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New Hanover County rates higher than state on health

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videoNorth Carolina Prevention Partners is an organization that grades the states efforts to reduce preventable disease. Our state was given a C in tobacco use and D's in both nutrition and physical activity. Full story...
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Wilmington kids go green

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It's never too early to start going green. The Wilmington Fit for Fun Center hosted a "go green, be keen" even Friday for children up to five years old. They learned about animals, recycling and how to plant seeds. Full story...
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New Hanover County issues boil water notice

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New Hanover County issued a boil water notice Friday morning for some residents and businesses in the Murrayville area. The county says the warning is because of planned improvements in the area. Full story...
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Parents, teachers discuss sex ed

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videoNew Hanover County Schools' family life education teachers met with families to discuss two sex curricula last night. Full story...
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State lifts Wilmington sewer moratorium

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The state has lifted the moratorium on new hookups to Wilmington's Northeast Interceptor sewer line. Full story...
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Wilmington firefighter dies in helicopter crash

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videoCpt. John Miller was off-duty when his chopper went down off Carolina Beach Road Thursday morning. The chopper went down around 10 a.m. behind Strickland's Army Surplus Store. Full story...
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Wright's attorneys criticize special House session

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videoThe clock is winding down for state lawmakers. One week from today a special House session will decide whether or not to expel Rep. Thomas Wright. But as lawmakers create the rules, Wright's lawyers are criticizing their methods. Full story...
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Parents take son out of school over controversial book

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videoA book on a local ninth grade reading list has some parents so upset, they took their son out of school. Full story...
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Cape Fear River swimming area contaminated

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videoSwimmers beware: county officials have deemed a popular Cape Fear River swimming site unsafe. Researchers say the waters are contaminated. Full story...
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WPD releases name of killed pedestrian

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Wilmington police have released the name of the pedestrian killed yesterday morning. Full story...
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