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New Hanover County News

FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Missing kayakers located

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New Hanover County Dispatch has confirmed that the two kayakers who were missing near Fort Fisher have been located. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: High temperatures blaze through records

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Wilmington hit 101 degrees Saturday, breaking the old record for the day and making 2011 one of the hottest years on record. Full story...
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Wilmington Sharks conclude home regular season schedule tonight

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Sunday night at the the Shark Tank will be "Fan Appreciation Night"... It's also the final home regular season game of the 2011 Coastal Plain League season. Sunday's game will start at 7pm at Buck Hardee Field. Hopefully the Sharks will get to host a playoff game on Thursday. Full story...
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Hammerheads inch closer to first place

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The Wilmington Hammerheads had quite the road trip this week. Two games = two victories. The Hammerheads will return home to Legion Stadium for a game against Los Angeles on Friday. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in shooting near UNCW, release victim's name

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video Wilmington Police have released the name of the victim of Friday afternoon's shooting. David Carroll, 42, is at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Carroll is in fair condition. Police have officially charged Reginald Gagnier with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Full story...
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Hammerheads win on muddy field in NY

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The Wilmington Hammerheads have to play back to back road games this weekend. The first game turned out to be a wet victory. The Hammerheads look to earn more points on Saturday in the Keystone state. Full story...
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Pats cut New Hanover, UNC alum Crumpler

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The NFL may be back to work, but a New Hanover High alum is looking for work.Alge Crumpler was one of a number of players the New England Patriots cut today. Full story...
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Photographers help bridge distance for military families

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videoPicture this: A local non-profit is spanning the distance between military families while on deployment one photo shoot at a time. HeartsApart.org works to capture memories in pictures for military families that they can cherish at home or away. Full story...
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Tourism funds to pay to reverse Carolina Beach road diet

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videoJust one year after putting North Lake Park Blvd. on a diet, Carolina Beach Town Council has decided to fatten the road because of traffic issues. Most town leaders, residents and visitors agree two lanes is not enough for the busy weekend traffic that sometimes means about 30,000 vehicles a day. Full story...
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One of three Convention Center hotel bids pulled

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One of the three developers that wanted to build a hotel at the Wilmington Convention Center has withdrawn its bid. Full story...
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