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Whats Happening: July 17-19

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videoThis weekend, you can go back in time, re-live the 60’s in a way that is fun for the whole family, or rock out to some music from the 80’s. Full story...
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Night classes help fit education with lifestyles

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videoA lot of non-traditional students are hitting the books to bring in the bucks. Often, that means going to class at night. Full story...
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Non-profit group helps animals at Pender County shelter

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videoA group called, Friends of the Pender County Animal Shelter, is one step away from being the county's newest non-profit. The group formed early this year and as WWAY's John Rendleman reports, it helps fill in the gaps the county can not provide. Full story...
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Pender County Humane Society to showcase new building

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For the last seven months the Pender County Humane Society has been in a temporary location, but no longer. The new building will be showcased this weekend with a grand opening celebration. Full story...
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Burgaw Angels move on to Dixie Softball World Series

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The weeklong Dixie Girls Softball State Championships wrapped up Wednesday night at the Cape Fear Optimist Park in New Hanover County. The Burgaw Angels tallied a walk off win in Game One by a score of 3-2. Full story...
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Possible break in auto insurance rates

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We could be getting a break on our auto insurance rates. Under an agreement between the State Insurance Commissioner and the insurance industry, North Carolina auto insurance rates will be rolled back to levels of about three years ago and frozen until 2011. Full story...
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Community college challenges as enrollments increase

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videoA college degree may help you get a stable job in our area these days. That is why students are coming out in droves to register early for classes at area community colleges. That is creating some challenges. Full story...
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Breaking down the education lottery money

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videoThere's still no state budget in Raleigh as lawmakers try to figure out how to pay for North Carolina's spending. One of the biggest issues has been education funding, and many are wondering where the billion dollars for education from the lottery has gone. Full story...
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Alternatives for replacing that busted cell phone

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videoIf our cell phones stop working, we often get anxious to go to the store to buy a new one. But there are other ways to replace your phone without having to drop a couple hundred dollars. Full story...
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Protecting historic artifacts from flooding

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videoIn the event of a hurricane, many of us have a plan for protecting our homes and valuables. But what about historic artifacts housed in city buildings like the Cape Fear Museum? Full story...
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State Superintendent goes to court

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Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson got her day in court. She is North Carolina's elected, but largely powerless education leader and she is trying to force Governor Perdue to put her back in charge of running the state's education policy.

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Troubleshooters Update: Howard's Towing

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There is an update on a Troubleshooters report we first brought you last week. A Wilmington family called to complain about Howard's Towing. Carolina Beach Police Department called Howard's to pull Scott Brown's SUV out of a retention pond, after he had a stroke and wrecked. Full story...
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Boiling Spring Lakes family survives after run-in with two horses

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We all know the hazards of deer on our local highways, especially at night. But Tuesday evening a local woman had a terrifying run-in with a pair of horses. Full story...
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Dogs test positive for distemper at local animal shelter

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The Brunswick County Animal Shelter is on lock down after two dogs tested positive for a virus. Two dogs adopted last week tested positive for distemper, a highly contagious respiratory disease. Full story...
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Police looking for suspected killer, Tyshawn Gause arrangements set

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Wilmington Police said they believe they know who killed 17-year-old Tyshawn Gause over the weekend, Now, they need your help finding him. Officers are looking for Leroy Sampson. Full story...
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