New Hanover County News
For children too young to remember, 9/11 still creates perspective
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 10:13pm.

video September 11, 2001, is a day many of us will never forget. But for some, it's a day they don't even remember. A group of fifth graders at Mary C. Williams Elementary were babies the day terrorists attacked America. They don't remember the events of the day that shook our world, but they have a pieced-together view of it from family members, teachers and the media.

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Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 7:28pm.

video Where do you go to put a little spice in your life? This week would like to know which local restaurant serves up the best Mexican food in the Cape Fear. Here's how the votes are grilling up (4p Thurs.):
La Costa - 34%
K-38 Baja Grill - 20%
Camino Real, Surf City - 13%

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Firefighters hurt fighting apartment fire
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 6:54pm.

Two Wilmington firefighter were taken to the hospital with minor burns while fighting a fire at Osprey Landing Apartments on Fall Drive. A WFD spokesman said the firefighters were hurt by falling debris.

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WECT anchor e-mails support to Commissioner Berger; Says he's lived through similar issues
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 5:46pm.

The following e-mail exchange between WECT morning anchor Bob Townsend and County Commissioner Brian Berger was discovered Friday on the New Hanover County computer server.

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UNCW students come together to honor 9/11 victims
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 2:13pm.

Students honored local first responders and those who served on September 11. The main attraction was the human formation of the twin towers surrounded by a pentagon. Thousands of students participated, and each held a name of one of the victims of 9/11.

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Info on 9/11 ceremonies this weekend
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 11:16am.

Information on various 9/11 events and ceremonies going on around the Cape Fear this weekend.

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Groups challenge Duke-Progress Energy merger in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 9:42am.

Some environmental groups have filed last-minute challenges to the proposed merger between Duke Energy and Progress Energy.

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Church honors emergency workers, military as 9/11 anniversary nears
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 9:13am.

As the 10th anniversary approaches, St. Mary Catholic Church in Wilmington took time to pay tribute to the folks who risk their lives to keep us safe. The special recognition mass honored and remembered local law enforcement and members of the military.

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Berger won't resign; blames other commissioners for distractions
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 10:59pm.

video A day after his fellow commissioners called for his resignation, New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger held a news conference of his own this evening. Despite what his colleagues want, a defiant Berger said he would not resign and blamed the other commissioners for the distractions caused by his personal life becoming public.

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Berger served with protective order from ex-girlfriend, due in court next week
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 10:58pm.

New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies served New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger with a protective order a short time after his Thursday evening news conference. A Sheriff's Office spokesman says the 10-day protective order was filed by Berger's ex-girlfriend Heather Blaylock.

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