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New Hanover County News

UPDATE: Murrayville Road cell tower meeting continued

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video Homeowners upset about a possible cell phone tower in their backyard took their concerns to the New Hanover County planning board Thursday night. T-Mobile's plan to build a 150 foot cell tower off of Murrayville Road brought out quite the crowd to Thursday's public hearing. Full story...
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GE Hitachi gets big government grant for research project

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videoThe federal government has selected GE Hitachi to lead a research and development project. The company will receive a multi-million dollar investment from the Department of Energy to develop an updated safety assessment of the company's PRISM sodium-cooled fast reactor. Full story...
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NC orders Duke to redo coal ash monitoring plans

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videoNorth Carolina regulators have ordered Duke Energy to resubmit its proposal for assessing the extent of groundwater contamination leaking from 33 coal ash dumps across the state after deeming the company's current plans "inadequate." Full story...
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'Gang kingpin,' 8 others busted for drugs, weapons

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videoAfter a month-long investigation, deputies said they busted a man they called a gang kingpin, in addition to several others, on drug and stolen gun charges. Full story...
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UNCW's Chancellor Search Committee meets for first time

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videoThe search for a new chancellor is officially underway at UNCW, after the committee choosing candidates met for the first time this morning. Full story...
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Wilmington man found with bombs gets 5 years

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videoA Wilmington man who police say had two dozen homemade bombs in his Patrick Avenue home was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 64 months, or 5.3 years, in prison. Full story...
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Rep. Catlin keeps seat on NC House 20

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videoVoters have kept Republican Rick Catlin in the NC House District 20 seat with 62 percent of the vote. Full story...
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Sheriff McMahon on election: 'I'm just humbled'

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New Hanover County voted to keep Sheriff Ed McMahon Tuesday night, as he held off a challenge from a former deputy. Full story...
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Republicans sweep four seats on New Hanover School Board, but runoff possible

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The four seats up for grabs on the New Hanover County look like they will stay with the Republican Party for four more years. Full story...
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Lee routs Redenbaugh in state Senate race

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videoRepublican Michael Lee won a healthy victory over Democrat Elizabeth Redenbaugh to represent New Hanover County in the North Carolina Senate. Full story...
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