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New Hanover County News

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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Poor grades on infrastructure report card a cause for concern

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videoNorth Carolina certainly didn't score high marks on this year’s infrastructure report card. The state is looking at a C- for the condition of area bridges, roads, and structures.

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Troubleshooters: Promotion turns into scam for local shoppers

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videoIn this week's Troubleshooters Report, a nationwide scam with hundreds of victims right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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UNCW tea party

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On UNCW’s campus Wednesday, the college republicans spent most of the afternoon handing out pamphlets and information on what they say is wasteful spending. Full story...
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