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New Hanover County News

City to hold public hearing on sewer situation

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If you have something to say about Wilmington's sewer situation your opportunity is coming. The State Division of Water Quality has scheduled a public hearing for August 30. Full story...
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Drug bust jails man on $3 million bond

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Angel Cordova was arrested on four charges. The New Hanover County Vice and Narcotics Division found about 90 pounds of marijuana in Cordova's house off Suncoast Drive near Gordon Road. Full story...
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State planning railway improvements for southeastern NC

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videoThe state is making progress in plans to bring an improved railway system to southeastern North Carolina. Seven million dollars from the state budget could be used to eventually bring freight and passenger train services to our area. Supporters say it would reduce highway congestion between cities like Raleigh and Wilmington. Full story...
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New UNCW students move in

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videoIf it seems like more people are in town and more cars are on the road it's not your imagination. It's because this weekend was move-in time for UNC Wilmington students. Full story...
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Few leads, no arrests made in man's murder

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videoInvestigators say no arrests have been made in the Friday morning murder of 22-year-old Geoffrey Graham in New Hanover County. But the investigation continues. Early Friday morning Graham was shot dead in his home in the 2500 block of Bradfield Court. Full story...
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Novices, veterans compete in surf competition

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videoFrom novices to seasoned veterans, more than 100 female surfers took to the waves this weekend to compete in the east coast Wahine surfing competition. Full story...
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Film crews hoping to see local show picked up

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Local film crews are hoping a new TV show will be picked up by a major network. Crews were filming for the television show "Whittaker Bay" Sunday afternoon in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Kohls, hospital hold Back to School Safety Extravaganza

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For many younger students, school starts in just a few days as well. That's why so many parents are making sure their children are prepared and safe. New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Kohls Department stores presented a "Back to School Safety Extravaganza" Saturday. Full story...
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Adult novelty business takes down signs

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A local business that's been causing controversy is still up and running, but with an important change. Last week some parents complained about guilty pleasures opening so close to the daycare their children attend on 23rd Street. Full story...
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Murder victim's sister speaks

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We're learning more about the man murdered early Friday in New Hanover County. Investigators say no arrests have been made in the murder of 22-year-old Geoffrey Graham. His sister has a message for his killer. Full story...
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College students check out possible roommates online

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videoAs colleges and universities are gearing up for the start of the school year, many incoming freshman are preparing to live with complete strangers. They're armed with more knowledge than ever before. Full story...
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UNCW receives national recognition

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UNCW is receiving national recognition. US News and World Report ranked the school in the top ten public master's universities in the south. Full story...
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Renamed health clinic still facing problems

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videoA Wilmington health clinic plagued by problems has a new name. But the problems have not gone away. Full story...
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Adult novelty store violates zoning ordinances

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videoA local adult novelty store may be forced to shut down just days after opening. Friday zoning inspectors found Guilty Pleasures off 23rd Street in Wilmington in violation of City ordinances. A City spokesperson says Guilty Pleasures originally submitted a zoning plan to be a warehouse-only establishment. Full story...
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Parents want adult warehouse shut down

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videoA Wilmington adult warehouse is open for business. Just four days after it's opened its doors, some folks want it shut down. Full story...
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