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New Hanover County News

World War I Memorial moved to river front

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videoMoving an 8-10,000 pound monument is no easy task, but a crew of men did just that this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Wilmington Police say man trying to buy pot shot in butt

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videoWilmington Police say a man who was shot in the butt last night was trying to buy pot from a dealer when a group of teens robbed him. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The RIGHT Hook

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videoIt has been long said, in some way shape or form, that an idle mind is a devil's playground. You're about to meet Lyle and Deryll. They are a one-two punch in Wilmington. But their reach? Let's just say they have the RIGHT hook! Full story...
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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD: Lucky day for some people paying bills

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videoThe Surprise Squad rolled out from headquarters Wednesday morning, hoping to put a smile on some faces in Wilmington. Full story...
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Man shot on Princess Place Drive

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videoA man was shot in Wilmington Wednesday evening. New Hanover County dispatch says a man was shot on Princess Place Drive and Mosley Street around 6:00 p.m. Full story...
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Business owner says scammer targeting small businesses

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video A Wrightsville Beach restaurant owner says he was scammed, and it could happen to other small businesses. The owner of Banks Channel says he thought he was saving money until a sales representative forged his signature and cost him a lot instead. Full story...
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Operation Clean Sweep targets wanted felons

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videoToday several state and federal agencies served 50 warrants and arrested 35 people in New Hanover County for drug-related crimes. The Sheriff's Office says it has been working on Operation Clean Sweep for more than 10 months now. Full story...
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Wilmywood coming together for Stand Up 2 Finish the Fight viewing party

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videoNew Hanover County's chapter of the American Cancer Society is teaming with Stand Up to Finish the Fight by hosting a big viewing party during a star-studded special broadcast that will hit televisions across the country Friday night. Full story...
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Wilmington man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

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A Wilmington man faces up to 20 years behind bars after he pleaded guilty in federal court to child pornography charges yesterday. Full story...
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Breweries officially 'on tap' for Wilmington

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videoBreweries are now a defined class of business in Wilmington's city code. Wilmington City Council voted on a final approval for breweries in the Port City Tuesday night. The change allows small local breweries to open up in areas already zoned for restaurants. Full story...
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Change to Urban Mixed Use regulations

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videoThe Wilmington City Council said OK to changing urban mixed use regulations Tuesday night. Full story...
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Pooches take a plunge at Legion Stadium Pool

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videoTonight pups of all shapes and sizes ran down to the Legion Stadium Pool for the Pooch Plunge. The annual event takes place the week after Labor Day, when the public pools are no longer open to human swimmers. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Brian Berger moved to Central Prison for behavior issues

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is no longer in the New Hanover County jail. He has been moved to Central Prison in Raleigh. Full story...
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Driver charged with 4th DWI after Saturday morning crash

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videoPolice say a Burgaw man has been charged with his fourth DWI after a traffic crash Saturday morning in Wilmington. Full story...
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Lone survivor pleads guilty to six crimes in 2013 Pizza Hut robbery

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videoThe lone surviving suspect from last fall's Pizza Hut robbery in Wilmington, which ended with police shooting the suspects, has pleaded guilty. Full story...
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