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New Hanover County News

Boseman says committee members caved to Titan lobbyists

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videoAn effort to slow down Titan America's plans for a cement plant in Castle Hayne may be on hold itself. Full story...
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UNCW Marine Science gets a boost from NOAA

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UNCW's Marine Science program is growing. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, is putting up $22 million to fund research, and a brand new research center in Florida. Full story...
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Earlier school start drawing some opposition

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North Carolina students may get the summer vacations cut short. School officials argue that starting school earlier in August would help with exam schedules for students, but the bill has plenty of opposition. Full story...
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Miss Bessie goes for first motorcycle ride on 102nd birthday

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It was a very special ride for one local senior who celebrated her 102nd birthday. Bess Tancrelle took to the streets on a Harley Davidson this morning while her 98-year-old sister Clara saddled up in the side buggy. Full story...
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Big deposit made thanks to Stamp Out Hunger

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Saturday's Stamp Out Hunger event yielded quite a harvest. Letter carriers in the Wilmington area collected nearly 37,000 pounds of food for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Full story...
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New House districts pass initial vote

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A new map of House districts for Pender and New Hanover County passed a second reading in the House Monday night 116-to-1. Full story...
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Local reaction to postage increase

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videoThe US Post Office is now charging us two more cents for a first class stamp. WWAY’s John Rendleman has more on the postage increase. Full story...
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Cape Fear Commutes 2035 gathering input for traffic plan

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A series of open houses has begun throughout the region to gather input on the Cape Fear Commutes 2035 traffic plan. The north campus of Cape Fear Community College hosted Monday night's open house. Full story...
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Wilmington: Coastal Dream Town

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In Coastal Living Magazine's May issue of Best Places to Live in the Region for Every Budget, the Port City came in 18th. Full story...
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Star News prints final local edition

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videoIt's an impact being felt across the newspaper industry, fewer people are relying on the morning paper for their connection to the world. That combined with tough times, equal changes at the Star News. Full story...
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Schools could be starting closer to beginning of August

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State lawmakers could be cutting summer vacation short for North Carolina students. Proposed legislation may allow schools to start the academic year two weeks earlier in August. The bill would allow public schools to open as early as August 8th. Full story...
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Charlie Lipari honored for helping others with ALS

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videoThroughout the month of May, 31 people, including one Wilmington man, are telling their stories in the Muscular Dystrophy Association's national campaign promoting awareness about Lou Gehrig's Disease. Full story...
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Myrtle Grove Middle softball field semi-finalist in Kellogg's contest

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A student at Myrtle Grove Middle School is hoping to get the schools' softball field a makeover. Bailey Williams entered a contest through Kellogg's Frosted Flakes to revamp the field. Full story...
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Wave bus turns into fireball

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Four passengers and a Wave Transit bus driver are safe after the bus caught on fire around 6:30 Saturday night near Market and Wayne streets in Wilmington. Full story...
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UNCW grads enter the real world

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Another round of college graduates entered the real world Saturday, as it was day two for graduation ceremonies at UNCW. Family and friends gathered in Trask Coliseum during two processions for the College of Arts and Sciences. Full story...
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