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New Hanover County News

Wilmington Antique Show and Sale this weekend

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It is that time of year again. The Wilmington Antique Show and Sale is happening this weekend downtown. Full story...
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Investigators believe River Road murder victim died from gunshot wound

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An investigation is underway after a 20-year-old man was found dead on the side of River Road early Thursday morning. Full story...
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Not the first time Banks involved in murder according to WPD

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videoJaqualah Banks was charged yesterday with the murder of Daryon Walker outside Snipes Academy, but her record began long before that, despite the fact she's only a teenager. Full story...
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Find all the Super Bowl ads through a local website

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videoYou can probably bet Monday morning after the big game everybody at work is going to be talking about their favorite Super Bowl commercials. Full story...
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Wade Park opens

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Wilmington is a little greener tonight. Mayor Bill Saffo and other elected officials cut the ribbon at Wade Park Thursday. The City of Wilmington acquired the 17 acres of land from New Hanover County in 2005. Full story...
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CFCC wants you to take your butts elsewhere

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There will soon be fewer "butts" outside Cape Fear Community College. That is because the Board of Trustees approved the campus to go tobacco-free starting August 1st. Full story...
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Catholic schools hoop it up

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It's rivalry week for two Catholic schools in New Hanover County. For the fourth year in a row, St. Mary’s and St. Mark’s Catholic schools’ 8th graders played each other in an intense game of basketball. Full story...
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River Road reopens as victim is identified

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies closed a stretch of River Road early this morning as they investigate what they say is a homicide. Full story...
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First-ever class at Mosley Center receives diplomas

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The seven members of the first-ever class at the Mary Mosley Performance Learning Center received their diplomas Wednesday. Full story...
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New park in Wilmington opens Thursday

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A ribbon cutting takes place at James E.L. Wade Park at 3500 Bethel Road. It begins at 10:30 Thursday morning. Full story...
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Police make arrests in two Wilmington murders

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department made arrests in the Daryon Walker and Dyuane Simpson murder cases Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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Immigrants become US citzens in Southport

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videoAt Wednesday’s naturalization ceremony in Southport, 98 people became US citizens. For Rafael Torres and many others, citizenship has been a long time coming. “This is the end of the process today, after basically 1999 when I arrived in North Carolina." Full story...
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New company to use Port of Wilmington

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More business is on the way for the Port of Wilmington Independent Container Line has signed on to begin weekly service between Wilmington, and northern Europe and the United Kingdom. The weekly trips will start in late March. Full story...
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Star News classifieds down by thirty percent

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The New York Times Company is battling along with the rest of the newspaper industry to remain upright during the financial meltdown. The Star News, which is owned by the Times, has seen a decrease in in classifieds and ad revenue as well. Full story...
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Recession is bringing tough times to downtown businesses

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videoHere in Wilmington, the recession continues to hit downtown businesses with a one-two punch, leading some businesses owners to fear they will have to close their doors. Full story...
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