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New Hanover County News

Candlelight vigil for shooting victim

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videoFamily and friends gathered to remember the life of Julian Jerrod Gibson Tuesday night. Full story...
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New Hanover GOP picks Lee to fill Goolsby's Senate seat

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videoElection Day is still more than two months away, but Michael Lee should soon be New Hanover County's new state senator. Full story...
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Performers remember Robin Williams, death brings up serious issues

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videoHe warmed your hearts as a quirky alien and a cross-dressing nanny. But behind those sparkling eyes was apparently a deep sadness.Investigators say Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt yesterday at his northern California home. Even though the academy award winner is not with us anymore, his legacy lives on. And his death magnifies some serious issues in our society. Full story...
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Paper or plastic? In Carolina Beach, you could no longer have an option

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videoCarolina Beach is taking the lead on an environmental effort to "rise above plastic." Town council will discuss a possible ordinance against plastic bags tonight. After decades of public education, the Cape Fear Surf Rider Foundation says it's time for action. Full story...
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WPD: Man walks into gas station wearing only socks

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videoWilmington Police are looking for a man who allegedly walked into the Scotchman on Kerr Ave. and Wilshire Road naked this afternoon. Full story...
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Historic iron gate returns to Airlie Gardens

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videoAirlie Gardens officially opened its historic gate this morning after months of restoration. Blacksmith Ben Kastner says there are not many of these traditionally-made gates left. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. moves forward with comprehensive planning

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videoNew Hanover County is announcing the first phase of its Comprehensive Plan to citizens today. It is focused on crafting policies that will shape new hanover county over the next 25 years. Full story...
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Commissioners discuss school bond, Scotts Hill helipad

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video Some New Hanover County residents sounded off on some big issues. Among the items that were on the New Hanover County Commission's agenda, public hearings on a proposed $160 million bond for schools and a plan to build a medical helicopter landing pad near the Pender County line. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man who died from shot to the back in Saturday shooting identified

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video Wilmington Police are investigating a Saturday shooting they say left one man dead with a gunshot wound to the back, and another recovering in the hospital. Full story...
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Happening this Weekend: Carolina Fireplace Port City Ribfest

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videoThe annual Port City Ribfest kicks off this weekend, hosted by Carolina Fireplace. The event goes on Friday through Sunday, celebrating great BBQ and great music, with some other tasty libations thrown in. Full story...
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Four war heroes added to walk of fame

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video This weekend folks in Wilmington welcomed four new names to the walk of fame, Eugene Ashley, Jr., Charles Patrick Murray, Jr., William David Halyburton and Edwin Alexander Anderson. Full story...
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Hunt visits for Redenbaugh campaign fundraiser

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videoNC Senate candidate Elizabeth Redenbaugh held a fundraiser at The River Room Saturday evening with former Gov. Jim Hunt. Full story...
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Kay Hagan rallies supporters in Wilmington

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videoUS Senator Kay Hagan rallied supporters in Wilmington Saturday. The Democrat spoke with supporters about her opponent, NC House Speaker Thom Tillis, and his impact on education in North Carolina. Full story...
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Wilmington police search for armed robber

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videoWilmington police are looking for the man who robbed a store and assaulted two female clerks Friday night. Full story...
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Port City reacts to new voting rules

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videoNew voting rules will be in effect this November. That's the word today from a federal judge who denied a motion seeking to hold the election under old rules until a trial next year. Full story...
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