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New Hanover County News

If you shuck it - Don't chuck it

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videoOysters are a popular treat from the sea, but after we shuck, many of us are disposing of our shells the wrong way. A state program is focusing an effort to recycle those shells to better the environment. Full story...
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Walkers make big strides for breast cancer

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Hundreds of people pounded the pavement in downtown Wilmington Saturday to fight breast cancer. The annual Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk/Run is a major fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Full story...
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City Council looking for the perfect hotel

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videoFrom Carolina Beach, to the Wilmington Riverfront, city council took the day to tour some hotels in our area. Council hopes Friday's tour will help them make an educated decision when it comes to designing a hotel to be built next to the convention center. Full story...
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Port City makes a great spot for small business

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If you are thinking of starting a small business, you are in the right place. A national magazine ranked the Port City one of the best places to start a business. Full story...
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CFPUA may be shutting off your water

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If you have been running from your water bill, next week your water may stop running. The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority plans to start shutting off water for 3,000 "extremely delinquent" customers on Tuesday. Full story...
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Badges of Honor handed out to Wilmington Police Department

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Some men and women in uniform received a badge of honor Friday. Members of the Wilmington Police Department were promoted and honored for their hard work. Full story...
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Company hired for Wrightsville Ave. construction files for bankruptcy

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The Department of Transportation hired Main Line Construction to improve Wrightsville Avenue near Independence. The company was in the middle of creating two new turn lanes to help relieve congestion. But Tuesday the company filed for bankruptcy. Full story...
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UNCW welcomes the Lady Seahawks

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Wednesday we met the men's team, Thursday, the UNCW Lady Seahawks introduced themselves to the media. Head coach Ann Hancock and her team have high expectations for the upcoming season. Full story...
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Nursing students join seniors at Seahawks and Seniors Health Fair

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UNCW's nursing program sponsored the Seahawks and Seniors Health Fair at the New Hanover County Senior Center on Thursday. Full story...
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Landfall residents celebrate new labyrinth with ceremony

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Landfall residents now have a new place to enjoy some peace. The Wilmington community hosted a dedication ceremony celebrating a new labyrinth in their garden. Full story...
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Dangerous Dog Appeals Court hears three cases Wednesday

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videoOne of our monthly features on WWAY is New Hanover County Dangerous Dog Appeals Court. It was a full docket Wednesday night, with three cases heard at New Hanover County Animal Control. Full story...
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Mental health industry gets financial lift

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videoThe struggling mental health sector just received some much needed funds. The state released 15 million dollars to help bring back some important services. Full story...
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Cape Fear Skyway Project still up in the air

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The Cape Fear Skyway Bridge Project has come to a fork in the road. Wednesday, elected leaders who make up the Transportation Advisory Committee met to discuss the billion dollar project that would connect New Hanover and Brunswick counties. Full story...
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Media day at UNCW

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videoToday was media day for the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team and that means a chance to get to know the 2009-2010 Seahawks. Full story...
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WPD gets technology boost

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department has a new piece of equipment helps detect blood alcohol content more quickly. Before they got their new machine, the WPD had to send blood samples to Raleigh to get tested. Full story...
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