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New Hanover County News

More NC counties join program to deport illegals

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Five North Carolina counties are joining a program to deport illegal immigrants. Full story...
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Suspected arrested in Ogden double murder

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies arrested Gerard Edward Altman Thursday afternoon. He has been charged with two counts of first degree murder in Wednesday's double murder in the Ogden area. Full story...
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Jobs with New Hanover County schools few and far between

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videoFor college grads looking to start their careers at New Hanover County schools, they might be out of luck. To match their shrinking budget, New Hanover County schools are being forced to tighten their belts. Full story...
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Wilmington's newest community opens Thursday

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Autumn Hall along Eastwood Road put three lots under contract in January, which is more than developers expected. Full story...
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Local social web site adding members daily

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videoA Wilmington social site is helping people connect on a local level. Similar to popular global social networks like Myspace, Facebook, and Linkedin, you can blog, chat, and send messages at 3rdstreetplaza.com, but the big difference is, it's all about this area. Full story...
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UNCW alumni directors are looking for help with financial aid

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In these hard economic times, the university is turning to their alumni to help with financial aid for students who need it. Full story...
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Halyburton Park's scheduled burn on Thursday

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Wilmington's Halyburton Park will be closed for most of the day Thursday to accommodate a prescribed burn. Full story...
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Deputies investigate double homicide

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Two people are dead today, and New Hanover County sheriff's deputies are calling the deaths suspicious. Full story...
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Battle lines are drawn as City Council approves annexation

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videoTuesday night City Council approved starting the annexation process, but not without some opposition. Full story...
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Despite high demand by students, cuts to CFCC's marine tech program may be on the way

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Cape Fear Community College is worried about the future of its nationally known marine technology program. Students in the program get gain hands-on experience by spending 30 days at sea studying the water and marine life. That experience will no longer be possible if the state makes more than half-a-million dollars in proposed cuts. Full story...
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Women become friends battling cancer, start Driving for Change

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videoMildred Bethea and Courtnay Chase met under unfortunate circumstances; their doctor introduced them, as they both battled breast cancer. Full story...
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Economic crunch could mean higher costs for UNCW

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videoLike other institutions around the country, UNC-Wilmington is also feeling the economic crunch. That could translate into higher costs for students. Full story...
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Familiar Wilmington face celebrates 95th birthday

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Dr. Sam Warshauer has been practicing medicine here in Wilmington since the forties. He served in World War II and returned to Wilmington in 1947. Full story...
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City votes about Monkey Junction annexation Tuesday night

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videoThe Monkey Junction annexation battle is heating up again, and the city of Wilmington may take the next step at tonight's meeting. Full story...
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Medina-Ruiz is looking for help as his ploy to get deported backfires

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videoA man accused of holding up a New Hanover County convenience store Friday said he was only looking for a way back to Mexico. Full story...
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