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New Hanover County News

Yard sale shopping is just a click away

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videoSaturday yard sale shopping is a routine way to find a good bargain, and there is a website that can save you some of the headache. Full story...
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Lower Cape Fear Hospice facing hard times

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videoThe Center for Medicare and Medicaid has cut $1.2 million in payments over three years for Lower Cape Fear Hospice. That is forcing the organization to scale back its operation while maintaining its services. Full story...
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Early risers busy cleaning up downtown Wilmington

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videoUnder the cover of night, the city of Wilmington works to make sure the downtown streets look clean. With the numbers of bars and restaurants there, the central business district goes through a lot of trash. Full story...
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Corning plans layoffs at Wilmington facility

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Corning has confirmed it will lay off workers at its Wilmington facility next month. Full story...
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Discussion Tuesday night on whale strandings

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A presentation at the Cape Fear Museum Tuesday night will discuss protecting the state's whale population. Full story...
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Business booming at local pawn shops

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While some businesses are struggling, area pawn shops are booming. Many are pawning their items for the cash to spend, while others are looking to spend to snatch up the deals. Full story...
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Monkey Junction to possibly join city

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Monkey Junction could soon be one step closer to being part of the city of Wilmington. City council members vote Tuesday night on a resolution of intent, which is the first part of a possible annexation. Full story...
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Big prices come in small packages

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Presents in small packages could cost you a bit more money this year. The price of gold rose nearly twenty dollars an ounce to almost $800 Monday. Gold prices had hovered around $450 for decades. Full story...
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City Council to decide on Jason Thompson's replacement

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video37 people applied for Thompson's position; three have risen to top of city council's list. Full story...
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Remembering Pearl Harbor at Battleship Park

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videoDozens of people gathered at Battleship Park to honor those who died and survived the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Five local men still remember the attack like it was yesterday. Full story...
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Recent grant is helping preserve Eagles Island

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videoAcross the Cape Fear River from Wilmington lies an island unknown to many. But conservationists are trying to preserve its natural beauty. A recent grant is helping them accomplish that goal. Full story...
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Island of Lights Holiday Flotilla puts Carolina Beach in the Christmas spirit

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videoChristmas came a little early in Carolina Beach. The Nineteenth Annual Island of Lights Holiday Flotilla Saturday night had locals in the Christmas mood. Full story...
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Fashion Victims Ball a good time for all

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Hundreds of people sacrificed fashion for a good cause Saturday. More than 600 tickets were sold for the Fashion Victims Ball at the Coastline Convention Center. All the money raised goes to benefit local charities. Full story...
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Wilmington Railroad Museum recreates Polar Express

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Imagine actually experiencing being on the Polar Express. In Wilmington, it almost became a reality. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Coast Guard collects toys

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The Wrightsville Beach Coast Guard collected toys for needy children on Saturday. In all, they raised more than $5,000 in toys and a few hundred in monetary donations. Full story...
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