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New Hanover County News

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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Financial crisis for Southeastern Center for Mental Health

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videoThursday, we told you that nearly 100 local mental health agencies are suffering from the trickle-down affect from the Southeastern Center for Mental Health financial crisis. For developmentally disabled clients, like Lynetta Richardson, the service cutbacks Southeastern Mental Health has had to make, are effecting her in ways she never imagined. Full story...
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One-Stop voting still an option

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Today was the last day to register to vote for the general election November 4th. If you missed the 5:00 p.m. deadline, there is another option. Full story...
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Wilmington designer debuts new fashion line

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A Wilmington fashion designer will debut a new collection this weekend and is inviting the public to attend. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington concerns proposed to city council

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You may have seen the crowds that leave the downtown Wilmington bars on the weekends. At times, thousands of people are roaming the streets between 11:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said fifty percent of his police force is downtown controlling those crowds on the weekends. Full story...
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NAMI walk Saturday, October 11th

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Saturday, people will use their feet to bring awareness to mental illness. The Sixth Annual Walk for the National Alliance for Mental Health will start at 10:00 a.m. at Hugh MacRae Park. The Wilmington chapter is hosting the walk. Full story...
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Local Electronics Recycling Event

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Sony Electronics and Waste Management invite the public to drop off their outdated electronics for free recycling Saturday. Full story...
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New Hanover County Commission forum in Carolina Beach

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videoThe five candidates running for New Hanover County Commission had the microphone Thursday night. They went head-to-head at a candidate’s forum in Carolina Beach, co-sponsored by WWAY. Full story...
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Some parents upset about recent redistricting changes

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videoEarlier this week the New Hanover County School Board voted to do away with some controversial redistricting proposals. Bussing kids to schools across town is no longer a viable option. Full story...
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Dr. Robert Perry followup

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videoMore is being learned Thursday about a local doctor who surrendered his medical license. Robert Perry, a general practitioner, will face a Gaston County Grand Jury on suspicion of illegally prescribing medication. Full story...
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Spreading awareness about domestic violence

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videoThe month of October is dedicated to spreading awareness about domestic violence. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women in the United States. Numbers show one in every four households have either physical or sexual abuse in the home. Now, the stress many are under from our current economic crisis may increase statistics. Full story...
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