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WIC, Wave feeling impacts of federal shutdown
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 1:09pm.

video The impact of the federal government shutdown continues to be felt locally. Today New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet let commissioners know that the county's Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program and Wave Transit are now being impacted thanks to a lack of federal funding for the programs.

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Commissioners to negotiate solid waste deal with Waste Industries
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 9:34pm.

video After years of debate the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners has decided to take out the trash, and send it to Sampson County.

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Employees take a loss to provide care during Shutdown
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 4:47pm.

New Hanover County said it will not tap into its fund balance to aid programs affected by the Government Shutdown. To make up for funding cuts, some have had to make personal sacrifices to keep day-to-day activities running smoothly.

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County funds cannot bail out federal programs
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 2:46pm.

videoPeople are feeling the effects of the government shutdown nation-wide, including right here in New Hanover County.

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FIRST ON 3: Government shutdown costing New Hanover Co. $300,000 a week; Planning service cuts
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/04/2013 - 3:05pm.

videoIn response to lost funding, the administration is moving forward with the following reduction plan, effective immediately, to generate the necessary weekly reduction of $300,000...

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Wave to continue all routes through fiscal year
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 3:44pm.

video Wave Transit will not cut any of its routes... for now. County Commissioners, City Council and members of the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority Board met today to discuss funding.

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Court: Berger will have to pay own fees, court costs
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 10:30am.

videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger will be responsible for paying his own attorney fees and court costs, the N.C. Superior Court ruled Wednesday.

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Berger calls out Republican commissioners
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 4:12pm.

videoNew Hanover County Commissioners yesterday gave Brian Berger a special mandate to show up on time or else. Last night Berger had his first chance to meet that rule, but he showed up 20 minutes after a town hall meeting in Wrightsville Beach ended. But he had more to say than why he was late.

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Berger shows up for meeting 20 minutes after it ends
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 9:42pm.

video There was a noticeably empty seat at the town hall meeting in Wrightsville Beach Monday night. That chair was supposed to be occupied by recently reinstated Commissioner Brian Berger.

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Berger can stay on commission, but must follow rules
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 09/16/2013 - 3:35pm.

video New Hanover County Commissioners say they will let Brian Berger stay on the board... for now. Today was Berger's first commission meeting since he was reinstated earlier this month.

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