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IRS estimate: 17 percent of taxes owed went unpaid
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 4:02pm.

The Internal Revenue Service is estimating that people and businesses underpaid their taxes by $450 billion in the most recent year studied.

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Trot Nixon headlines autograph fundraiser Saturday
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 3:35pm.

Trot Nixon will headline a celebrity autograph session on Saturday afternoon in Wilmington. He'll be joined by another former pro baseball player and a current major league pitcher as well.

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Holiday "Booze It & Lose It" campaign nets 3,627 DWI arrests
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 2:00pm.

State and local law enforcement officers cited 3,627 motorists for driving while impaired during the Holiday "Booze It & Lose It" campaign, which ran Dec. 3–Jan 2. They issued a total of 136,769 traffic and criminal citations statewide.

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NC 172 reopened aboard Lejeune as smoke from wildfire clears
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 1:55pm.

Camp Lejeune has reopened a road closed overnight because of smoke from a wildfire. For safety reasons, the provost marshal's office decided overnight to close NC 172 between the Triangle Outpost gate and Sneads Ferry Rd. due to limited visibility.

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FIRST ON 3: Berger may have misused confidential record protection
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 1:40pm.

Long a vocal champion of transparency in government, New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger may have violated state law regarding open records.

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Mike Easley avoids disbarment after felony
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 11:54am.

Former North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley will be able to resume practicing law at end of this year under an agreement reached with the State Bar on his punishment related to a campaign finance-related felony in 2010.

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Fire damages Pender Co. business
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 11:36am.

video A fire at a Pender County factory this morning left employees cleaning up the damage. Employees at the Chloride Systems plant in Burgaw got quite a surprise friday morning when they discovered a fire in the production room.

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"And the Winner is..." BEST SALAD
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 9:08am.

video Now that the new year and new resolutions are here, we wanted to know who you think has the BEST SALAD in the area for when you feel like eating healthy? Whether you like your dressing on the side, a Caesar, made with spinach or made with lettuce, let us know who you think has the BEST SALAD on the menu. Here's how the numbers are tossing (4 pm Tues.):
Ruby Tuesday - 21%
Brasserie du Soleil - 14%
Olive Garden - 12%

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