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New Hanover County News

Drive-by shooting on Red Cross Street

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A drive-by shooting in broad daylight ends with a teenager behind bars. Seventeen-year-old Lewis Hines faces seven serious charges. Full story...
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Delaware flu cases cancel UNCW baseball series

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The University of Delaware's baseball team has canceled its three-game series this weekend at UNCW because a Delaware player is sick. Full story...
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Up and down on Market Street

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videoIf you drive along Market Street, you'll hit dozens of for sale signs, for lease signs or even closing signs. Many are from the automotive industry. But there are some businesses that recently sprung up or that are just trying to hold on. Full story...
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Open up your own shop at the mall

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videoHow about some help starting your own business? A local contest could make that a reality for one lucky winner. For an entrepreneur, this may as well be the promise land; a place to set up shop, free of charge for six months, in the Independence Mall.

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Hospital monitoring system eases worries

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videoGoing to the hospital can generate a lot of anxiety for a patient, and their loved ones. New Hanover Regional Medical Center is using technology to help ease the pain. Full story...
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Murrayville recycling center re-opens

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The recycling spot in the Lowe's Foods parking lot in the Murrayville area was closed last month after residents of a nearby apartment complex complained about trash blowing onto their property. But after some changes, it is open again. Full story...
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Troubleshooters update: No-go on new park

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People in the Monterey Heights neighborhood who had voted for a 34 million dollar parks bond called us to complain that years after it had passed, their park still hadn't seen any upgrades. Full story...
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Senior centers consolidating

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videoThe New Hanover County senior nutrition program provides meals for adults over the age of 60. Each meal contains one-third of the needed daily nutrients. But starting Friday, there will be fewer places they can get these meals. Full story...
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Sheriffs meet at Wrightsville Beach

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videoNorth Carolina's top cop was in Wrightsville Beach today. Attorney General Roy Cooper met with sheriffs from across the state to talk about statewide trends in crime and crime prevention. Full story...
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Snakes safe from NHC Animal Control

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New Hanover County Animal Control provides a slew of services, mainly for dogs, cats, and anything to do with rabies exposure. But they don't handle snakes because snakes don't carry rabies. Full story...
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Seniors take part in Heritage Arts Festival

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Seniors entered their work into a contest Tuesday during the Heritage Arts Festival. Categories included different types of painting, wood carving, and knitting. Full story...
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Shots fired at North Kerr, two arrested

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Shots were fired into a house on North Kerr Avenue Monday night. Deputies tell WWAY two men pulled up to the house and got into an argument with someone who lived there. Full story...
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Wilmington artist has work discovered online

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videoFrom hometown to Hollywood, one local artist has been discovered online. His work to be used as part of a set in a hit TV series. Full story...
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Carolina Beach doctor surrenders license

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A Carolina Beach doctor has surrendered her medical license in the face of an investigation. As of last Tuesday, Sara Lynn Christiansen, was no longer allowed to practice medicine. Full story...
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Man accused of drunk driving after motorcyclist dies

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A Burlington man has died, after a motorcycle accident here in Wilmington on Sunday. Stanley Barnes was riding his bike on Market Street around 8:00 last night, when a SUV turned into his path. Full story...
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