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Murrayville Elementary crowns first grade trivia bee champion

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Murrayville Elementary students celebrated the end of school with a trivia bee Wednesday morning. Competition was stiff, but eventually the first graders were whittled down to one humble winner, Matteo Meehan. Full story...
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Residents upset about billing by Cape Fear Public Utility Authority

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videoConcerns continue to mount over the way New Hanover County residents are charged for water and sewer. The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority took over Wilmington's water and sewer last year. Since then, they've been playing a game of billing catch-up, much to the dismay of residents. Full story...
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Nike ad campaign gives Laney High a boost

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videoAs schools across the state try to figure out how to handle budget cuts, New Hanover County's Laney High is getting a little boost. A new ad campaign built on the legend of one of Wilmington's most famous sons and Laney's most famous alum is giving the school some global exposure and some extra cash.

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Visitor from UK makes her return home

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There is an update on a foreign visitor to our area who is making a triumphant return home Wednesday. Willamina, or Willie for short, arrived at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital on Topsail Island back in April. Full story...
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Traveling Vietnam War memorial arrives in Wilmington

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A traveling memorial for those who lost their lives in the Vietnam War has made its way to New Hanover County. On Tuesday, "The Wall That Heals" arrived at Ogden Park. Full story...
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Two cases verified as H1N1

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Those suspected flu cases at two New Hanover County schools are indeed the H1N1 virus. This brings the total to eight across the county. Full story...
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Seawitch Cafe fire deemed suspicious

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Carolina Beach fire officials are investigating a suspicious fire at the Seawitch Cafe. Carolina and Kure Beach fire departments responded to the 200 block of Carolina Ave. at about 1:30 Monday afternoon. Full story...
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Investigators looking for information surrounding home fire

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Fire investigators are looking for help involving fire that took place last month. On May 23, officers responded to a home fire at 743 Eastwood Road. The fire caused more than $150,000 in damages. Full story...
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South Brunswick and New Hanover make list of top high schools

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According to Newsweek magazine, a couple of local high schools are among the nation's best. South Brunswick High School in Southport and New Hanover High School in Wilmington both made Newsweek's list of America's top public high schools. Full story...
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Dark days may be ahead for Pender County schools

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videoUntil area school districts get some answers from the state on possible budget cuts, administrators are preparing for the worst. That is just what they did in Pender County Monday night. Full story...
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