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New Hanover County News

FIRST ON 3: Carolina Beach visitors take waterspout turned tornado in stride

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videoBeach visitors got an unusual treat: a front row seat to Mother Nature in the form of a waterspout. Folks at Carolina Beach were confused about if they should stay or leave after a waterspout ripped across the ocean, up the beach and over to the Carolina Beach Lake. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Witnesses help tell tornado story through photos, video

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videoA lot of folks in Carolina Beach who witnessed the water spout either took pictures or shot video of it. CHECK OUT VIEWER PHOTOS FROM CAROLINA BEACH WATERSPOUT/TORNADO Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Waterspout-turned-tornado hits Carolina Beach, NWS confirms EF-0

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video NWS Wilmington has confirmed an EF-0 tornado at Carolina Beach Thursday morning. WATCH VIDEO OF STORM INSIDE! Full story...
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Boy says he saw fin before marine animal bit him at Wrightsville Beach

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New details have been released on a child that suffered a bite by a marine animal yesterday. It happened about 4:00 yesterday afternoon near access number 8 in the vicinity of Moores inlet at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Jeweler uses car as carrot to keep kids in school

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videoThe local jeweler who gained national attention after giving away thousands of dollars in jewelery is at it again. This time around Alan Perry is giving away a car to a high school senior. Full story...
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Robinson fills open spot on New Hanover bench

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Gov. Bev Perdue today appointed Robin Wicks Robinson to the District Court bench for the 5th Judicial District which covers New Hanover and Pender Counties. She will fill the vacancy created by the death of Judge John Carroll. Full story...
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New Hanover County's insurance carrier settles jail death case

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The New Hanover County Attorney's Office has received a copy of the Release of All Claims and the Joint Stipulation of Dismissal with Prejudice in the Estate of Gary Rummer v. New Hanover County etal lawsuit. Full story...
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Child bitten by "marine animal" at Wrightsville Beach

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A child swimming at Wrightsville Beach was bitten by a "marine animal" according to Wrightsville Beach Police. It happened about 4 p.m. off access number 8 near Moore's Inlet. Full story...
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Toyota of Wilmington to expand despite Japan tsunami and economic recession

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video Toyota of Wilmington broke ground today, expanding their dealership to 65,000 square feet. But with the economy still in the dumps and the tsunami in Japan impacting Toyota, is this really the best time to expand? Full story...
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American flag making waves in Masonboro Inlet

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video The stars and stripes are perhaps our Nation’s most recognizable symbol. But a tribute to service members on Masonboro Island is making waves among boaters and the people in charge of the island. Full story...
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