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New Hanover County News

Historical marker honors US Colored Troops in Civil War

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videoA new historical marker now stands on the side of Market Street in Wilmington. It honors the Civil War efforts of slaves and free blacks who fought in the Port City. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover Co. Emergency Management Director briefs President Obama on hurricane season

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videoGov. Bev Perdue met with President Barack Obama today, the first day of the official hurricane season. Perdue took along New Hanover County Emergency Management Director Warren Lee as well. WWAY was the only Wilmington media outlet at the White House to talk with the participants about hurricane preparedness. Full story...
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American flags burned on Memorial Day

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videoMemorial Day is a day to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom but a New Hanover County neighborhood is still recovering from a Memorial Day tragedy after vandals set fire to American flags. One home even caught fire as a result. Full story...
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Weather Channel's Jim Cantore in town

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It's not often Jim Cantore comes to town when the sun is shining and the weather is quiet. Full story...
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CFCC Marine Tech Program funding in the state budget

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Cape Fear Community College's Marine Tech Program didn't get drowned out of this year's state budget afterall. Full story...
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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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