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New Hanover County News

JUST ADD HOPE: Cape Fear Volunteer Center

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video We often hear from viewers who say we should do more positive news than the typical gloom and doom that fills newscasts and papers. While we do often cover positive stories, we're going to try to more consistently focus on some of the good things going on in our community and the people and groups doing them. WWAY's Asha Davé shows us how the world can be changed if you JUST ADD HOPE. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Police say statements not only factor in domestic violence arrests

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video After New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger's arrest Friday on a domestic violence charge, both he and the alleged victim said the incident was blown out of proportion. That's led a lot of people to wonder why Berger, or anyone in a similar situation, would be charged and why police have the latitude to make such an arrest. Full story...
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Hammerheads start US Open Cup play tonight

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The Wilmington Hammerheads step out of USL play tonight at Legion Stadium. The pro soccer team is in first round action in the Lamar Hunt US Oen Cup. Wilmington will host the Central Florida Kraze out of the USL's Professional Development League. Full story...
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Annexation rules changes head to full Senate

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Changes to rules governing forced annexations by North Carolina towns and cities are one step closer to passage after being years in the making. Full story...
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AG Cooper says state budget 'really cutting to the bone'

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North Carolina Attorney General says the current state budget proposal could hurt law enforcement in the state. Full story...
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Fallen firefighter's legacy rings on

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Family and friends honored the memory of a fallen firefighter today. Capt. John Miller died in a helicopter crash off Carolina Beach Road in 2008. A brass bell was dedicated in his name at Cape Fear Community College's Safety Training Center. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach picks new police chief

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The Town of Wrightsville Beach has picked a new police chief. Town Manager Bob Simpson says the town has hired Dan House. Full story...
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Woman died from injuries suffered in fire

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The New Hanover County fire marshal says Laura Martin, 51, died at the North Carolina Burn Center in Chapel Hill. Full story...
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Truck driver charged in New Hanover man's death

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Police have now arrested a 20-year-old truck driver in the death of a motorcycle rider in Wilmington. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover Co. GOP Chairwoman doesn't want to hear about Berger

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Rhonda Amoroso is getting inundated with email these days. The Chairwoman of the New Hanover County Republicans is hearing from constituents across the county about County Commissioner Brian Berger. Problem is, according to Vice Chairman Joe Rumsey, she doesn't want to hear about it. Full story...
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