Archive - Dec 2008
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Reasons to not delay your child's vaccinations
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/30/2008 - 10:29am.

The Childhood Vaccine Schedule has just been updated, and pediatricians are warning parents that they should not delay their children's vaccinations.

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Early preparations can help with tax return
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/29/2008 - 6:36pm.

videoTax time is still months away, but preparing to file your taxes now could help your return. Certified public accountant Sharon Blackburn says taking advantage of possible deductions before 2008 is over, could put more money in your pocket in 2009.

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Despite economic hardships, charitable donations increase
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/29/2008 - 6:17pm.

videoDespite many people having to cut back and watch their wallets this holiday season, many charities actually saw an increase in donations. For some, it was the best year ever.

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Demand for recycled goods drops
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/29/2008 - 5:52pm.

videoCounty solid waste planner Lynn Bestul said New Hanover residents are recycling more than ever. However, due to a slow economy, there is far less demand for recycled materials.

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Pender Humane Society is on the move
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/29/2008 - 5:17pm.

The society was evicted in November and had until the end of the year to move out. Staff is now housing the animals in a temporary location.

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Real estate agent blogs to increase presence on web
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/29/2008 - 4:54pm.

videoMost of our daily routines involve the internet. As the year is winding to an end, what were the top sites we surfed? The websites that topped the list are no surprise but the site that got the most page views might be.

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Attempted robbery at Carolina First Bank
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/29/2008 - 4:48pm.

Police said just after noon, a white male walked into Carolina First Bank on the 7300 block of Market Street, and asked a teller for money.

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Murder rates increasing amongst black males
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/29/2008 - 4:21pm.

videoA Northeastern University study suggests murders are on the rise among young black males nationwide. The study shows the number of black male teens killed in gun related crimes has risen 40 percent since 2000.

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Pilot killed in jet crash near NC Marine base
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/29/2008 - 3:52pm.

The pilot of an AV-8B Harrier fighter jet that crashed near a base in eastern North Carolina is dead.

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Tight budgets worry NC private college officials
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/29/2008 - 10:55am.

A faltering economy has officials at North Carolina's private colleges worried that their schools will have fewer students next year.

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