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New Hanover County News

Drug Court aims to heal addicts, get them back on track

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videoIt was not your average day at the New Hanover County Courthouse. Drug offenders were praised and recognized for their hard work in overcoming addiction. Full story...
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Life after graduation for two New Hanover High students

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videoMore than 1,400 New Hanover County high school seniors are preparing for the next chapter of their lives - life after graduation. WWAY's Meghan Packer has the story of some of the students, and the hard work that's gotten them to this point. Full story...
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More information on Maisenhelder, indecent liberties charges

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videoThere is more information about the indecent liberties charges against a Wilmington man who owns and operates an after school program. Incident reports provide more clues about the allegations that lead to the charges. Full story...
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New Hanover County man charged with murder in Pizza Hut shooting

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Charges against 22-year-old Mario Brown were filed Thursday. Police arrested Brown Tuesday night, after Brown allegedly shot and killed 20-year-old Antonio Fenner at the Pizza Hut on US 117. Full story...
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UNCW Seahawk sculpture receives official dedication

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A larger than life-sized seahawk has called the campus of UNCW home, since May. Friday, faculty and staff officially dedicated the sculpture. Full story...
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Parents, law enforcement meet to discuss after school program owner

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Parents of children enrolled at a Wilmington after school program met Thursday night to learn about the charges filed against the program's owner. Investigators notified the families of 42 children about the closed-door meeting with law enforcement and the district attorney’s office. Full story...
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Realtors gather for celebration, hoping for promising summer

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Despite a slumping economy, local realtors found a reason to celebrate Thursday night. With Flag Day coming up Sunday, the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors decked out in red, white and blue for a bash aboard the Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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Confirmed swine flu case hits Bradley Creek Elementary

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The World Health Organization has declared a swine flu pandemic, as another case of the H1N1 virus has been confirmed in New Hanover County schools at Bradley Creek Elementary. Full story...
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Carolina Beach tries to make visitors aware of rip current dangers

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videoStrong rip currents, that keep catching swimmers off guard, have kept Carolina Beach Ocean Rescue unseasonably busy. Full story...
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After school program owner facing three charges of indecent liberties with a child

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videoJohn Maisenhelder made his first appearance in a New Hanover County courtroom today. He's charged with three counts of indecent liberties with a child. According to the District Attorney's Office, the charges involve three separate victims from an after school center Maisenhelder owns, a place where he taught karate to kids. Full story...
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Texting while driving ban brings up concerns

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videoEarlier this week, the state Senate gave final approval to legislation, banning drivers from text messaging or sending e-mails with their cell phones. The ban is now headed to the Governor’s desk, but the law raises some concerns. Full story...
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NC Coastal Federation tries to delay Titan's progress

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In a five-page letter, the North Carolina Coastal Federation asked Governor Perdue to delay state permits on the Carolinas Cement Plant in Castle Hayne until a federal study on its environmental effects is complete. Full story...
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Dedication ceremony held at The Wall That Heals

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A scaled down replica of the Vietnam Wall is ready for visitors in Wilmington. A dedication ceremony was held Thursday morning in Ogden Park, where the "Wall That Heals" is set up through the weekend. Full story...
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Slow down on Eastwood

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You may not have noticed, but there's a new speed limit in effect on one of Wilmington’s main drags. The speed limit on Eastwood Road recently dropped from 55 to 45 miles per hour. Full story...
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WPD hosts open house for children

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Some youngsters got a behind the scenes look at the Wilmington Police Department Thursday. Plenty of police vehicles were open to the public including Segways and police cars. Full story...
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