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Verizon reverses on $2 fee for one-time payments
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 3:42pm.

After a customer backlash, Verizon Wireless is dropping a plan to start charging $2 for every payment subscribers make over the phone or online with their credit cards.

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Robert Downey Jr. requesting 3-inch lifts for Iron Man 3
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 3:22pm.

The longtime actor behind the cinematic version of Tony Stark wants to appear taller come Iron Man 3.

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ONLY ON 3: Girl fight at Laney caught on cell phone; Posted on YouTube
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 3:08pm.

video We got a heads-up this morning from a concerned parent regarding a video of a fight between two girls posted on YouTube. The two go to Laney High School and the fight happened last week outside the cafeteria.

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BREAKING UPDATE: Multi-car accident shuts down Market St.
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 2:15pm.

Authorities shut down a portion of Market Street at Alexander Street near Jones Fish Camp due to a multi-car accident.

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WPD makes cocaine & heroin bust on Castle Street
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 1:44pm.

In recent weeks, WPD has received numerous complaints that the occupants of 1216 Castle Street were selling narcotics. Detectives executed a search warrant there Thursday night at the residence of David Benjamin Alston.

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Powerball tickets going to $2 in January
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 1:07pm.

video The change will result in the first price increase in tickets since the game started almost 20 years ago. Beginning Jan. 15, Powerball tickets will cost $2 each. The first Powerball drawing under the new game structure will be on Wednesday, Jan. 18.

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NRC will keep closer eye on Brunswick nuclear plant
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 10:56am.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has determined that fuel oil tank rooms serving the Brunswick nuclear plant’s emergency diesel generators were not properly protected from possible flooding, a finding of “low to moderate safety significance” that will result in increased NRC inspection and oversight of the facility.

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ONLY ON 3: Victimized store clerk gets shooting lessons
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 12/30/2011 - 10:49am.

video You may remember the Wrightsville Country Store clerk who shot a robber in November. Having had no experience with a gun, the store's owner thought it would be a good idea to get Mark Headstrong some training.

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