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New Hanover County News

Man sentenced for raping stepdaughter, mother allowed assault

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A Wilmington woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to allowing her husband to sexually assault her then 11-year old daughter. Full story...
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Shooting claims life of Wilmington man

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One man is dead after a shooting in Downtown Wilmington this afternoon just blocks away from New Hanover High School and Wilmington Police are on a man-hunt. Full story...
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New developments emerge in Wright saga

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There are several new developments in the Thomas Wright saga. The Wake County district attorney says the investigation into the state representative's campaign finances could go on for two more weeks. Full story...
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End in sight for Military Cutoff construction

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Construction that began three years ago along the two-mile stretch of road was scheduled to be completed by May of this year. However, because of contractual and weather-related set backs, the paving project is now slated to be completed November 13. Full story...
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Drought conditions could worsen

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Spotty showers dotted the area Monday but drought conditions continue to plague our region and our state. With no considerable rainfall ahead we could see things get a whole lot worse. Full story...
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Hoggard High School student facing felony drug charges

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A Hoggard High School star running back is facing felony drug charges. The football career of Rashad Williams could be over after he was arrested for possession with intent to sell and distribute marijuana and possession of a schedule one controlled substance. Schedule one drugs include heroin and LSD, among others. Full story...
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Company recycles houses

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Reduce, reuse, recycle. It's a process that works for many household items. But now you can actually recycle your home. Full story...
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Local beach towns change policies for fall

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videoIt's October 1 and that means some local beach towns are changing their policies for the fall and winter. Monday is a big day for dog owners in Wrightsville Beach. Dogs are now allowed on the beach as long as they're on a leash. This is just one of a few changes starting today in local towns. Full story...
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New Hanover County names principal of the year

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videoOne of New Hanover County's own has been named principal of the year. Principal James McAdams of Ashley High has been in the school system for more than 30 years. Full story...
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New law bans smoking in assisted living facilities

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videoIt was the work of a local lawmaker inspired by her personal experience. Monday a new law takes effect prohibiting smoking inside nursing homes and assisted living centers. Full story...
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City renovates downtown alley

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The City of Wilmington is hailing another victory in its plan to clean up alleys downtown. Full story...
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Famous author changes Costco

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Shopping at Costco was a special experience Sunday for some people in Wilmington. They got a chance to meet and greet best-selling author Nicholas Sparks. Full story...
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A trip down Bradley Creek

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Recreation met conservation as kayak enthusiasts spent the day on Bradley Creek, learning about the great outdoors. Full story...
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Councilwoman files for bankruptcy

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videoThe financial problems continue to grow for Pat Delair. The Wilmington councilwoman has now filed for bankruptcy. Full story...
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Carbon monoxide hospitalizes couple

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An update tonight in the investigation in to how and why a Wilmington couple was hospitalized yesterday. Full story...
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