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New Hanover County News

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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Health care for those who lack proper insurance

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videoHealth care experts say the link comes down to dollars and cents; those with more money tend to be healthier, but that doesn't have to be the case. Full story...
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Some optimism in the local real estate market

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videoIt was a self-proclaimed power breakfast, packed with hundreds of area power brokers; all looking for answers about the economy, specifically the real estate market in our area. Full story...
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Toys for Tots and Harley Davidson on a mission for donations

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To help needy New Hanover County kids, Toys for Tots is teaming up with the Harley Davidson store in Wilmington. Full story...
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City Council to meet Friday about additional budget cuts

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videoBudget cuts are likely on the way for the city of Wilmington. City Council expects the amount of money the city gets from property and sales tax to drop this fiscal year. Full story...
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Panel met Thursday night to discuss New Hanover County's trash issues

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videoA panel of county leaders and journalists spent some of Thursday night discussing the best way to dispose of New Hanover County's growing loads of trash. Full story...
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More support for a local veterans center

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There was more momentum Thursday night behind the move to get a veterans center in Wilmington. The organizing group held its second meeting and has enlisted more support. Full story...
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