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New Hanover County News

Wilmington receiving applications for city council seat

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The city of Wilmington has started to receive some applications for its soon-to-be vacant city council seat. So far, three men have applied for Jason Thompson's spot. Full story...
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SABLE helicopter catches a group of robbery suspects

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Police say the SABLE helicopter's new infrared camera system was instrumental in catching a group of robbery suspects Saturday night. Full story...
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Traffic advisory for downtown Wilmington Tuesday night

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The intersection of Second and Market streets will be closed Tuesday night because of construction. Full story...
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Holiday travel filling up quickly

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videoIf you haven't made your holiday travel plans, you're not out of luck, yet. Most people say the economy won't stop them from traveling this holiday season, but airport officials say some folks are waiting to book their flights. Full story...
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American Legion honoring old American flags

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The American Legion Post 10 will hold a proper disposal ceremony for old American flags Tuesday. Full story...
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Holden Beach to get help to replenish shore

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Officials in Holden Beach are hoping the oceanfront that hosts tourists in 2009 will be the same as it was last summer before Tropical Storm Hanna hit in early September. Full story...
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Man updated to serious condition after garbage truck accident

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A 70-year-old man is in critical condition Monday morning after a garbage truck struck his vehicle Sunday afternoon. Full story...
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Board of Education member-elect is concerned about AYP scores

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videoOnly 26 percent of New Hanover County schools met Adequate Yearly Progress in the reading category this year. Both parents and a new member of the school board are concerned about the results. Full story...
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Free parking at Wrightsville Beach

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With it feeling more like spring recently, people have been spending their days at the beach and their wallets are getting a bit of a break. Full story...
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Fifth Annual Wrightsville Beach Sea Kayak Race

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Saturday was a beautiful day to be out on the water. For local kayakers, the conditions were nearly perfect. They took part in the Fifth Annual Wrightsville Beach Sea Kayak Race. Full story...
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Artifact workshop for Native American Heritage Month

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Some history buffs dusted off their treasures Sunday. In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, Cape Fear Community College hosted an artifact workshop. Full story...
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1898 Memorial Dedication

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videoWilmington's dark history gave way to a much brighter future Saturday. The 1898 memorial was officially dedicated. Full story...
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Chemical spill update

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A chemical spill in Wilmington has been contained. Liquid fertilizer leaked from a tank at the Linder Morgan facility Friday night. Full story...
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Latino festival

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videoWilmington was a little spicy Saturday, that's because people came together to indulge in the sights and sounds of Latin America. And for many festival goers, there was a lot to celebrate. Full story...
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Chemical leak at Wilmington facility

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A chemical leak at a liquid storage facility in Wilmington kept haz-mat crews busy Friday night. Full story...
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