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New Hanover County News

Wrightsville Beach Inshore Fishing Challenge reels in crowd

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video The tournament kicked off early Saturday morning with a total of 70 boats participating in hopes one of them would claim the top prize. Full story...
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Oil and gas exploration moves forward in Atlantic

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videoThe Obama administration announced the first step toward oil and natural gas exploration off the Atlantic coast. Full story...
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Wilmington businesses ready to hop on craft beer craze

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video Wilmington is known for many things, but locally-made beer choices have limited. That's about to change, as some new breweries are getting ready to join the Port City's beer scene. Full story...
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WPD investigates midday shooting

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videoWilmington Police are investigating a shooting this afternoon. It happened near 13th and Castle streets. Full story...
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State regulators to pursue legal action against Calvary Cemetery owner

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videoState regulators plan to take legal action against the owner of a Wilmington cemetery who has struggled to keep the grounds maintained. Full story...
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Man pistol-whipped, roommate finds suspect in living room

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videoWilmington Police say a man was attacked on his front porch last night, then his roommate found the suspects in their living room. Full story...
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McCrory: Stance on film incentives firm even after studio visit

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videoFilm industry supporters have been critical of Gov. Pat McCrory not answering their plea to meet with the film industry during visits to Wilmington as the debate over film incentives continues. Today that changed. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: North Carolina Aquarium

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videoHave you been to the North Carolina Aquarium out at Fort Fisher lately? If not, you're missing out! Full story...
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Push for film incentives a campaign issue for NC House race

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video As the governor took time today to visit Wilmington's move studio, the push in Hollywood East for film incentives continues. Today supporters renewed their calls, as they stood with a NC House candidate who backs them. Full story...
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Wilmington couple charged with arson, insurance fraud

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A Wilmington couple has been charged with arson and insurance fraud after a May fire at their home. Full story...
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DWI hearing delayed for ex-head of WHA

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A court hearing on an impaired driving charge for the former head of the Wilmington Housing Authority has been continued. Full story...
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Funeral for former cheerleader scheduled as family spreads memory worldwide

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Funeral services for former Laney High School cheerleader Jasmin Grady, who family and friends hope to honor by granting her last wish, have been announced as millions continue to spread the word about her life. Full story...
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SURPRISE SQUAD UPDATE: Community inspired to lend a hand in Carolina Beach

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videoThe Surprise Squad made a trip out to Pleasure Island yesterday to help pay water bills. While we were there, we found one of the most emotional stories so far: A Carolina Beach woman in need, and tonight, she is getting help from you our viewers. Full story...
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McCrory visiting Wilmington for second time this month

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Gov. Pat McCrory is making another stop in Wilmington Thursday afternoon. McCrory will attend the North Carolina Business Committee for Education's regional meeting and tour the Corning plant on N. College Road. Full story...
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Family asks feds to probe death of man accused of shooting Wilmington detective

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videoAn attorney representing Brandon Smith's family is calling for a US Department of Justice investigation into the circumstances surrounding Smith's death, according to a letter sent July 10. Full story...
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