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Archive - Dec 10, 2008

Malpass students to miss Christmas break

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videoThe holiday break for some Pender County students will not be as long as many hoped for. Full story...
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Web based system helps officers follow those on probation

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videoThe majority of people on probation violate it. At least that's the case in New Hanover County. Now, probation officers are taking steps to keep an eye on their offenders everywhere they go, through a new web based system. Full story...
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Wilmington Police precinct to open in January

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It looks as though the grand opening for the new Wilmington Police precinct will have to wait until next year. Full story...
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Wilmington Housing Authority sues city council member

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On Tuesday, WWAY NewsChannel 3 reported on a lawsuit, involving the Wilmington Housing Authority and Sparks Engineering regarding inspections of the Eastbrook Apartments. Full story...
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Brunswick County Sheriffs are looking for a Wilmington man

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office needs your help locating a wanted man. Full story...
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Oak Island moves closer to buying Yaupon Pier

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The Oak Island Town Council has taken another step towards the purchase of the Yaupon Peir. By a vote of three to two last night, the council accepted a $300,000 state grant to help with the $1.5 million purchase of the pier. Full story...
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Wilmington Police looking for man trying to cash stolen checks

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Wilmington Police are trying to identify the man shown in this picture. He was trying to cash stolen checks at a bank drive-through window. Full story...
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Leland to start curbside recycling program

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With the New Year will come a new way to help the environment in Leland. The town will start a curbside recycling program in early 2009, similar to Wilmington's. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Roadside mattress set advertisement

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videoIn this Troubleshooters Report, a Wilmington woman said she was the victim of a bait-and-switch operation. Full story...
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Trees for Troops program making Christmas merry for Marines

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videoHundreds of Marines and their families were shown appreciation today, in the form of a Christmas tree. Full story...
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NC jobs forecast shows two years of losses

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A new report predicts North Carolina will again suffer overall job loss next year following this year's losses, but that the economy will begin improving in the spring. Full story...
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A new bicycle makes for a perfect holiday gift

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videoEach Wal-Mart store is expected to assemble thousands of bikes for the holiday. In fact, they have workers whose only responsibility is to put bikes together all year. Full story...
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Smithfield union vote begins Wednesday

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videoWorkers at the largest employer in Bladen County are facing a tough decision. It all comes down to a vote to determine if the employees at the Smithfield Food's pork producing plant in Tar Heel will unionize or not. Full story...
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Partial settlement reached in lawsuits from furniture store fire

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A partial settlement has been reached in lawsuits stemming from last year's furniture store fire that killed nine Charleston, South Carolina firefighters. Full story...
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