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New Hanover County News

Gray skies did not put a damper on Seafood, Blues and Jazz Festival

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videoDie hard jazz fans ignored gray skies Saturday to hear the blues. The 15th annual Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues and Jazz Festival kicked off this weekend. Full story...
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Many schools considering making SAT's optional

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videoFor many years, educators have debated the fairness of the SAT determining whether a student can get into college. That very question could be changing the way colleges admit students in the future. Many schools around the nation are considering making standardize testing optional. Full story...
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Sunday's walk to help end hunger

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With many food pantries struggling to keep their shelves full, some folks are trying to do their part to help end hunger. Participants in the 29th New Hanover County Stop Hunger Walk trekked around Greenfield Lake Sunday. Full story...
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Thalian Hall turns 150

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videoThalian Hall is now 150 years old, or young. Community members gathered to celebrate Thalian Hall's birthday on Sunday. Full story...
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Alzheimers fundraiser a big hit

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It was all about bump, set, and spike in an effort to help people with Alzheimers at Captian Bill's on Saturday. Full story...
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Breast cancer survivor organizes walk for charity

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The American Cancer Society held its first annual strides against breast cancer walk in Wilmington. Full story...
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Walk for mental illness

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At Hugh Macrae Park people were braving the rain to help raise awareness on mental illness. Full story...
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Suspected Wachovia bank robber caught

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Wilmington police arrested two people in connection to a Monday incident at a Wachovia bank. Full story...
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Mother of Slain Transgender Child Will Speak at UNC-Wilmington

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Renown Gay rights activist, Sylvia Guerrero will speak candidly about her slain transgender child for National Coming Out day. Full story...
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McCain to visit Port City Monday

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The North Carolina Republican Party said Sen. John McCain will bring his presidential campaign to Wilmington Monday. McCain will hold a town hall meeting at Cape Fear Community College's Schwartz Center. Full story...
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Financial crisis for Southeastern Center for Mental Health

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videoThursday, we told you that nearly 100 local mental health agencies are suffering from the trickle-down affect from the Southeastern Center for Mental Health financial crisis. For developmentally disabled clients, like Lynetta Richardson, the service cutbacks Southeastern Mental Health has had to make, are effecting her in ways she never imagined. Full story...
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One-Stop voting still an option

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Today was the last day to register to vote for the general election November 4th. If you missed the 5:00 p.m. deadline, there is another option. Full story...
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Wilmington designer debuts new fashion line

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A Wilmington fashion designer will debut a new collection this weekend and is inviting the public to attend. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington concerns proposed to city council

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You may have seen the crowds that leave the downtown Wilmington bars on the weekends. At times, thousands of people are roaming the streets between 11:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said fifty percent of his police force is downtown controlling those crowds on the weekends. Full story...
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NAMI walk Saturday, October 11th

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Saturday, people will use their feet to bring awareness to mental illness. The Sixth Annual Walk for the National Alliance for Mental Health will start at 10:00 a.m. at Hugh MacRae Park. The Wilmington chapter is hosting the walk. Full story...
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