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New Hanover County News

Local reactions to McCain event

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videoThe McCain supporters who did not make it inside the Schwartz Center watched on the lawn on a jumbotron.

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Teenager stabbed at Ashley High

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videoNew Hanover County sheriff's deputies have arrested a suspect in a stabbing Friday night. The incident took place during a football game on the Ashley High School campus. Full story...
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John McCain in Wilmington Monday afternoon

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videoJohn McCain brought his straight talk express to Cape Fear Community College Monday afternoon. Several thousand people turned out for the event, more than the Schwartz Center could hold. Full story...
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McCain rally affects downtown business

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videoMonday afternoon crowds gathered outside the Schwartz Center in anticipation of the presidential nominee's speech. People from all over came to downtown Wilmington to hear John McCain speak. Full story...
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Obama supporters gathered today in Wilmington

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While the line grew in anticipation of Senator McCain's speech, Obama supporters gathered just a few blocks away. Nearly one hundred people turned out for a rally on the Wilmington waterfront, including Senator Tony Rand. Full story...
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Gray skies did not put a damper on Seafood, Blues and Jazz Festival

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videoDie hard jazz fans ignored gray skies Saturday to hear the blues. The 15th annual Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues and Jazz Festival kicked off this weekend. Full story...
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Many schools considering making SAT's optional

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videoFor many years, educators have debated the fairness of the SAT determining whether a student can get into college. That very question could be changing the way colleges admit students in the future. Many schools around the nation are considering making standardize testing optional. Full story...
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Sunday's walk to help end hunger

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With many food pantries struggling to keep their shelves full, some folks are trying to do their part to help end hunger. Participants in the 29th New Hanover County Stop Hunger Walk trekked around Greenfield Lake Sunday. Full story...
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Thalian Hall turns 150

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videoThalian Hall is now 150 years old, or young. Community members gathered to celebrate Thalian Hall's birthday on Sunday. Full story...
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Alzheimers fundraiser a big hit

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It was all about bump, set, and spike in an effort to help people with Alzheimers at Captian Bill's on Saturday. Full story...
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Breast cancer survivor organizes walk for charity

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The American Cancer Society held its first annual strides against breast cancer walk in Wilmington. Full story...
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Walk for mental illness

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At Hugh Macrae Park people were braving the rain to help raise awareness on mental illness. Full story...
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Suspected Wachovia bank robber caught

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Wilmington police arrested two people in connection to a Monday incident at a Wachovia bank. Full story...
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Mother of Slain Transgender Child Will Speak at UNC-Wilmington

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Renown Gay rights activist, Sylvia Guerrero will speak candidly about her slain transgender child for National Coming Out day. Full story...
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McCain to visit Port City Monday

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The North Carolina Republican Party said Sen. John McCain will bring his presidential campaign to Wilmington Monday. McCain will hold a town hall meeting at Cape Fear Community College's Schwartz Center. Full story...
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