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New Hanover County News

Lil' Wayne no-show a trend?

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New details are emerging tonight over the Lil' Wayne concert fiasco. He was scheduled to perform at New Hanover High School last weekend, but Lil Wanye, never showed up. Full story...
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Author John Updike comes to UNCW

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videoA two-time Pulitzer Prize winning author is making a once in a lifetime appearance at UNCW Tuesday. Full story...
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Cape Fear Fair & Expo just days away

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Crews began setting up Tuesday morning to get the fairgrounds ready for the hundreds of attractions, and thousands of visitors expected to attend. Full story...
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Wilmington testing stormwater pipes

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Wilmington city officials are taking steps to inspect downtown stormwater pipes to see if they need to be repaired. Crew members Tuesday lowered a camera underground. What that camera showed them seems to be good news for the city. Full story...
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Carolina Beach holds cadidates forum

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Residents in Carolina Beach had the chance to ask future town leaders what they would do if elected Monday night. Full story...
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New Hanover County gets bad school bus inspection

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videoNew Hanover County has some of the worst school bus inspection scores in the area. So what are school administrators doing to improve the school bus safety? Full story...
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School board may face lawsuit after Lil Wayne concert cancellation

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videoAfter weeks of controversy surrounding a gangster rap concert at New Hanover High School this weekend the rapper never took the stage. After an uproar from the community over the concert, the contract between the New Hanover County School Board and concert promoter to hold the concert at Brogden Hall is why the school board was forced to let the concert go on. Full story...
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Water restrictions don't apply to all businesses

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With Wilmington under mandatory water restrictions, you may wonder how that's affecting businesses such as car washes. Full story...
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Fans disappointed by Lil Wayne no-show

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videoNew Hanover High School's Brogden Hall was supposed to be filled with the sounds of rap artist Lil Wayne performing Sunday night. Instead, it was filled with the cries of angry fans. Fans waited for Lil Wayne to take the stage, but the performer was a no-show, leaving fans demanding answers. Full story...
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USS Norris Crew Member Reunion

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The 15th annual reunion of crew members from the USS Norris allowed sailors to celebrate the past together. More than fifty veteran sailors and even more family members traveled from all over to share sea stories. Full story...
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New Hanover, Brunswick Counties have highest state DWI rate

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Here's a sobering notion: Brunswick and New Hanover Counties have the highest number of DWI arrests in the entire state. The Highway Patrol says something needs to be done to stop the drunken driving, and one UNCW student may have the solution. Full story...
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Law enforcement: Lil Wayne concert not a threat

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Local law enforcement officials say a controversial concert scheduled at New Hanover High School this weekend is not a threat to public safety -- but some parents aren't convinced. Full story...
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2007 Black Expo highlights African-American businesses

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African-American businesses in the community will be highlighted Saturday in Wilmington. The 11th annual Black Expo will be held at Cape Fear Community College. Full story...
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Festival-goers enjoying Oktoberfest

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Many festival-goers came out to the sixth annual Oktoberfest celebration for very specific reasons. Full story...
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Rapper Lil Wayne to perform at New Hanover High School

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videoDespite concern among New Hanover County School Board members, rapper Lil Wayne will perform at New Hanover High School on Sunday. Full story...
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