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New Hanover County News

Fitness boot camp shaping bodies outside the gym

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There's a new fitness program in town that can help you get fit without going to the gym. The program is called "Personalized health and alternative training." The group says its fitness boot camps put people on the fast track to fitness. Full story...
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Homeowners could cover cost of maintaining inlet

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The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is meeting now to decide if some local homeowners will help covering the cost of maintaining Mason Inlet. Full story...
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Council to vote on Market Street drainage improvement

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videoWilmington's City Council meets tonight and there's one item on the agenda that has the attention of local business owners along Market Street. Full story...
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Man charged with over 30 DWIs sentenced to 8 years

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John Dickinson pleaded guilty to four more DWI charges and two counts of identity fraud in a New Hanover County courtroom Monday morning. Full story...
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Time is up for Wright

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The state Board of Elections is sending another letter his way -- this one will terminate the active status of his campaign finance committee. Full story...
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City adds more firefighters

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videoThe City of Wilmington will soon be adding more than a dozen new firefighters to its force, but first the men and women have to go through months of rigorous training. That training started Tuesday in the classroom. But in the weeks to come, the rookie firefighters will have to endure much more -- for little money. Full story...
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Labor Day weekend a success for local businesses

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Many local business owners said this is one of the busiest Labor Day weekends in years. Full story...
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End of summer means less help for some local businesses

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This weekend marks the end of the summer beach season, and by most indications it has been a good one for local businesses.

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Local organization transforms global challenge into opportunity

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videoIn 100-plus countries around the world more than 500 million people eat peanuts each day as their primary source of protein. The process of shelling those nuts was a grueling, meticulous effort. Full story...
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Labor Day weekend means heavy traffic, crowded beaches

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videoThe Labor Day weekend is underway. That means heavy traffic around here as people head to the beaches for the long weekend. According to AAA the roads should be a little less crowded this year, because more people are expected to fly. About one-third of all travelers in North Carolina are expected to make a trip to the beaches this weekend. Full story...
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Swimming advisory lifted for Banks Channel

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Test results of the water in Banks Channel came back Friday afternoon with undetectable amounts of bacteria. Thursday tests showed higher than normal levels of an indicator bacteria called enterococci, which is typically found in the intestine of warm-blooded animals. Full story...
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Rep. Wright fails to file campaign finance report

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videoAnother day, another meeting about what to do with Wilmington lawmaker Rep. Thomas Wright. The State Board of Elections sent Wright a letter of non-compliance after he failed to file his semi-annual campaign finance report. The Board of Elections met this morning in Chapel Hill and discussed their course of action in Thomas Wright's latest breach of election law. Full story...
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Local inventor wins UNCW Albert Schweitzer Award

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videoThe winner of this year's prestigious UNCW Albert Schweitzer Award is a brilliant, unassuming local man. He's received worldwide recognition, but if you walked past him on the streets of Wilmington, would you recognize him? Full story...
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UNCW installs new security sirens, text-message system

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UNCW has one more way to keep the lines of communication open in case of an emergency. Full story...
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Aging population puts pressure on local health care system

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videoAn alliance between Davis Health Care Center and Coastal Area Health Education Center will bring more attention to the elderly as well as train doctors in the field of geriatrics. The number of elderly people nationwide is on the rise. Full story...
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