Archive - Nov 19, 2007
NC working to make school buses safer
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/19/2007 - 5:47pm.

videoNorth Carolina is at the forefront in an effort to make school buses safer. US Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters wants higher seatbacks and seat belts in buses and she made case here in the state today. Her timing was ironic. Monday morning a news helicopter captured frightening images after a car crashed into a school bus in Granville County.

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UNCW reading program goes kite flying
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/19/2007 - 5:46pm.

As students learned from reading best selling novel "The Kite Runner," kite flying is ancient sport in Afghanistan and an important part of Afghan culture.

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Two local students win car
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/19/2007 - 5:45pm.

Two local students won the lottery at the Wilmington Housing Authority Monday -- the vehicle lottery.

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Local man to receive medallion of honor
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/19/2007 - 5:03pm.

videoWhen people retire they typically look forward to relaxing and enjoying life without too much work. A New Hanover County man who retired more than ten years ago has been doing anything but relaxing.

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VFW members helping troops overseas
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/19/2007 - 4:50pm.

videoThe holidays are a time to show others you care, and that's just what a group of local veterans are doing for some of our troops serving overseas.

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'Tis the season for... job hunting?
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/19/2007 - 4:49pm.

As the holiday season swings into full motion chances are you have a full agenda of traditional year end activities. But there's one you probably don't associate with this time of year, even though the time is ripe.

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Heart disease progress stalled in young Americans
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/19/2007 - 4:48pm.

Progress in decreasing death rates from heart disease has stalled among young adults in the United States. Researchers say it's a wake up call to all younger Americans. The past three decades have brought much progress in fighting heart disease in the United States.

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Searchers find boy missing after hike in state park
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/19/2007 - 4:20pm.

An autistic boy missing about a day in Morrow Mountain State Park has been located and officials say he is safe.

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