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Star News to print elsewhere

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Newspapers across the country are struggling and the Star-News is no exception. The paper's publisher Bob Gruber announced Friday that the Star-News will stop printing its own paper by this summer. Full story...
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Early retirement deadline passes for NHC employees

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The deadline has passed for New Hanover County employees looking to cash in on the early retirement package. New Hanover county commissioners offered long-time county employees a severance package if they retired early as part of their budget cut plan. Full story...
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WWAY news re-broadcast available on secondary channel

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Our 7:00 pm newscast on WILM comes to an end tonight, but we aren't leaving our 7:00 viewers high and dry. You can now find our evening news block rebroadcast on the second of our digital channels. Full story...
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Hickman announces retirement from CFCC

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After the 35 years of working behind the scenes of Cape Fear Community College, the executive vice president is retiring. Dan Hickman has served under the leadership of four CFCC presidents. Since 1974, Hickman held a wide variety of positions at the college, starting out as a class supervisor. Full story...
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Stimulus money helps area schools, but cuts still need to be made

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videoThanks to the president's stimulus plan, schools in our five counties will get nearly 30 million dollars. Despite the financial shot in the arm, New Hanover County Schools will still have to cut each department's budget by five percent. Full story...
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New Hanover County students show off exhibits

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New Hanover County students celebrated diversity today as part of Human Relations Month. Student projects reflected this year's theme, "diverse cultures, one family." Full story...
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Man found guilty for undersized flounder

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videoA Pender County jury had to decide the case of the undersized flounder on Thursday. James Jones, a commercial fisherman for twenty-five years, was on trial for catching an undersized flounder. Full story...
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Theory of Intelligent Design explains origin of species

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videoDarwin's Theory of Evolution is widely accepted by scientists, but some bio-chemists support another theory explaining the origin of species. Doctor Michael Behe has written two books on the Theory of Intelligent Design. The theory suggests elements in nature can be better explained by a purposeful design. Full story...
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Fire destroys abandoned restaurant near Snow's Cut Bridge

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New Hanover County fire fighters are investigating a fire that destroyed an abandoned restaurant last night. Full story...
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Southeastern Center planning how to properly spend state's dollars

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videoPeople involved with the Southeastern Center for Mental Health have money on the mind It has been a rough year for the area's mental health services, but they are looking ahead to see where available money can best be used. Full story...
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