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New Hanover County News

Pats cut New Hanover, UNC alum Crumpler

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The NFL may be back to work, but a New Hanover High alum is looking for work.Alge Crumpler was one of a number of players the New England Patriots cut today. Full story...
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Photographers help bridge distance for military families

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videoPicture this: A local non-profit is spanning the distance between military families while on deployment one photo shoot at a time. HeartsApart.org works to capture memories in pictures for military families that they can cherish at home or away. Full story...
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Tourism funds to pay to reverse Carolina Beach road diet

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videoJust one year after putting North Lake Park Blvd. on a diet, Carolina Beach Town Council has decided to fatten the road because of traffic issues. Most town leaders, residents and visitors agree two lanes is not enough for the busy weekend traffic that sometimes means about 30,000 vehicles a day. Full story...
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One of three Convention Center hotel bids pulled

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One of the three developers that wanted to build a hotel at the Wilmington Convention Center has withdrawn its bid. Full story...
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Eastern Equine Encephalitis found in New Hanover County

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New Hanover County Health Department encourages people to protect themselves from mosquito bites and the risk of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Recent testing in the local sentinel chicken flock confirmed a positive sample of EEE in New Hanover County. This raises concerns about the mosquito-borne disease making its way into the human and equine populations. Human incidence of EEE is rare, but it is a dangerous disease. Full story...
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Unemployment surges across Cape Fear

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As leaders in Raleigh finish up their legislative session and the folks in Washington wrangle about the debt ceiling, jobs seem to be disappearing in southeastern North Carolina. The newest numbers just released by the Employment Security Commission show the unemployment rate jumped in each of the five counties in our area from May to June. Full story...
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Sierra Club volunteer to give presentation of wind energy benefits to New Hanover Co. Commissioners

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Our state may soon be home to off shore wind farms. That’s according to Mac Montgomery, who volunteers with the North Carolina Sierra Club for offshore wind. Full story...
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Critter expert discusses newest pests infesting our area

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video Cockroaches, bed bugs and ants, oh my! Hundreds of pest control technicians convened in Wrightsville Beach to share secrets and tips of how to better master bugs and rodents. Though very tiny, some even invisible to the naked eye, pests can multiply quickly, rapidly becoming a huge problem for homeowners. WWAY spoke with a critter expert about some of the newest pests that have made a home for themselves in this area. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Hit & run suspect in court, has several prior charges

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videoThe woman accused of hitting 21-year-old Cody Khan earlier this month and then driving away was in court facing numerous charges this morning. It was a busy day in court for Kane, who had to be in two separate courtrooms for four separate charges. We attempted to catch up with Kane after court, asking her if she had anything to say to Khan's family. Full story...
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Brett Blizzard basketball camp wraps up

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video WWAY Full Court Press co-host Brett Blizzard has been busy with a high school basketball summer league, a basketball school and a basketball camp. Blizzard finally has some relief. Camp wrapped up on Thursday. Click play video to see camp highlights and one of the best Brett Blizzard slam dunks of all time. Full story...
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