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Emergency Alert System test goes off with a hitch
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 11/09/2011 - 5:19pm.

The first ever nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System went across the air with a major hitch Wednesday.

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D.C. Virgo to become a charter school
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 11/09/2011 - 5:18pm.

video A new name, with a new curriculum. D.C. Virgo Middle School will reopen this fall as D.C. Virgo Urban Prep Charter School. Community leaders met Wednesday to put pen to paper to make it all official.

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Obama Administration to delay new "Christmas Tree Tax"
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/09/2011 - 3:06pm.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is going to delay implementation and revisit a proposed new 15 cent fee on fresh-cut Christmas trees, sources tell ABC News. The fee, requested by the National Christmas Tree Association in 2009, was first announced in the Federal Registry yesterday.

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WPD, family ask for help finding missing man
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/09/2011 - 1:55pm.

The Wilmington Police Department is asking for help finding a man whose family has not seen or heard from him for three weeks.

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Business leaders discuss film industry's impact on Wilmington area
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 11/09/2011 - 11:07am.

video Show business was the topic of conversation this morning with business leaders in Wilmington. Experts say incentives are essential to drawing productions here, but they are not the only thing that play a role in getting more movies and TV shows to Hollywood East.

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Write-in winners emerge from blank Tar Heel ballots
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/09/2011 - 10:23am.

Usually elections are about who is on the ballot, but in the Bladen County town of Tar Heel, yesterday's election was about who was not on it. No one filed to run for mayor or three open town council seats. The lack of candidates led to write-in campaigns.

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Election 2011 Analysis
Submitted by wway news on Wed, 11/09/2011 - 12:13am.

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Playoff fever for Topsail Pirates
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 11/09/2011 - 12:02am.

video Playoff fever is causing loads of excitement at Topsail High School this week, but it's not just the football team. It's the football team and the soccer team.

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