New Hanover County News
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COMMENTARY: First we were "ignorant"; Now Commissioner Thompson says we're "whores"
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Sat, 01/29/2011 - 8:58pm.

When asked about being in the media spotlight of late and the commission being transparent, Thompson told the local newspaper, "They are whoring themselves out for ratings.”

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ONLY ON 3: UNCW Professor says chancellor search is a sham; University denies claim
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Sat, 01/29/2011 - 8:52pm.

Dr. Diane Levy, Professor of Sociology and Criminology at UNCW, claims the university's search for a new chancellor is all but over, and that the effort to appear transparent with websites and committees is for perception only.

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Carolina Beach is trying to make quick fixes before summer
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Fri, 01/28/2011 - 10:04pm.

video Carolina Beach town officials are at it again. The town's Road Diet Committee met to find quick fixes for their traffic congestion and safety concerns in the beach town. Now the town is asking for input from the North Carolina Department of Transportation to see what it thinks is the best way to go about making changes for Summer 2011.

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FIRST ON 3: Woman faces fine for posting pictures of mutilated cat on Facebook; Updated with info from Sheriff's Dept.
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 01/28/2011 - 4:46pm.

A New Hanover County woman posted pictures of herself with a mutilated animal on her Facebook page, and it's causing quite the stir on the Internet.

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Read all about it! 41st annual antique sale benefits literacy
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 01/28/2011 - 1:03pm.

Antique lovers, this is the weekend for you. North Carolina Junior Sorosis and North Carolina Sorosis are hosting their 41st Annual Antique Show and Sale at the Coastline Convention Center in downtown Wilmington.

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Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame announces 2011 class
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 01/28/2011 - 12:58pm.

This is the sixth class of inductees. The induction ceremony is scheduled for May 1.

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Career win #100 for Cynthia Cooper-Dyke & 7th CAA win for UNCW women
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 01/27/2011 - 11:42pm.

video The first half for UNCW was sluggish, flat and ugly to be perfectly honest. Cynthia Cooper Dyke's team turned it around in the second half against Hofstra to give "Coop" a milestone coaching victory.

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Deputies use bomb robot to help save man's life
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Thu, 01/27/2011 - 4:59pm.

videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is in the business of serving and protecting our community, and yesterday they did just that.

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ONLY ON 3: What is the ii street gang?
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 01/27/2011 - 4:54pm.

videoFrom California to New Jersey to Wilmington, the notorious Bloods gang has made it to our neck of the woods.

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ONLY ON 3: Commissioner Barfield threatens to remove Mayor Futch from Transportation Advisory Committee
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 01/27/2011 - 4:25pm.

"Walter, the games have got to stop, if you cannot control yourself, I request that the Leland Town Council appoint another member to take your place and then you can follow up all of your unfounded accusations as a citizen seeking answers."

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