New Hanover County News
FIRST ON 3: Monkey Junction Blockbuster reopening
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/20/2011 - 11:54am.

Dish Network recently bought Blockbuster in a bankruptcy auction and agreed to take on leases for hundreds of the video rental stores.

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First class service coming to ILM
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/20/2011 - 11:25am.

Paying more to fly out of Wilmington could actually get you something in a few months. US Airways says it is bringing first class to its US Airways Express flights that service airports like Wilmington International.

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CFCC students put classroom learning to test in field
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 04/20/2011 - 10:51am.

Students in CFCC's Industrial Systems Technology program gathered at Fort Fisher to inspect the condition of a cannon used in historical reenactments. The students tested for cracks in the cannon, but they did it without tearing it apart.

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ONLY ON 3: Doodle Rescue fires back at Pantanos
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 10:59pm.

video The doodle drama continues for Congressional candidate Ilario Pantano.

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ECU sweeps UNCW in baseball
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 10:56pm.

The East Carolina have exploded against UNC Wilmington twice this season. The Pirates scored 20 runs back in March when they defeated UNCW 20-5. Tuesday's game in Greenville was closer, but it too was a high scoring affair for the Pirates.

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Wilmington City Council tables downtown parking changes
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 10:39pm.

Business owners and members of the public turned out at Tuesday's Wilmington City Council meeting anxious to hear how the council would vote on a possible hike in downtown parking rates.

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Deputies on the hunt for attempted armed robbery suspect
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 10:38pm.

New Hanover County deputies are looking for an attempted armed robbery suspect near the Pitt Stop at the intersection of Carolina Beach and Horn roads. The suspect was seen driving a late 90's model gold Cadillac. He is wearing a black hoodie and is armed according to New Hanover County Emergency Services.

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McDonald's serves up hiring day
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 3:19pm.

McDonald's is doing its best to help keep those numbers dropping. McDonald's restaurants across the country are looking for new employees.

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CFCC class discovers dinosaur egg
Submitted by IE on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 1:38pm.

It wasn't part of an Easter Egg hunt, but students at Cape Fear Community College recently discovered an egg during a geology class.

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Man hangs himself in Kings Grant Park
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/19/2011 - 1:34pm.

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a man hanged himself this afternoon from a tree in in Kings Grant Park. He was dead when emergency crews arrived.

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