the Wilmington Fire Department headquarters Sunday night to honor the lives of four fallen North Carolina soldiers; one of them, from right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Holiday foot traffic helps some downtown Wilmington businesses

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Thousands of people flocked to downtown Wilmington Saturday for the Independence Day fireworks. That included the many tourists who were in town for the holiday weekend. All the foot traffic downtown translated into dollars for businesses. Full story...
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Saffo, Haynes filing for re-election

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Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo headed to the New Hanover County Board of Elections office around eleven Monday morning to file for re-election. Wilmington City Council member Margaret Haynes will also file with the board of elections Monday. Full story...
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NHC Board of Education to vote on proposed budget Tuesday

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The New Hanover County Board of Education will vote on its proposed budget Tuesday. Superintendent Al Lerch said this has been the most challenging budget process in his 25 years with county schools. Full story...
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Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament wrapped up Sunday

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videoThe 35th Annual Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament wrapped up Sunday at Ogden Park in New Hanover County. Fifty squads participated over the weekend, including a handful of international squads - some came from as far away as Africa. Full story...
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Wilmington Art Gallery holds Windows of Wilmington scavenger hunt

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The Wilmington Art Gallery wants to send people on a scavenger hunt. A new exhibit called The Windows of Wilmington is a collection of 34 pieces of art portraying various windows within a ten block radius of the gallery Full story...
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Downtown lit up by Fourth's fireworks

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videoThe sky over the Battleship North Carolina was lit up Saturday night. The Thirteenth Annual Battleship Blast brought hundreds of spectators to downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Wilmington hosts tea party of their own

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Protesters against high taxes and deficit spending by the government used Tax Day to get their message out in events across the country. One protest was right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament underway at Ogden Park

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videoThe Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament has become a traditional event held the first weekend of July. Teams from all over the country, and one from as far away as Africa, are in Wilmington to compete in what may be the event's finest field yet. Full story...
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