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New Hanover County News

Deputies investigate double homicide

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Two people are dead today, and New Hanover County sheriff's deputies are calling the deaths suspicious. Full story...
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Battle lines are drawn as City Council approves annexation

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videoTuesday night City Council approved starting the annexation process, but not without some opposition. Full story...
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Despite high demand by students, cuts to CFCC's marine tech program may be on the way

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Cape Fear Community College is worried about the future of its nationally known marine technology program. Students in the program get gain hands-on experience by spending 30 days at sea studying the water and marine life. That experience will no longer be possible if the state makes more than half-a-million dollars in proposed cuts. Full story...
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Women become friends battling cancer, start Driving for Change

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videoMildred Bethea and Courtnay Chase met under unfortunate circumstances; their doctor introduced them, as they both battled breast cancer. Full story...
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Economic crunch could mean higher costs for UNCW

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videoLike other institutions around the country, UNC-Wilmington is also feeling the economic crunch. That could translate into higher costs for students. Full story...
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Familiar Wilmington face celebrates 95th birthday

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Dr. Sam Warshauer has been practicing medicine here in Wilmington since the forties. He served in World War II and returned to Wilmington in 1947. Full story...
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City votes about Monkey Junction annexation Tuesday night

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videoThe Monkey Junction annexation battle is heating up again, and the city of Wilmington may take the next step at tonight's meeting. Full story...
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Medina-Ruiz is looking for help as his ploy to get deported backfires

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videoA man accused of holding up a New Hanover County convenience store Friday said he was only looking for a way back to Mexico. Full story...
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US Marshals arrest Dywaune Simpson murder suspect

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Another arrest has been made in the 2007 murder of Dywaune Simpson at the Nesbitt Court Apartments. Full story...
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Boseman wants to limit rights of private investigators

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videoHow far is too far when it comes to the rights of private investigators? State Senator Julia Boseman wants the laws to be stricter for P.I.'s. Boseman has a history with P.I.'s. Her former partner had her followed by a P.I. who wasn't properly licensed, and took pictures of her allegedly violating their child custody agreement. Full story...
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Larry Thompson sentenced to jail time for murder of Morris Cuttino

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A Wilmington man was sentenced to eighteen-and-a-half years in prison in New Hanover County Court on Monday. Larry Thompson pled guilty to three charges, including second-degree murder of Morris Cuttino in August of 2007. Full story...
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Murrills stop by WWAY before heading off to Grammy Awards

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A Wilmington family turned gospel group is getting ready for this weekend's Grammy awards. The Murrills' debut album "Family Prayer" is nominated for Best Contemporary R-and-B Gospel Album at Sunday's awards show in Los Angeles. Full story...
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Many gathered Sunday to mourn the death of Alton Corey Vann

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videoInvestigators continue to search for clues about who killed a 20-year-old man early Thursday morning in New Hanover County while friends and family cope with the loss. Full story...
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Tregembo Zoo's "Woodchuck" Day

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videoMonday at the Tregembo Zoo will be all about shadow. No we are not talking about shadow the lack leopard, but the shadow of groundhog Monkey Junction Mike. Full story...
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Cameron Art Museum goes Toy Crazy

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The Toy Crazy exhibit is open for kids of all ages at the Cameron Art Museum. More than 200 vintage trinkets and toys are on display. Full story...
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