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New Hanover County News

US Marshals and Wilmington Police scoop up 220 fugitives

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videoA four day roundup yielded quite a crop of fugitives in the Wilmington area this week. 220 people were arrested, from violent criminals to probation absconders. Full story...
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NHC Sheriff's Dept. identify weapon in Vann murder, may have DNA

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It has been more than a month since 20-year-old Corey Vann was shot on River Road after leaving work at Brunswick Cove Nursing Home. Relatives were worried the case had gone cold, but the sheriff's department says their investigation continues. Full story...
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Program aims to help struggling Wilmington youth

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Saturday, the Wilmington Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance will hold its city-wide fellowship. Full story...
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Health care industry is hosting an open house

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New Hanover Regional Medical center is looking for new nursing aides. The hospital is hosting an open house Saturday. Full story...
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New text message hoax circulating

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Wilmington Police and New Hanover County deputies have received calls saying there is a text message/email hoax going around again. Full story...
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NC unemployment rates top 10 percent, NHC slightly below that

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videoState unemployment rates are at a 25 year high, and unfortunately, most of our area has a jobless rate higher than the state average. Full story...
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BASF's Wilmington plant prepares to close its doors

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At the end of the month BASF's Wilmington plant will close its doors. Thirty-three jobs will be eliminated when the company closes its vitamin plant on the March 31st. Full story...
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Boseman takes step to block Titan plant

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State Senator Julia Boseman upped the ante Thursday in the move to block Titan from building a cement plant near Wilmington.

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Marine Technology program at CFCC may stay afloat

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Perdue announced this week in her budget proposal, funding for marine programs will remain. CFCC officials said they will continue to keep their fingers crossed as the budget waits for legislative approval. Full story...
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Crews uncover a piece of American history at GE-Hitachi

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A piece of American history was unveiled Thursday on the grounds of the GE-Hitachi plant. A ground-penetrating radar, along with a dog team, have since been used to uncover exactly what was there. Full story...
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Dangerous Dog Court hears three cases Wednesday night

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videoNew Hanover County Dangerous Dog Court is a monthly feature on WWAY. There were three cases heard Wednesday night, as well as a lesson for us all on neutering. Full story...
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Screen Gems on track for opening

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The third-largest film and production stage in the United States is on track to open in a couple of months here in the Port City. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Towing concerns mount

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videoSome folks who were recently towed from outside the Long Leaf Mall Gold's Gym have a particularly frustrating story. Not only were they paying customers, annoyed to be towed while they were working out, but when they went to pick up their cars from the towing company, the women got charged more than the men. Full story...
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With 100 positions unfilled, NHC manager talks of challenges ahead

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videoMore than 100 job positions are, or will soon be, unfilled. As a result, departments are being restructured. Despite the changes, county leaders stress that public safety will not be compromised. Full story...
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Online marketing the topic of conversation at a local breakfast

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Business owners are recognizing the importance of marketing their companies on the internet. A crowd of more than five hundred gathered at the Hilton in Wilmington Wednesday to talk about it. Full story...
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