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New Hanover County News

Local Hokies remember Va Tech massacre at Thursday vigil

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videoIt's been two years since a gunman went on a deadly rampage at Virginia Tech killing 32 people before killing himself. Hokies everywhere gathered in remembrance Thursday, including the local alumni chapter, which held a candlelight vigil. Full story...
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Bobcats training camp will not come to Wilmington

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The NBA's Charlotte Bobcats have lost millions of dollars in their first five seasons of play. It appears there will be more cost cutting next season, and it will have an effect on Wilmington. Full story...
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Update on ILM emergency landing

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There is an update on the passenger who went into shock on board a commercial flight forced pilots to make an emergency landing at ILM Thursday night. Full story...
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Plane headed to Cuba makes emergency landing at ILM

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There was another emergency landing at Wilmington International Airport Thursday night; this time it was a medical emergency. Full story...
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Jason Tindal takes over football program at Ashley High

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Ashley high school's athletic director Roy Turner introduced the Eagles' new head football coach this afternoon. Thirty-four-year-old Jason Tindal will take over for Dylan Dimock, who resigned in February. Full story...
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Disabled residents unhappy with new Wave Transit services

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videoFor years, Wave Transit has supplied the disabled in our community with specialized transportation services. But that is about to change. Full story...
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New public restrooms open in downtown Wilmington

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The battle for public restrooms in downtown Wilmington has been long fought, and there is finally some relief. Full story...
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Rock Against Rape benefit concert this weekend

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The Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc., in collaboration with Sunrise Broadcasting of Wilmington, presents the 7th Annual Port City Rock Against Rape. Full story...
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Canada goose makes nest at Independence Mall

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A Canadian goose chose a makeshift nest outside the mall to lay her eggs. The goose will stand guard to protect her eggs until they hatch in about two weeks.

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A fox terrier was the topic of latest Dangerous Dog Appeals Court

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videoDangerous Dog Appeals Court was in session in New Hanover County Wednesday night. One case involved a district court judge, a fox terrier and a dead cat. Full story...
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Cedric Dickerson plays role of coach, mentor and role model

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videoJuggling a full time job, a family and volunteering can be a struggle. But it is something one Wilmington man has managed to do for years. Full story...
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Major David Smithey wants consideration for sheriff

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A familiar face from the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office wants the top job when Sheriff Sid Causey retires this summer. Full story...
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Online game developer gives advice to CFCC students

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A big name in the online gaming industry paid a visit to Cape Fear Community College Wednesday. He showed students some of his drawings, and gave them tips on getting to the top. Full story...
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Local protesters gather for Wilmington tea party

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videoTax protesters took to one of Wilmington's busiest intersections Wednesday for one of the hundreds of so-called tea parties that took place across the country.

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Comparison of trips to D.C.

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The week before nine city officials spent $19,000 on a trip to D.C. for a conference, New Hanover County officials went on a similar trip. Full story...
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