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New Hanover County News

Seniors use video games for exercise

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For some local seniors, video games and exercise go hand-in-hand. The retirement home owners of the Woods at Holly Tree bought the popular Nintendo Wii gaming system for their residents as part of a pilot program. Full story...
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Wright wants back in

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Thomas Wright wants back in the state legislature. Wright was ousted Thursday by an overwhelming 109-5 vote. Monday his lawyer filed a motion in Wake County Superior Court to have that vote overturned. Full story...
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Helicopter crash investigation results released

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The National Transportation Safety Board has released preliminary results of the investigation into what caused a recent helicopter crash. Full story...

Prominent developer dies in plane crash

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videoWesley Ward Manning -- who developed properties in Wrightsville and Carolina beaches -- was killed Thursday afternoon near Charlotte. Full story...
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Filmmaker explores violence in Wilmington

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videoWilmington filmmaker and rap artist Nakia Hamilton hates hearing the same old stories -- news reports that someone else from his community is dead and another is behind bars. Full story...
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Authorities investigate inmate death

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Investigators are looking into the death of an inmate at the New Hanover County jail. Full story...
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Rumble at CFCC

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More than 100 fighters packed Cape Fear Community College's Schwartz center this afternoon for the Cape Fear Sub-x mixed martial arts tournament. Full story...
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Easter Holiday Travel

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During any holiday, people tend to hit the highways to spend time with loved ones, but with gas prices reaching new heights, many are deciding to stay put. Full story...
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Brush blaze in Monkey Junction

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A brush fire spanned about three acres behind the post office on the 56-hundred block of Carolina Beach road. Full story...
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Local developer dies in plane crash

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A plane registered to Manning Companies crashes in Charlotte. Full story...
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Young Inventors Receive Top Award

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Students from Rachel Freeman School of Engineering invent new version of Stethoscope Full story...
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City of Wilmington receives funds for traffic projects

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The state has given the City of Wilmington nearly half a million dollars for two projects. Full story...
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Scooter riders concerned about safety

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Police say scooters and bikes aren't causing many problems when it comes to them sharing the road with cars. Full story...
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Protesters gather for Iraq War anniversary

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videoGroups wanting to end the war gathered all around the country Wednesday. One of those spots was here in Wilmington at the intersection of College and Oleander. Full story...
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Wright's fate to be decided at historic special session

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No member of the General Assembly has been removed from office in nearly 130 years. But Thursday that streak could end with Rep. Thomas Wright. Full story...
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