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New Hanover County News

McCain visit Monday put strain on CFCC students parking

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John McCain's visit to Cape Fear Community College Monday put a strain on downtown Wilmington's already limited parking. Some Cape Fear Community College students complained about not having a place to park. Full story...
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School officials to take extra precaution after stabbing

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videoAfter a stabbing took place during last week's Ashley High School football game, parents may think twice before letting their kids go this weekend. Full story...
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Southeastern Center for Mental Health might get extra funds

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The Southeastern Mental Health funding crisis is now in the hands of state legislators and New Hanover County Commissioners. Full story...
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Dog shot by Department of Corrections officer

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videoA local family is mourning the loss of their pet today. The dog was shot yesterday by a Wilmington probation officer. Full story...
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Bedford Fair plans on closing

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Employees from Bedford Fair, a mail order catalogue company, say they were told the Wilmington based warehouse will close September of next year. Full story...
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Campaign interview with McCain journalist

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videoWith three weeks to go until Election Day, a lot of people involved in the campaigns are looking forward to going home, including the journalists whose job it is to go along for the ride. Full story...
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Forum focuses on gun violence in New Hanover County

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videoPolice say there are at least 300 gang members in New Hanover County. And for every known member, they say there are several more unknowns. With gangs come gun violence, and many fear it is on the rise here. Full story...
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Child Development Center in Wilmington teaches children a second language

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videoPreschoolers at the Child Development Center in Wilmington do not know it yet, but they are learning a second language, sign language, through music. Full story...
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Local reactions to McCain event

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videoThe McCain supporters who did not make it inside the Schwartz Center watched on the lawn on a jumbotron.

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Teenager stabbed at Ashley High

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videoNew Hanover County sheriff's deputies have arrested a suspect in a stabbing Friday night. The incident took place during a football game on the Ashley High School campus. Full story...
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John McCain in Wilmington Monday afternoon

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videoJohn McCain brought his straight talk express to Cape Fear Community College Monday afternoon. Several thousand people turned out for the event, more than the Schwartz Center could hold. Full story...
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McCain rally affects downtown business

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videoMonday afternoon crowds gathered outside the Schwartz Center in anticipation of the presidential nominee's speech. People from all over came to downtown Wilmington to hear John McCain speak. Full story...
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Obama supporters gathered today in Wilmington

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While the line grew in anticipation of Senator McCain's speech, Obama supporters gathered just a few blocks away. Nearly one hundred people turned out for a rally on the Wilmington waterfront, including Senator Tony Rand. Full story...
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Gray skies did not put a damper on Seafood, Blues and Jazz Festival

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videoDie hard jazz fans ignored gray skies Saturday to hear the blues. The 15th annual Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues and Jazz Festival kicked off this weekend. Full story...
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Many schools considering making SAT's optional

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videoFor many years, educators have debated the fairness of the SAT determining whether a student can get into college. That very question could be changing the way colleges admit students in the future. Many schools around the nation are considering making standardize testing optional. Full story...
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