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New Hanover County News

Taking Control of Your Health Fair offers wealth of information

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videoThe New Hanover Regional Medical Center and WWAY teamed up for the Taking Control of Your Health Fair on Monday. The health fair, set up in the Dillard’s wing of Independence Mall, consists of ten booths, staffed by different health care professionals; you can find info about everything from cancer to nutrition. Full story...
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Get Free Health Advice Today

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WWAY NewsChannel 3 is once again teaming up with the New Hanover - Pender County Medical Society for the Health Hotline. Get your questions answered by calling (910) 392-3540, or toll-free at 1-(888)-0992-3540. Full story...
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Early Risers: Behind the scenes at Fort Fisher Aquarium

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videoIt is 7:30 in the morning, time to rise and shine for the residents of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. That is when the aquarists arrive. Full story...
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Mayor Saffo addresses the city's financial state Monday night

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videoWilmington Mayor Bill Saffo took to the podium Monday night for his State of the City address.

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Trial for Wilmington police officer delayed

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Wotzvely Albert Perez was supposed to be tried Monday, but the case was continued because neither side was prepared for trial. Full story...
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Fort Fisher Ferry about to set sail again

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videoAfter being shut down for repair for two months, the ferry will be re-opening on Monday, February 2. The Department of Transportation had to stop ferry service so they could fix the ramp vehicles use to drive onto the ferry. Full story...
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State of the City address Monday night at City Hall

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Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo will give his annual State of the City address Monday. The public is invited to attend. Full story...
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SPARK training is helping local students become more active

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Dozens of P.E. teachers from New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties were at UNCW Monday for SPARK training. The program teaches instructors new physical education activities... Full story...
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Attempted kidnapping at Lowe's Food in Monkey Junction

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an attempted kidnapping off Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Children's Museum announces TREKS initiative to tackle school budgets cuts

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Kindergartners from seven area counties will now be able to enjoy Wilmington's Children's Museum for free. Full story...
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Adult art class teaching students how to create masterpieces

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videoA local artist is helping others find their talent and joy through painting. An adult art class is teaching unconventional students how to create a masterpiece.

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Sea Dawgs lead basketball clinic at YMCA

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videoAlmost 150 future hoop stars spent Saturday polishing their skills with the Wilmington Sea Dawgs as the players and coaches held a free basketball clinic Saturday. Full story...
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Youngsters learn about forensics at Cape Fear Museum

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videoThe Cape Fear Museum of History and Science opened their doors to young investigators as they needed help finding some missing artifacts on Saturday. Crime scene tape lined the Cape Fear Museum for a staged crime in which two precious artifacts were stolen and suspects were on the loose. Full story...
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All aboard for model railroad show

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The Cape Fear Model Railroad Club hosted the Eleventh Annual Model Railroad Show and Sale on Saturday at the American Legion. Enthusiasts set up different scale models that operated throughout the show. Full story...
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Ghost Hunters are here in Wilmington

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People who are intrigued by the possibility of ghosts and the paranormal are in for quite a weekend. Steve Gonsalves and other cast members from the popular Sci-Fi Channel show "Ghost Hunters" are in Wilmington. Full story...
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