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New Hanover County News

Foreclosure looms over The View

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The View on Water Street has been ordered to go up for public auction June 10 after the bank that provided its’ financing declared it will foreclose on the property - reports the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Full story...
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Rabies case confirmed in New Hanover County

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New Hanover County Animal Control Services has confirmed the second case of rabies for the year. Last Friday, ACS was notified that a Bittern Court resident had shot and killed a raccoon that had wandered onto the property. The homeowner also reported handling the carcass without protective gloves. Full story...
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Wilmington man with unique challenge creates works of art to honor victims of 9/11

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video Rachard McIntyre has a special gift for art, but says he always felt a little different. He was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, a high-functioning type of Autism in his early 20’s.He started drawing and painting at the age of five and since then has devoted most nights to creating artwork.Last year he decided to create something with great personal meaning. His drawings commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Full story...
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Sharks can't hold lead in season opener

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video The Wilmington Sharks took an early lead on Tuesday, but the Sharks couldn't hold the lead against the Fayetteville Swampdogs. Don't forget about Thursday's game at Buck Hardee Field. It'll be "WWAY Shirt Off Our Back Night." Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Neighbors react to HOA's decision to fine resident for patriotic display

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On Memorial Day, Willoughby Park resident Kelly Hill had a choice between removing a flag on her front door supporting her son, who is fighting in Afghanistan, or face a fine from the homeowner’s association. Full story...
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McIntyre to vote against raising debt ceiling

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The US House of Representatives votes tonight on a bill to raise the nation's debt ceiling by $2.4 trillion. It's not expected to pass, because the measure contains no spending cuts. Full story...
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As synthetic drugs become illegal, 'relaxation brownies' still available

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video We told you last week about a drug craze that becomes illegal tomorrow. With a ban on bath salts and other synthetic drugs going into effect, many folks are looking for legal ways to get high, or in some cases low. Full story...
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Port, river issues focus of joint federal effort in Wilmington

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Daily operations along the Cape Fear River will be more efficient thanks to a new joint effort in Wilmington. Full story...
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Healthier food options coming to six New Hanover elementary schools

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Healthier foods are coming to six New Hanover elementary schools this fall. They have been selected to participate in the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. Full story...
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All hands on deck for Memorial Day ceremony on Battleship North Carolina

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video The deck of the USS North Carolina was packed Memorial Day with people paying their respects to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Full story...
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