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New Hanover County News

Troubleshooters: Older resident having trouble finding work

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videoHarvey Jackson is 70. Despite his good health and willingness to take almost any job he could find, he says employers can't seem to look past his age. Full story...
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Property taxes, Wave Transit discussed at Wilmington City Council meeting

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Resident's voice concerns over possible tax hike, Wave Transit gets additional funding. Full story...
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New Hanover County holds hurricane evacuation drill

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Hurricane Katrina reminded all of us just how important it is to prepare before a hurricane strikes. New Hanover County Emergency Management officials are getting their ducks in a row in the event a massive storm hits our coast. Full story...
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Detectives still investigating remains found off Carolina Beach Road

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More than three weeks after human remains were found off of Carolina Beach Road, detectives are still awaiting DNA results to identify the victims. Full story...
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Three bridges in Wrightsville Beach need to be repaired

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videoThree bridges in Wrightsville Beach need to be repaired. Full story...
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High gas prices affect local deliveries

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videoHigh gas prices are affecting the pizza man and the florist. Both are feeling the pinch. Full story...
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UNCW launches wave buoy

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Earlier this month UNCW's Coastal Ocean Research & Monitoring program deployed the first ever "wave buoy" in this part of North Carolina. Full story...
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State of Our Schools: Education Issues

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videoMany people think our country's future rests on how well we educate our children. There is growing concern that American children are falling behind. Full story...
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Delgado trial update

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New Hanover County prosecutors interviewed their first witnesses today in the Tyrone Delgado trial. Full story...
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Resident organization hopes to stop Titan Cement plant

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videoConcerned residents spoke to county commissioners at a meeting today. While an official contract hasn't been signed, Governor Easley has officially announced Titan America's plan to build a cement plant in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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Fort Fisher Combat Fun Run

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videoThe Fort Fisher Air Force Base served as the backdrop for a combat fun run on Sunday. The event was a fundraiser for the local non-profit "Step Up For Soldiers" and proceeds will benefit the fallen soldiers memorial in Wilmington which will be dedicated next month. Full story...
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Big Greek Weekend

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videoYou wouldn't know Greek Fest was winding down today by the crowds of people who decided to stop by. Full story...
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Cape Fear Memorial Bridge closing

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Starting May 27, one lane of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge will be shutdown during the day Monday through Thursday. Between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., the bridge will be closed to traffic altogether. Full story...
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City of Wilmington going green

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videoThe city of Wilmington is doing its part to help the area be a little greener. Full story...
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First witness takes stand in Delgado trial

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videoJury selection is over, and attorneys have made their opening statements. The first witness took the stand this afternoon in the trial for Tyrone Delgado. Full story...
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