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New Hanover County

EXTRAORDINARY PERSON: The King of Castle Street

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video The week's Extraordinary Person of the Week is the King of Castle. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council approves $800k for extra storm clean-up

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videoWilmington City Council gave the green light Tuesday night for additional money for storm debris cleanup. City Council unanimously approved a resolution for an additional $800,000 to pay private haulers to remove debris from last month's ice storm. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: $100,000 Jay Garner report recommends free internet, pharmacy school; Leaves out film, tourism, arts and history

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The Jay Garner Report, tasked with finding ways to grow the area's economy and recently delivered to New Hanover County and other local leaders, says aircraft assembly, life and marine sciences, high value office operations and precision manufacturing are the keys to making the area more viable for new companies to move here. Full story...
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Fire on the Dock Winner: Antoine Murray

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video The winner of the Fire on the Dock Competition Dining series is Antione Murray. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - Get a workout in 20 minutes!

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videoIn the fit minute, learn how you can still get a workout even if you think you don't have the time for it. Doctors say moving your body, even for a short time, is better than not. And, personal trainers say you can still get your heart pumping and burn some calories in 20 minutes. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: With almost half of New Hanover Co. without power; city, county, police mute

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We've learned from a source close to the situation that the Wilmington Police Department had no special plan in place today to handle power outages or dark traffic lights. We're told in fact that no officers got any special instructions or scheduling updates from Chief Ralph Evangelous or his management team on how to handle traffic or neighborhoods with no power. Full story...
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Shots fired: Chestnut and N. 5th Streets

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videoPolice are investigating two shootings in Wilmington. Police say around 7:35 Wednesday evening they responded to the 1100th block of Chestnut Street to a report of shots fired. Full story...
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McCrory visits Port of Wilmington

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video Gov. Pat McCrory made his first visit of 2014 to the Port City. McCrory toured the State Port Monday to talk about the road map for economic prosperity. Full story...
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Freeman Park could get entrance ramp

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videoFreeman Park could get a Hatteras Bridge to help vehicles get on and off the beach. Full story...
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Carolina Beach changes rules for dogs on beach

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video Carolina Beach Town Council votes to ban dogs on the beach during summer season. Full story...
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UPDATE: Repairs shut down parts of Front Street after boil advisory lifted

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videoPart of downtown Wilmington's Front Street will be closed down this morning so CFPUA crews can do further repairs on the water main that broke there Wednesday night. Full story...
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Slice of Life heads to Independence Mall

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video"Slice of Life" just announced it is opening up a new location in the food court. The pizza parlor plans to be open by March. Full story...
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Area historic sites to get money for repairs, improvements

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State historical attractions in the coastal area are slated to receive thousands of dollars in repair and renovation funds under a statewide capital improvement campaign that has been on hold for several years due to the recession. Full story...
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Update from New Hanover Co. on government shutdown

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As of Monday morning, I want to share with you where we stand. The impacts remain isolated to social services in that last week the state directed that all counties begin accepting new applications for WIC and making benefits available. Full story...
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