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New Hanover County News

Tri-Span Run in Wilmington

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videoRunners filled the streets of downtown Wilmington Saturday morning for the annual Tri-Span run 10K run. It was a hot day to run, but that didn't stop John Rendleman from covering some of the elite runners in the Cape Fear region. Full story...
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Sluggish economy affects July 4 weekend at the Beach

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videoFourth of July weekend usually brings more people to the beach. This weekend, some store owners say there were fewer vacationers than usual--blaming a sluggish economy as a reason. Full story...
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USO open house

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videoOld wartime memorabilia, uniforms and old pictures hang on the museum's walls. The lobby was restored to look just like it did during the war. Full story...
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Lifeguard struck by boater

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videoA 54-year-old lifeguard is recovering, after a 28-foot boat hit him on his way to rescue two jetskiers Friday. Full story...
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USO Restoration Rededication

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videoWilmington has now laid claim to the title of "America's World War II City". That was just part of Thursday's rededication of the newly created and renovated Hannah Block Historic USO Building. Full story...
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Water pump noise angering residents

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videoA noisy wastewater treatment plant has created a lot of buzz in a New Hanover County neighborhood – literally. Full story...
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Missing New Hanover County girl

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The New Hanover County Sheriffs Office needs your help in bringing a local 16-year-old girl home safely. Full story...
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Electric car craze

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videoA man driving across the country in his part electric hybrid car made a stop in Wilmington to spread the word about plugging in rather than filling up. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Shuttle ready to roll

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Owners of the new Carolina Beach Shuttle say it will be ready to roll later this week, just in time for Pleasure Island's big Independence Day celebration. Full story...
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Cape Fear Rugby 7's Tournament Coming to Wilmington This Weekend

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videoThe Cape Fear Lily May's Pub Sevens Tournament will be held this weekend at Ogden Park in New Hanover County. We want to focus on the prestige of the tournament along with John Rendleman's attempt to suit up for the host team at their practice Tuesday evening. Full story...
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Public voices concerns about proposed cement plant

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videoTuesday night the Army Corps of Engineers gave people the chance to ask questions and voice concerns about the proposed Castle Hayne Titan America cement plant. The comments will be considered before the corps drafts an environmental impact statement about building along the Northeast Cape Fear River. Full story...
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Cape Fear Public Utility Authority begins service

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videoAfter more than 10 years of planning, New Hanover County and Wilmington's water and sewer systems have officially merged to become the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority. Full story...
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Update on Southeastern Center controversy

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The Southeastern Center for Mental Health is at the center of controversy in the state legislature. Full story...
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Traffic patterns for July 4 celebration in downtown Wilmington

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Huge crowds are expected at Friday's firework show in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Army Corps holds public meeting regarding Titan plant tonight

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Members of the public have a chance to voice their opinions tonight over the much-debated topic of bringing a Titan cement plant to New Hanover County. Full story...
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