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Studies show voter fraud at less than 1 percent, voter ID law struck down

Lucy O'Brien | Staff Writer

October 22, 2016

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Voter fraud in North Carolina has caused widespread controversy along with the voter ID laws that were recently struck down by both the District and Supreme Courts.The North Carolina legislature passed new requirements for ph...

Recently invented Naloxone can reverse an opiate drug overdose

Barbara Haddock Taylor | The Tribune News

October 12, 2016

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Dr. Bethany DiPaula, a pharmacist with the Howard County Health Department, demonstrates how to put together a syringe of Naloxone Aug. 11, 2014 at an opiate overdose response training session which is being held at the Howar...

Wilmington’s role as one of the worst cities for heroin and opioid abuse

James LaPorta | Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

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Editor's note: This article serves as an elaboration on a shorter article published by The Seahawk in August on the same topic.JACKSONVILLE—The desolate podium with the presidential seal stands alone. Two iconic pieces of fabric—the American flag and the flag of the President of the United ...

Hurricane Matthew updates for Wilmington and surrounding areas

Elizabeth Heglar | Lifestyles Editor

October 8, 2016

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As Hurricane Matthew approached, many Wilmington residents decided to move to higher ground and head inland. Those who decided to stay are now in the beginning stages of what is sure to be a very wet weekend. The following is th...

U.S. Senate candidate Deborah Ross appeals to women and families of Cape Fear

Hannah L. Williams | Contributing Writer

September 27, 2016

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On Tuesday, Sept. 20, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Deborah Ross, visited Wilmington to speak about her plans to help women and families in North Carolina. The event was held downtown at the Hannah S. Block Community ...

Clown scare hits UNCW

Clown scare hits UNCW

September 19, 2016

UNC football player accused of rape turns himself in

Malia Benison | Assistant News Editor

September 18, 2016

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Sept. 13, Allen Artis, a football player at UNC Chapel Hill, turned himself over to authorities after a warrant was issued for his arrest on the basis of rape accusations against him that began accumulating in early March.Sopho...

New in New Hanover: use of fake ID will result in loss of one’s real ID for 60 days

Hannah Coffman | The Seahawk

September 17, 2016

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District Attorney Ben David of New Hanover County, at the podium, announced a change in the penalty New Hanover County will use when addressing fake identification cards. He was joined at the Sept. 12 press conference on UNC Wilmingt...

New penalty for fake IDs in New Hanover

Hannah Coffman | Contributing Writer

September 17, 2016

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Monday, Sept. 12, Ben David, the District Attorney for New Hanover County, held a press conference at UNC Wilmington and announced a change in the way the district will approach fake identification cards.The District Attorney was...

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