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New Hanover County News

As temperatures dropped, black ice became an issue

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videoDespite the best efforts of road crews, black ice became an ever bigger challenge as the temperature dropped; and that meant accidents. Full story...
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Reaction from locals who made the trip to Washington DC

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videoSomewhere in the crowd of about one and half million people, were some locals who witnessed the historic occasion in person. Full story...
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Call in to speak with over sixty doctors at Tuesday's Health Hotline

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Here at WWAY, we are gearing up for our annual Health Hotline with the New Hanover - Pender County Medical Society. Full story...
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Local charities benefit from Fashion Victims Ball

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You may have seen the rather humorous images from the 2008 Fashion Victims Ball in December. The event was co-sponsored by Keller Williams Realty and WWAY. Today was the day to hand over the proceeds to six local charities. Full story...
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Clerk pistol whips robber

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A local store clerk pistol whipped a possible would-be robber at the Chestnut Food Market Monday night. Full story...
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Wilmington man charged with bomb threat

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A Wilmington man has been charged with a bomb threat at the New Hanover County Courthouse Monday morning. Full story...
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Martin Luther King Jr. parade a big hit

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videoThe streets were packed Monday, and people of all ages were out showing their support in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Full story...
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Some people stocking up on supplies in anticipation of snow

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Sketchy weather is on the way and grocery stores are ready for people who may want to stock up. Full story...
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Slumping housing market causes local business to close

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The National Gypsum dry-wall plant off Carolina Beach Road just shut down. Sixty-three people worked at the plant. Full story...
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UNCW students take part in national MLK Day Challenge

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The 35 students are cleaning and painting Girls Inc., a non-profit organization that empowers at-risk youth in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Bomb squads remove device from NC courthouse steps

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Authorities in Wilmington say the downtown area is safe after bomb squads removed a device from the steps of the county courthouse. Full story...
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Wilmington bus company taking dozens to historic event

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videoMillions of people are expected to attend the inauguration. A Wilmington bus company is driving dozens of people from our area to watch it all unfold. Full story...
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Some New Hanover County kids are brushing up on their etiquette

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Etiquette; it may be difficult to master, but some New Hanover County kids are up to the challenge. Full story...
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New Hanover County Deputies Off to Inauguration

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New Hanover County Sheriff Deputies were selected to assist and support with the Inauguration of President-Elect Barack Obama. Full story...
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Fort Fisher's cannon booms during re-enactment

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videoThis year marks the 144th anniversary of the end of the civil war, and hundreds gathered at Fort Fisher on Saturday to learn more about its place in history. Full story...
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