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New Hanover County News

Cyclists want to raise bike safety awareness

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videoThe death of two cyclists in as many months has a local organization taking action. Full story...
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103 year old woman votes

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A Pleasure Island resident exercised her right to vote Monday. This isn't unusual - except for the fact that Lula McQuillan is 103. Full story...
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Home foreclosure tour a success

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Over the weekend 65 financially qualified buyers met with local realtors to tour 13 foreclosed home in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Friday storm causes damage at James A. Walker apartments

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Some folks in Wilmington woke up Saturday to find their apartment building in pieces. Residents believe strong winds from Friday's storm destroyed the side of the James A. Walker Apartment Building on Rankin Street. Full story...
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Fun Friday night at the Rock for the Cure event

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There were plenty of people out having a fun time in downtown Wilmington Friday night, but one group did it for a good cause. Full story...
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Airlie Road closed for repairs Monday

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If you are headed towards Airlie Road in Wilmington Monday, you will have to re-think your route. Airlie Road will be closed to thru traffic today between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Full story...
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Locals Visit Titan's Virginia plant

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videoTitan Cement may be holding its final information session Monday night, but for some local residents that's not enough. For them, seeing is believing. Full story...
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Howl-O-Ween party

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The Halloween holiday isn’t just for people anymore. In Wilmington, canines have been getting into the holiday spirit too. Full story...
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Former New Hanover High School Player Needs Kidney

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videoA former New Hanover high school football player is on the waiting list for a kidney transplant. Saturday, the community rallied around him to raise money. Full story...
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Foreclosure Tour

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videoThe slumping housing market and an increase in foreclosures are evidence of the tough economy. Locally steps are being taken to try and turn it around. Full story...
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Budget cuts for Wilmington and New Hanover County

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videoThe stock market dropped, gas prices spiked, the local real estate market slowed dramatically. All of those things put a hole in local government budgets. The City of Wilmington originally budgeted around Full story...
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Law enforcement officers preparing for a triathlon

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Some local law enforcement officers are gearing up for the Beach to Battleship triathlon in memory of their fallen comrades. Full story...
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Students question candidates on hot issues

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videoSome local politicians faced a tough crowd Friday morning. A student-candidate forum was held at the Schwartz Center in downtown Wilmington. The high school students wanted answers to questions on issues that matter to them. Full story...
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UNCW students working on ending hunger

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Student athletes, and volunteers spent part of the afternoon setting up for Stop Hunger Now, They will be packaging 100,000 meals to send to hungry people in Liberia. It is all part of Stop Hunger Now's campaign to send more than five million meals to the world's hungry. Full story...
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Wilmington Police looking for shoplifting suspects

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The Wilmington Police Department is asking for your help finding two women who shoplifted from the Kohl’s department store off Racine Drive. Full story...
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