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Police use SABLE helicopter to catch dangerous driver
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 4:37pm.

video The SABLE helicopter was hard at work last night chasing a drunk driver trying to evade police. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and the Wilmington Police Department tried to stop the vehicle earlier in the day, but without success.

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JUST ADD HOPE: Christian Women's Job Corps
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 4:03pm.

video We often hear from viewers who want to see more coverage of the positive things going on in our community. In an effort to do that, we are showcasing the Christian Women's Job Corps, a group all about helping poverty-stricken women transition back into the real world. The world can be changed if you "just add hope."

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State lawmakers meet with Chinese investors to discuss business partnerships in Cape Fear
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 3:34pm.

State Representative Susi Hamilton joined a team of seventeen General Assembly and other NC leaders to meet with Chinese investors focused on building businesses in the Wilmington and southeastern North Carolina area. The meeting took place in Shenzhen, China.

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NC's online public school facing $3M shortfall
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 1:59pm.

Surging enrollment in North Carolina's online class program for public high school students is creating a funding shortfall that means teens in 15 school districts have been blocked from signing up for spring classes.

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Toy safety report find some dangers
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 10:36am.

Consumer advocates are out with a holiday-season warning about some toys that could be dangerous to children.

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Unemployment ticks down in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 10:19am.

North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped slightly from September and October, but it continues to be well above the national level. North Carolina's rate is 10.4 percent compared to 9.0 percent nationally.

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Cape Fear Festival of Trees returns, joins 'Nutcracker'
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 9:25am.

The Cape Fear Festival of Trees is back and better than ever this holiday season. The longtime event ended three years ago, but returns in conjunction with the Nutcracker ballet.

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StarNews Editorial: Turmoil in Leland Police Dept. cause for concern, deeper look
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 9:11am.

Police Chief Timothy Jayne is at the heart of the problem. He either has lost control of his department or has an iron-fist management style coupled with a lackadaisical work ethic, depending on which side you believe. And that should be a signal to Jayne, to the town manager and to the town council that his days as chief are numbered.

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