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New Hanover County News

Groups ask for help cleaning beaches

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Before the summer rush to the beach...some local groups want you to help clean it up. Full story...
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Wave Transit hears from riders

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videoWave Transit is hoping to solve the problems of Wilmington bus riders. It held a public meeting Thursday. The room at the Wave Transit office was filled with concerned bus riders. Hands raised immediately when Wave opened the forum to questions and concerns. Full story...
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Wilmington woman publishes book about her life in Zimbabwe

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videoA local woman has lived through the political upheaval in far away Zimbabwe and has shared her experiences in a recently published book. Now she's headed back to Africa. Full story...
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No new bus routes to Wrightsville Beach

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videoThree weeks ago Wave Transit in New Hanover County made a major overhaul to its bus routes. Full story...
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Drivers look to alternative fuels

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videoSome drivers are looking at alternatives to filling their tanks. One local alternative is bio-diesel, made from bio-degradeable fats and oils. Full story...
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Local public servant dies

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Windell Daniels was involved in many community organizations over the years. Most recently he served as co-chair of the ten-year plan to end chronic homelessness. Full story...
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Vampires invade downtown Wilmington

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Vampires invaded downtown Wilmington today to continue shooting the movie "The Bleeding." Full story...
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Hoggard senior can't take freshman girlfriend to prom

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videoIt's springtime and for local high school students that means prom time. One local teen says he's not going and school administrators are to blame. A local mom says her son's date is being left out. Full story...
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SUV crashes into Elizabeth's Pizza

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Police say around 9:30 the owner's sister-in-law crashed her SUV into the front of Elizabeth's Pizza on Market Street. Full story...
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Students wear empty holsters in protest

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Monday we told you about a group of UNCW students pushing to allow concealed weapons on campus for self-defense. Full story...
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High school students place first vote

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videoSome New Hanover High School students reached a milestone together today. Rather than going straight home after school, these students went to the New Hanover County library to make their voices heard. Full story...
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Have breakfast with your State legislators

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videoHaving breakfast with State Legislators gave local residents an opportunity to discuss politics in an informal setting. Full story...
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Man recognized as 'caregiver of the year'

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videoNot many people have what it takes to give back to those in need every day. But one Wilmington man does and is now a local celebrity. Full story...
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Should college students be allowed to carry weapons on campus?

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videoTwo deadly shootings over the past year have raised the issue of self-defense. In Wilmington a group of UNCW students is pushing to allow guns. Full story...
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Thousands enjoy air show

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You may have heard the roar of jet engines this weekend coming from the Coastal Carolina Air Show. Full story...
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