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New Hanover County

Jury selection to begin for convicted felon in Wilmington rape trial

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A Wilmington man with a violent criminal history will go on trial this week in a 2010 rape police say he committed five days after being released from prison for slitting the throat of a defense attorney in 1996. Full story...
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Rep. McIntyre tours Carolina and Kure Beaches

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videoIn tough economic times, Congressman Mike McIntyre says it's a "T" word that has kept us afloat. That "T" word is tourism Full story...
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Easter weekend traffic

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video Bridge work could mean slower traffic around Carolina Beach for Easter weekend, but it looks like you might be able to move a little faster if you're trying to get to Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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StarNews: Goolsby files bill to combat sex trafficking in N.C.

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videoA bill filed in the state Senate Wednesday by a local senator would require those convicted of human trafficking, or pimps, to register as sex offenders. Full story...
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Police looking for man who allegedly stole rifle

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department is looking for a man they say stole a rifle from Jim's Pawn and Gun on Oleander Drive. Full story...
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StarNews: New Hanover ABC board seeks pay increase

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The New Hanover County Alcohol Beverage Control Board is requesting a significant salary increase for its board members, proposing a doubling of the chairman's monthly compensation to $300 and a $100 increase – to $250 a month – for the board's four other members. Full story...
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New Hanover County Seeking Applicants for Boards & Committees

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New Hanover County has many new opportunities for volunteer citizens who want to become more involved with issues that affect the future of the county. Full story...
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UPDATE: Victim identified in deadly moped accident on U.S. 74/76

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video An accident late Monday night on Highway 74 claimed the life of 38-year-old Mark Mooring of Wilmington. Mooring was riding a moped that collided with a semi. Full story...
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Wind energy debate blows into Wilmington

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videoThe Bureau of Ocean Energy Management took public reaction to offshore wind energy coming to our area in a meeting tonight in Wilmington. Two of the three potential sites the bureau has identified on the North Carolina coast are in our area. There was a packed room of people talking turbines. While some supported the idea, others were not fans. Full story...
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Feds to hold public meeting in Wilmington for wind farming talks

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The Obama administration is holding public meetings as it gauges commercial interest in wind farms off North Carolina's northern Outer Banks and Cape Fear. Full story...
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