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5th Quarter: Week #6 - High School Scoreboard
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 11:07pm.

Week number six of the high school football schedule is complete other than a few postponements. Hoggard remains undefeated. New Hanover improves to 4-1. North Brunswick is no longer undefeated. Click full story for all of Friday's scores.

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Adoption group gets new meeting room through donation
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 9:51pm.

video It was a night of transformation for Children at Heart Adoption Services. "We moved into this office in April then we were given a huge gift in June when we connected with Paysage and they donated all of this beautiful furniture for our birth mothers support group space," Assistant Director for Children at Heart, Erica Willock, said.

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Monkey Junction residents successfully fighting annexation
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 5:31pm.

video The New Hanover County Board of Elections needs 60% of homeowners in Monkey Junction to sign the petition against annexation if the town is going to avoid that action from the city of Wilmington. As of Thursday, the board has received 62%.

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"And the Winner is..." BEST PLUMBER
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 5:15pm.

For this week's "And the Winner is..." we want to know who you call when you have a problem with your pipes. When Drano just doesn't cut it, who do you run to for all of your plumbing needs? We want to know who is the BEST PLUMBER in the Cape Fear? Here's how the votes are running (4 p.m. Wed.):
John's Plumbing, Southport - 32%
Milam Plumbing, Burgaw - 21%
Wilmington Plumbing - 14%

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Unemployment climbs again in Wilmington area
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 3:11pm.

After a small drop in July, unemployment is up again in the Wilmington metro area. The region's unemployment rate climbed to 10.5 percent in August. That's up from 10.2 percent in July after a drop from 10.4 percent in June. The Employment Security Commission says 18,744 are unemployed in our area.

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Strickland gets plea deal, jail time
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 3:08pm.

video The Tabor City teen accused of repeatedly damaging and trespassing at the home of former state Sen. R.C. Soles will spend some time in prison.

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'One Tree Hill' cast, fans mark milestone
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 3:03pm.

It was eight years ago tonight that the show debuted on what was then The WB. Since then 174 episodes have aired of the teen drama turned young adult drama (now on The CW) set in the fictional town of Tree Hill, NC.

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Battleship named Attraction of the Year
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/23/2011 - 12:45pm.

Seven decades after entering World War II, the Battleship North Carolina has earned another honor. Last night the North Carolina Travel Industry Association honored the Battleship as its 2011 Attraction of the Year.

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