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New Hanover County News

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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Deputies bust stores for selling counterfeit goods

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New Hanover County deputies have uncovered a number of stores around the area selling counterfeit goods. Four stores have been busted so far. Authorities say they were selling everything from phony Nikes to boot leg CD's and DVD's. Full story...
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City Pipe Leaks into Yard

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A Wilmington man says it's city water that's leaking into his yard, and it's making a big mess. What has him so upset is that this is not the first time water has drained onto his property. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Taking cases to small claims court

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videoHere at NewsChannel 3 we get a lot of calls from folks who have been ripped off. Many of these viewers could probably resolve their problems in small claims court, but they may not know how. Full story...
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Some parents unhappy with preschoolers making pit stop on school bus route

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videoSome preschoolers in New Hanover County who ride the bus to school are making a pit stop on their way that some parents say they didn't know about. This year the Board of Transportation is having preschoolers and year round elementary students ride together to save money. But some parents say they weren't aware their young children had to make a bus change on the way to school. Full story...
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More improvements coming to ILM

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More improvements are on the way at Wilmington International Airport. Congressman Mike McIntyre presented a check to the airport for almost $2.5 million Wednesday. Full story...
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No charges in Wrightsville Beach draw bridge accident

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Nobody is being charged for a bridge-versus-boat accident at the Wrightsville Beach draw bridge Monday. Full story...
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UNCW hosts education summit

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The University of North Carolina at Wilmington was the site for a rather weighty summit on education Wednesday -- a summit that included the public. Full story...
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