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New Hanover County News

Author honors Black History of WWII

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videoOne man -- though not exactly a part of black history -- makes it his work to honor those who are. Full story...
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Landscaper wants City Council to ease water restriction

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Tuesday one local landscaper will ask the Wilmington City Council to ease the mandatory water restrictions. Full story...
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Williston Senior High School alumni remember school desegregation

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videoForty years ago life changed dramatically for thousands of people living in our area. That's when Williston Senior High, New Hanover County's only African American high school, closed its doors. Full story...
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Chiropractor uses power of prayer

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videoThe power of prayer and holistic healing has recently been in the national spotlight, with the TV show Grey's Anatomy setting a plot around a woman using alternative healing methods and doctors doubting her practice. Full story...
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How does our area's growth compare with Myrtle Beach?

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videoWe continue our look into the future of our region by looking for some advice from folks who have already dealt with the kind of growth we're experiencing now. Full story...
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City sees fourth fatal heroin overdose in two months

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videoAnother person is dead after overdosing on heroin. This makes four fatalities in Wilmington in two months which police are aware of. There are only a few treatment facilities in our area, two of which are privately funded. Full story...
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Water system shutdown, boil water notice for Walnut Hills area

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Due to planned improvements, water service in a portion of the Walnut Hills area will be shut down Tuesday, February 5, 2008. Full story...
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Local 7th-grader wants to become dentist

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videoA local middle school student already knows exactly what he wants to be when he grows up: a pediatric dentist. And at 13 years old, he is already helping kids improve their oral health. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach motel to be demolished

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videoWhat some call an eyesore at Wrightsville Beach will soon be gone. To many residents delight, demolition is scheduled to start today on a motel that's been in the town for decades. Full story...
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Community holds fundraiser for fire victims

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A fundraiser for victims of a mobile home fire in Leland kicked off in Wilmington this afternoon. Full story...
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Former gang members speak out

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videoFormer gangsters attend community gang forum, share their first-hand experiences and the harsh reality of gang life. Full story...
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ILM sees record numbers, looks to future

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ILM saw its largest number of travelers in 2007, with numbers reaching the 800,000 passenger mark. Full story...
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WPD worried about heroin problem

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Wilmington police are worried about a dramatic spike in fatal heroin overdoses. There have been three in the city the last two months. The parents of a woman who died of a heroin overdose say the drug problem here has been in crisis mode for years. Full story...
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Marines load thousands of vehicles at port

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It was a busy military morning at the port of Wilmington. Full story...
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Red fundraiser raises money to fight heart disease

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More than 300 women and men wore red for New Hanover Regional's third annual Red Dress Luncheon and Fashion Show. Full story...
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