New Hanover County News
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Bonus promotion for tonight's Sharks game, magnet schedules will be handed out
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 06/02/2011 - 1:38pm.

Tonight is "WWAY Shirt Off Our Back" night at the Shark Tank. It's also Fat Tony's Thirsty Thursday night. On top of that the Wilmington Sharks just added a last minute promotion for tonight's doubleheader...free magnet schedules for the Sharks.

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Despite mystery job, Brian Berger received unemployment
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/02/2011 - 12:24pm.

New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has been drawing unemployment benefits from an unknown company in Washington, DC.

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Historical marker honors US Colored Troops in Civil War
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 06/02/2011 - 11:35am.

videoA new historical marker now stands on the side of Market Street in Wilmington. It honors the Civil War efforts of slaves and free blacks who fought in the Port City.

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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover Co. Emergency Management Director briefs President Obama on hurricane season
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 06/01/2011 - 10:57pm.

videoGov. Bev Perdue met with President Barack Obama today, the first day of the official hurricane season. Perdue took along New Hanover County Emergency Management Director Warren Lee as well. WWAY was the only Wilmington media outlet at the White House to talk with the participants about hurricane preparedness.

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American flags burned on Memorial Day
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 06/01/2011 - 10:51pm.

videoMemorial Day is a day to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom but a New Hanover County neighborhood is still recovering from a Memorial Day tragedy after vandals set fire to American flags. One home even caught fire as a result.

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Weather Channel's Jim Cantore in town
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/01/2011 - 3:44pm.

It's not often Jim Cantore comes to town when the sun is shining and the weather is quiet.

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CFCC Marine Tech Program funding in the state budget
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/01/2011 - 3:33pm.

Cape Fear Community College's Marine Tech Program didn't get drowned out of this year's state budget afterall.

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Foreclosure looms over The View
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/01/2011 - 3:24pm.

The View on Water Street has been ordered to go up for public auction June 10 after the bank that provided its’ financing declared it will foreclose on the property - reports the Greater Wilmington Business Journal.

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Rabies case confirmed in New Hanover County
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/01/2011 - 2:42pm.

New Hanover County Animal Control Services has confirmed the second case of rabies for the year. Last Friday, ACS was notified that a Bittern Court resident had shot and killed a raccoon that had wandered onto the property. The homeowner also reported handling the carcass without protective gloves.

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Wilmington man with unique challenge creates works of art to honor victims of 9/11
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 06/01/2011 - 9:26am.

video Rachard McIntyre has a special gift for art, but says he always felt a little different. He was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, a high-functioning type of Autism in his early 20’s.He started drawing and painting at the age of five and since then has devoted most nights to creating artwork.Last year he decided to create something with great personal meaning. His drawings commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

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