New Hanover County News
New Congressional map would split New Hanover, Pender
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 7:51pm.

A new plan to redraw Congressional districts in North Carolina would radically change the way southeastern North Carolina is represented in Washington. Meanwhile, the two men who planned to run for the 7th District Congressional seat still plan to run in that district, regardless of where it is.

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Liquor license could be issue in selling downtown bars
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 4:40pm.

video Whoever buys the businesses would get everything included: the pool tables, the coolers and all the equipment it takes to run both. The only thing the buyer would have to do is apply for an alcohol permit. Recently that's has not been an easy thing to do downtown.

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Court: Strickland family's lawsuit against UNCW can move forward
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 2:47pm.

The state Court of Appeals says a lawsuit filed by a college student killed by a sheriff's deputy against UNCW can move forward.

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Sick dog escapes from emergency vet
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 1:43pm.

Juno was taken to the Emergency Vet in Wilmington on Saturday night and escaped from there a few hours later, just after midnight. She was last seen headed eastbound on Oleander Road near K38 Baja Grill toward Wrightsville Beach.

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Global Nuclear Fuel halts production after safety system failure
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 1:34pm.

Global Nuclear Fuel in Castle Hayne has halted its fuel making operation after a malfunction with its alarm horns during a test.

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Serpentarium offers reward, won't press charges if tortoises returned
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 12:52pm.

They're not exactly the most inconspicuous of animals, but someone has stolen two large tortoises from a Wilmington reptile exhibit.

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Find out about N. 3rd Street improvements Wednesday
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 12:50pm.

Work is set to begin the first week of August on improvements to the city's gateway on North 3rd Street. An informational meeting about the project will be held on Wednesday from 5:30–7 p.m. in City Council Chambers at City Hall for anyone who would like more information.

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Cop Camp a chance for kids to bond with officers
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 9:27am.

A week with police is a treat to 25 students in Wilmington this week. Wilmington Police officers donated their time to rising sixth graders for a week of fun activities at Cop Camp.

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Report: PPD for sale; Eshelman comments
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 10:59pm.

video According to a statement, following recent stock market developments, PPD's board of directors has asked management to review PPD's strategic plan and capital structure with a focus on unlocking value for shareholders.

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Weekend checkpoints serve up over 500 charges for drivers
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 07/18/2011 - 4:47pm.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol issued 564 charges this weekend during various checkpoints around the Cape Fear.

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