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Republican earmark ban fails Senate vote
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/30/2010 - 4:51pm.

North Carolina's senators stood divided today as a Republican push to eliminate pet projects failed.

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Senate passes bill to boost food safety
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 11/30/2010 - 11:03am.

The Senate has passed legislation to make food safer in the wake of deadly E. coli and salmonella outbreaks, potentially giving the government broad new powers to increase inspections of food processing facilities and force companies to recall tainted food.

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Perdue avoids concrete answers during Wilmington visit
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 11/30/2010 - 11:02am.

video The governor was all smiles today as she enjoyed a tour of the UNCW Marine Sciences Center, but she was elusive when it came to answering some big questions.

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GREAT ECONOMIC NEWS: Consumer confidence hits 5-month high in November
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 11/30/2010 - 10:59am.

A monthly survey shows Americans' confidence in the economy rose in November to the highest level in five months amid more hopeful signs.

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Metro Wilmington unemployment down slightly
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 11/30/2010 - 10:53am.

Unemloyment rates in the Wilmington metro area fell slightly in October, from 9.1 to 9.0%.

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A family is still searching for answers one year after murder
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Mon, 11/29/2010 - 10:48pm.

video Who killed their mother and why? Nearly a year after someone murdered Tiffany Dawkins two days after Christmas her family desperately wants answers.

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UNCW earns first road win of the season in men's basketball
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 11/29/2010 - 9:05pm.

You can say one thing about the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team this year. Every game has gone down to the wire other than the two games they played against nationally ranked squads.

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Perdue & UNCW discuss biotechnology
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 11/29/2010 - 6:15pm.

video The Governor's visit to the Marine Sciences Center included a roundtable discussion about marine biotechnology and new economy business. The gathering included educational leaders, businessmen and politicians. The focus of this discussion was on marine biotechnology and the opportunities it brings when it comes to jobs and the economy.

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Brunswick county attorney accused of going overboard
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 11/29/2010 - 6:06pm.

video Earlier this month, Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren sent a letter to comission chairman Bill Sue. In it, he accused county attorney Huey Marshall of overstepping his authority as the Department of Social Services board dealt with former director Jamie Orrock.

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Local business shares secret to success
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 11/29/2010 - 5:54pm.

video With national chains offering huge discounts and mass quantities, no all small businesses can celebrate being around for 30 years. No one knows that better than Candles Etc. owner Michael Lambrix.

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