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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Customers say Aaron's sold them defective, used TVs
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 3:55pm.

video The Bentleys bought their TV from Aaron's. They say they've had nothing but problems ever since. When Jerry and Gloria Bentley watch TV, white dots cover the screen making it impossible to get a clear picture of what's going on.

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Area business benefiting from Hollywood East resurgence
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 3:54pm.

video Wilmington currently has six motion pictures in production. The money the film industry brings to our area is the topic of conversation among local economists and film experts today at an economic growth summit.

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The Rant: March 15, 2011
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 3:27pm.

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Grad student turned candidate says he has plan to fix Wilmington
Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 3:06pm.

Election season is still months away, but one UNC Wilmington student is already thinking about ways to shake things up.

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ONLY ON 3: Commissioner Barfield vs. The School Board - What the bickering is about
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 2:21pm.

Today in his newsletter email, New Hanover County Commissioner Jason Barfield outlined some of the specific concerns he has about the way the School Board is spending money. His major issues are with two empty buildings and a third that needs a roof. However, Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley contends the county already has oversight of capital expenditures and building projects.

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WPD: No leads on puppy killer despite reward
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 1:16pm.

WPD investigators have been unsuccessful in locating the person(s) who killed two puppies on Wednesday, February 23, 2011. In response to media coverage, several animal welfare organizations have pledged money for a reward for anyone supplying information that leads to an arrest. Pledges currently total more than $2,000.

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WPD: Man robbed at knifepoint downtown
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 1:14pm.

The male victim, age 25, reported that he was in a bar drinking with a man he did not know by name. According to the victim, the two agreed to go somewhere else to get a drink. The victim said he stopped to sit on one of the benches on Water Street when a third person (male voice) came up behind him and held a knife to his neck.

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Big Wednesday in sports: CFCC falls short in first round of national juco basketball tourney ; UNCW in action
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 12:03pm.

video Cape Fear Community College is going to have to work their way through the consolation bracket in order to win the national junior college basketball tournament. CFCC lost in the first round of the tournament Wednesday afternoon.

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Obama picks Duke to make Final Four
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 11:40am.

March Madness is back at the White House, and President Barack Obama is picking the top seeds to advance to the Final Four.

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Mount Olive man guilty of dog-fighting charges
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 11:30am.

A Duplin County man has pleaded guilty to federal dog-fighting charges after an undercover sheriff's investigator purchased a pit bull from him last year.

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