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New Hanover County News

CFCC invites public to community-wide open house this weekend

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On Saturday, April 5, CFCC will hold an open house celebration that offers over 100 educational exhibits for people of all ages. Subjects covered in the exhibits will range from the visual and performing arts, to boat building and marine science, renewable energy, health care, computer technology, skilled trades and much more. Full story...
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Economist: Regional economic outlook positive

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videoThe spring outlook looks good. We're not talking weather. We're talking money. Area professionals and bankers mixed business with breakfast this morning during PNC's Regional Economic Outlook. Full story...
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McComas steps down from Ports Authority Board

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Danny McComas has stepped down as chair of the North Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors. He informed the governor of his decision to resign in a letter dated Monday. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. OKs process to select top teachers

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School officials in New Hanover County now have a plan to select their top teachers under a new teacher tenure law. Full story...
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Jewelry sales benefit autism awareness

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videoApril is Autism Awareness month and some local stylists are joining a nationwide effort to raise money for autism awareness and provide financial support for families dealing with autism. Check out this story to learn how you can buy some gorgeous items that help others. Full story...
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Council to fund part of Wave budget

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Wilmington City Council voted unanimously to fund part of the transit authority's operating budget. Full story...
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Wilmington firefighters and police push for higher pay

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videoWilmington firefighters and police officers are demanding better treatment and fair pay from city leaders. Dozens of first responders and their supporters picketed in front of City Hall and then took their frustrations before City Council. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Woman charged with sister's murder after Carolina Beach shooting

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videoA woman has been charged with her sister's murder after a shooting this morning in Carolina Beach. Carolina Beach Police say the first calls came in just before 7:30 a.m. reporting shots fired near condos in the 600 block of Carolina Beach Ave. S. Full story...
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Stabbing in Hillcrest Community

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videoThere was a stabbing late Tuesday afternoon but no victim at first. Wilmington Police said the stabbing happened near 13th Street in the Hillcrest Community around 5 p.m. But, investigators said the suspect and victim were no where to be found. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Kimberly Holland

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videoKindergarten teacher Kimberly Holland goes beyond the basics of reading, writing and math. She also teaches life lessons about empathy, support and giving. She's WWAY's Teacher of the Week. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: City, county look to work together on future storm clean-up

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video New Hanover County has told the City of Wilmington it will not help foot some of the city's bill to clean up from February's ice storm. But could the mess be a spark for county-city cooperation? Full story...
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Defrosting freezer blamed for apartment fire near UNCW

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videoInvestigators say an unattended heater left to thaw a freezer led to a fire that damaged an apartment building near UNCW this morning. Full story...
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Keatts gets 5-year, incentive-laden contract from UNCW

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videoUNCW new men's basketball coach will have to bank on success on the court if he wants to make as much money as his predecessor. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Police release new photos of restaurant robbery suspects

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videoCarolina Beach Police have released new, color photos released of suspects wanted for breaking into a restaurant two weeks ago. Full story...
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CFPUA to shut off water along N. 4th St. Friday

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videoParts of northern Wilmington will lose water service for a few hours Friday afternoon as CFPUA crews replace three water valves. Full story...
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