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New Hanover County News

FIRST ON 3: County overtaxes Kure Beach residents

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The New Hanover County Tax Administrator says Kure Beach residents paid too much on their property tax bills. Roger Kelly told a news conference the error falls on him. Full story...
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Businesses have different views of Monkey Junction, annexation's impact

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video Monkey Junction has long been a hub of business in our area. It's part of why the City of Wilmington wants to annex it. Several new businesses are setting up shop there, but others that have called the crossroads home for years say it's a dead end. Full story...
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Wilmington factory to close, cut 90 jobs

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Terex Cranes will shut down its production facilities in Wilmington. The company says approximately 90 employees will be laid off Full story...
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Carolina Farmin' grand opening draws crowds

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Customers crowded into the new Carolina Farmin' on Market Street. The traffic was so heavy at one point in the middle of the day, police had to help handle it. Full story...
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US forecasters see busy rest of hurricane season

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US government forecasters say the rest of the Atlantic hurricane season is likely to be busy, with an above-average number of storms. Full story...
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Hurricane Expert George Elliott helps track Emily

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video Nobody has tracked more tropical storms and hurricanes here in the Cape Fear than former Chief Meteorologist George Elliott. See where he and Chief Meteorologist Jerry Jackson think Emily is headed, each night on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 5 and 6. Full story...
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NCDOT proposed widening of Kerr Ave. has residents and drivers worried

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video Kerr Avenue may soon be under some major construction if the DOT has its way. It is proposing to widen Kerr to four lanes, add bike lanes, sidewalks, and a raised median. The plan has a few folks who live on or frequent the busy road concerned about the consequences. Full story...
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New Hanover School Board says teachers, students can't be 'Friends'

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video Teachers in New Hanover County will no longer be able to "friend" their students on Facebook. The school board voted to add this policy to the district's Code of Ethics. Full story...
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Matthew Wallace no longer on UNCW roster

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UNCW's roster isn't quite as crowded today as was earlier in the week. UNCW head coach Buzz Peterson has elected to not renew Matthew Wallace's scholarship. Full story...
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FAA shutdown could cost ILM projects, jobs

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video A partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration is having an effect on our airport. As time goes by before Congress passes a bill to end the shutdown, big projects at Wilmington International are in jeopardy. Full story...
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