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New Hanover County News

CFCC Celebrates Constitution Day

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Cape Fear Community College marked Constitution Day with a celebration outside the Galehouse building. Full story...
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Injured soccer star remains integral part of UNCW team

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videoPatterson started at left back for the nationally ranked Seahawks as a freshman and was an all-conference rookie. At the beginning of his sophomore year he collided with another player and suffered a concussion. The injury ended his career. Full story...
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Students learn about nation's history on Constitution Day

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videoMonday is Constitution Day and students nationwide are learning about our nation's history. Full story...
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Museum program aims to connect Alzheimer's patients with memories

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videoA new program at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington hopes to connect those suffering from Alzheimer's disease to their memories. Full story...
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WWAY co-hosting candidates' forum

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It takes an informed public to live in a democracy. That's why NewsChannel 3 is co-sponsoring a Wilmington candidates' forum this Friday with Big Talker FM radio. Full story...
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Residents conserve water during drought

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videoWith rainfall totals below normal across the state, area residents are doing their part to conserve water. If you ask Wilmington resident David Hoolahan about his front yard, he'll tell you taking care of it is one of his favorite hobbies. Full story...
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Fall Fit Fest kicks off in Wilmington

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The first ever Fall Fit Fest took place at the New Hanover County library in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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UNCW Habitat for Humanity chapter builds Seahawk Cottage

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The UNCW Habitat for Humanity chapter is partnering with United Way and the Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity to completely build its first home. The house will be called the Seahawk Cottage. Full story...
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Teaching Kids Proper Manners

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From table manners to writing thank you cards, a program geared toward teaching kids etiquette shows being polite never goes out of style. Full story...
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Fighting Back Against Identity Theft

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Identity theft is a growing problem across the country. Saturday, people in our area did something to help keep it from happening to them. WWAY partnered with SunTrust bank and Shred-It North Carolina to sponsor a community shred-a-thon. Full story...
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City gives answers to drainage flooding

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WILMINGTON -- A Wilmington man is looking for answers from the city about flooding in his yard during heavy rainfall. A storm drainage pipe overflows into Bill Lee's yard when there is significant rainfall. Full story...
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Financial Trouble for City Council Member

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A member of the Wilmington City Council is in financial trouble. Council member Pat Delair's home is in forclosure. Full story...
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Port Railway Expands

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Rail traffic through the port of Wilmington will flow more smoothly thanks to an additional rail siding. A partnership between the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the Ports Authority, and the Wilmington Terminal Railroad is making the addition possible. Full story...
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United Way Cape Fear Area Appoints a Campaign Chair

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Thursday, The United Way annouced UNC-W Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo as the campaign chair. Dipaolo accepted more than one million dollars in donations all coming from local companies. Full story...
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Study Finds Sex, Drugs, and Violence among Middle Schoolers

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A recent survey shows an alarming number of New Hanover County middle and high school students are engaging in risky behavior like violence, drug use, and even sexual activity. Full story...
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