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New Hanover County News

US Marshals arrest Dywaune Simpson murder suspect

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Another arrest has been made in the 2007 murder of Dywaune Simpson at the Nesbitt Court Apartments. Full story...
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Boseman wants to limit rights of private investigators

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videoHow far is too far when it comes to the rights of private investigators? State Senator Julia Boseman wants the laws to be stricter for P.I.'s. Boseman has a history with P.I.'s. Her former partner had her followed by a P.I. who wasn't properly licensed, and took pictures of her allegedly violating their child custody agreement. Full story...
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Larry Thompson sentenced to jail time for murder of Morris Cuttino

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A Wilmington man was sentenced to eighteen-and-a-half years in prison in New Hanover County Court on Monday. Larry Thompson pled guilty to three charges, including second-degree murder of Morris Cuttino in August of 2007. Full story...
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Murrills stop by WWAY before heading off to Grammy Awards

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A Wilmington family turned gospel group is getting ready for this weekend's Grammy awards. The Murrills' debut album "Family Prayer" is nominated for Best Contemporary R-and-B Gospel Album at Sunday's awards show in Los Angeles. Full story...
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Many gathered Sunday to mourn the death of Alton Corey Vann

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videoInvestigators continue to search for clues about who killed a 20-year-old man early Thursday morning in New Hanover County while friends and family cope with the loss. Full story...
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Tregembo Zoo's "Woodchuck" Day

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videoMonday at the Tregembo Zoo will be all about shadow. No we are not talking about shadow the lack leopard, but the shadow of groundhog Monkey Junction Mike. Full story...
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Cameron Art Museum goes Toy Crazy

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The Toy Crazy exhibit is open for kids of all ages at the Cameron Art Museum. More than 200 vintage trinkets and toys are on display. Full story...
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Hold up part of a plan to get deported

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A Wilmington man staged a hold up, but apparently never intended to rob the Scotchman on Carolina Beach Road; instead, deputies said it was a ploy to get deported. Full story...
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Winter Wine Walk in downtown Wilmington

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Ten downtown Wilmington restaurants and bars opened their doors for the Winter Wine Walk. Crowds of wine and beer connoisseurs stopped in each location for tastings. Full story...
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Antique show benefits local non-profit organization

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For all you antique lovers looking for a good deal, this weekend is just for you. The 39th Annual Antique Show and Sale is in full swing at the Coastline Convention Center. Full story...
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Laney hosts HOSA competition

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videoThirty-five schools and more than 600 students gathered at Laney High School for the Southeastern Health Occupation Students of America, or HOSA, competition. Full story...
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Homecoming at UNCW

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It’s back to school for some UNCW alumni this weekend. The Seahawks held their annual homecoming parade Saturday. On lookers cheered the homecoming court as they drove through campus in some convertibles on a chilly evening. Full story...
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Local unemployment numbers up

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videoThe local unemployment statistics are out, and the news isn't good across our five county area; the numbers are up across the board. Full story...
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Local man uses latest technology to help him walk again

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videoJohn Schoen became paralyzed after a bad fall when he was nineteen, but thanks to hard work and new technology, he is back on his feet. Full story...
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Southeastern Mental Health needs more money

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Southeastern Mental Health is having a hard time making ends meet again. The agency is out of money to pay it's service providers. Full story...
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