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PPD opens contract research operations in Athlone, Ireland

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PPD announced it has officially opened its contract research facility in Athlone, Ireland, which includes an 18,000-square-foot analytical testing laboratory and clinical supplies business. Full story...
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Legend Hawk surprises Wilmington skaters

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video Imagine you're a basketball player heading out to your favorite court on a Sunday afternoon, and you find Michael Jordan there shooting hoops. That's what happened to skaters in Wilmington yesterday, who found Tony Hawk at the Greenfield Lake Skate Park. Full story...
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Volunteers help move 150,000 books from condemned store

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video A condemned building once full of books is now empty thanks to the helping hands of the community. Nearly 100 people helped Daughtry's Old Books on Front Street pack up Saturday. Full story...
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Man's effort helps "Jump Start" others

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videoIt's not every day you see a person lending a helping hand to the community and paying others to help as well. A wilmington man is paying people out of his own pocket with a business called jump clean in hopes of jump starting their lives. Full story...
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Man killed on job died of asphyxiation

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The medical examiner's office also says there were no signs of blunt force trauma to the victim, 28-year-old Walter Banegas. Full story...
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Technology gives CFCC students hands-on training

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video He blinks, he breathes, and he bleeds. Stan is the newest addition to Cape Fear Community College, and he's helping students make the jump from the classroom to the operating room. Human simulation technology is revolutionizing the way students train for careers in health care and emergency response. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. ABC starts new era Saturday

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New Hanover County's long-time ABC administrator is gone. Spending controversies have surrounded him and his board for months, but a whole new chapter starts tomorrow. Full story...
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Juvenile with knives taken into custody at DC Virgo

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School officials at D.C. Virgo Middle School encountered an intruder on their campus who had two knives in his possession. Full story...
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WPD looking for three suspects in home invasion

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Officers were responding to three suspicious suspects running through the apartment complex with a long rifle. As the officers were en-route, dispatch notified the officers that an armed robbery just occurred. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover County Sheriff's Investigators make heroin bust

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An undercover investigation led Detectives with the Sheriff’s Vice and Narcotics Division on a brief foot chase which ended with the arrest of two Wilmington men and the seizure of 93 bags of heroin, valued at $3500, and $1,966 in cash. Full story...
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