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New Hanover County News

TROUBLESHOOTERS: Woman struggles to get refund for canceled concert

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video Fans were left disappointed when the Keith Sweat concert was canceled last month at UNCW. On top of not being able to see the show, some ticket holders still haven't seen a dime of their money returned. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Family of man injured in hit & run asks for prayers

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videoA man hit by a car on S. College Road earlier this month is still recovering at the hospital. Cody Khan was visiting friends in Wilmington when he was hit by a car over the Fourth of July weekend. Today his family spoke exclusively with WWAY. Full story...
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Swimming advisories issued for three sites in New Hanover County

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Three recreational swimming advisories and one alert were issued today at ocean-side and sound-side locations in New Hanover County. State officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards. Full story...
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2011 Preseason All-ACC Football Team announced

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Former New Hanover Wildcat standout George Bryan is a preseason All-ACC football selection. Bryan is the only NC State player on the preseason team. Full story...
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WPD goes undercover to catch speeders

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video The Wilmington Police Department is using some unique methods this week to catch drivers who may be breaking the law. Today officers disguised themselves as roadside maintenance workers, including an officer on a tractor armed with a laser-radar. Full story...
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Sheila Boles named to NCHSAA Hall of Fame

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UNCW grad Sheila Boles was the first woman in North Carolina to coach a boys varsity basketball team. She won more than her fair share of games at Hoggard. As a result the pioneer coach is going to be inducted into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. Full story...
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Wilmington Housing Authority approves $66,000 for grills and picnic tables at public housing

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The Wilmington Housing Authority approved spending $66,000 on community amenities including barbecue grills for public housing units, but are also allowing residents to own their own grills. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. residents discuss new trash pick-up plan with county officials

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video Folks in New Hanover County were talking trash Tuesday night. The first of three town hall meetings was held today to discuss New Hanover County's proposed plan for the future of waste collection. Though the proposed recommendation would include new services like curbside recycling, some residents say there's no reason to change the current system. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach considers grant for license plate scanning

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video Many people go to Wrightsville Beach to go fishing. Now Wrightsville Beach could be fishing for you. Two weeks ago the beach town received a federal grant for automatic license plate recognition systems to help police in their search for criminals. Full story...
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Donations soon to be Packages from Home

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Some of our nation's finest will be receiving some packages from home in the next few weeks. Full story...
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