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New Hanover County News

Wilmington's 4th of July... It's a blast!!

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video Check out Wilmington's Fourth of July fireworks celebration. The weather was perfect. The fireworks were impressive. Click play video to see our report from Monday night. Full story...
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Goolsby upset with trooper allegations

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North Carolina Senator Thom Goolsby released a statement, expressing his frustration with the letter from Hoyt Tessener and the allegations against state troopers Edward Wyrick and Andrew Smith, that has them on administrative duty. Full story...
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Fireworks ready to fly along Cape Fear River

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video The fireworks are set up for the Battleship Blast in Wilmington and ready to amaze tonight's 4th of July crowd. More than 2,000 fireworks are set up across the river in Battleship Park. Full story...
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Woman found dead in Pine Valley Drive home

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video A Wilmington neighborhood is shocked and looking for answers after a woman was found dead in her home early this morning. Police say the victim was 59-year-old Carol Johnson. Full story...
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Diligence home in time to celebrate Independence Day

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video This Independence Day, those who serve our country patrolling our waterways are celebrating with family and friends. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to port this morning. Full story...
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Volunteer group helps keep Masonboro Island clean on Fourth

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video While many folks spent their holiday weekend barbequing in the backyard or sunbathing on the beach, one group of volunteers gave their time to clean up after partiers. The group is all about keeping their beloved island clean. Full story...
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Hit and run victim's father pleads for help

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A young man is in critical condition and Wilmington Police are still searching for the driver who hit him and drove off. Full story...
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Wilmington Sharks slugger Daniel Aldrich captures national home run title

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The freshman player of the year for college baseball plays for the Wilmington Sharks summer league baseball team. On Saturday night Daniel Aldrich earned another honor. He won the TD Ameritrade home run derby in Omaha, Nebraska. Full story...
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Silvagni wins longboard gold at World Surfing Games

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Kure Beach native Tony Silvagni captured a world title on Saturday in longboard surfing. Silvagni calls it the best win of his career. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Locals involved in fatal Nevada train crash

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videoA local family has returned home after what was supposed to be a vacation to a toy train convention turned fatal. A Brunswick County boy and his grandfather were on the Amtrak train that was hit by a semi-truck near Reno, Nevada last Friday. Full story...
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