Archive - Oct 9, 2008
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US Marine to close Navassa facility
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/09/2008 - 5:49pm.

Some bad news in the local job market Thursday. 270 people will soon be out of work in Brunswick County.

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Local paper plant in good shape
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/09/2008 - 5:04pm.

videoThe economy has hit local manufacturing plants hard in recent weeks. First it was Georgia Pacific, and then Louisiana Pacific.

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Some parents upset about recent redistricting changes
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/09/2008 - 4:12pm.

videoEarlier this week the New Hanover County School Board voted to do away with some controversial redistricting proposals. Bussing kids to schools across town is no longer a viable option.

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Southeastern mental health cutbacks
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/09/2008 - 4:09pm.

videoFor some time now, Southeastern Center for Mental Health has been struggling financially. One local provider has seen the impact on his patients and caregivers alike.

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Dr. Robert Perry followup
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/09/2008 - 4:07pm.

videoMore is being learned Thursday about a local doctor who surrendered his medical license. Robert Perry, a general practitioner, will face a Gaston County Grand Jury on suspicion of illegally prescribing medication.

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Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall in Whiteville
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/09/2008 - 4:00pm.

It was an emotional day for families of fallen soldiers Thursday. The community gathered at the Whiteville National Guard Armory to see the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall.

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Telling Our Stories photography exhibit
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/09/2008 - 3:53pm.

Beginning Thursday, the New Hanover County Public Library is offering you a chance to do more than just check out books. This month, 50 photographs will be on display at the Telling Our Stories exhibit.

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Stop smoking tour
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/09/2008 - 3:44pm.

videoThere have been many public services announcements about the dangers of smoking. But Thursday, some area students got to hear from a cancer survivor who knows how smoking can impact a life.

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