Archive - May 21, 2008
Unemployment numbers are up
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/21/2008 - 5:08pm.

videoThe latest state unemployment numbers are in, and they're up. Right now, North Carolina has a 5.4 percent unemployment rate, and while that's not terribly high, people in our area say it is becoming increasingly difficult to find work.

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Interview with Sheriff Ingram
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/21/2008 - 4:53pm.

videoIt's officially day number two for Brunswick County's new sheriff. County commissioners approved the Democratic party's decision to have John Ingram finish out the final two and a half years of Ron Hewett's term.

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Wilmington considering tax increase
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/21/2008 - 4:49pm.

videoWilmington's City Council is working with a tight budget this fiscal year. They're considering a citywide property tax increase.

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Troubleshooters: Older resident having trouble finding work
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/21/2008 - 4:44pm.

videoHarvey Jackson is 70. Despite his good health and willingness to take almost any job he could find, he says employers can't seem to look past his age.

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State of Our Schools: Dropout Rates
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/21/2008 - 4:39pm.

videoAcross North Carolina, students are dropping out of high school at an alarming rate. It is also a problem many of our local counties face each school year.

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Updates in Calabash murder
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/21/2008 - 4:33pm.

There is new information tonight in the May 8 murder of James Murdock in Calabash.

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Hearing held in student body president case
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/21/2008 - 11:46am.

Autopsy report will not be unsealed in the case of the murdered University of North Carolina student body president.

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Mayors and police lobby lawmakers to fight gangs
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/21/2008 - 11:42am.

Dozens of mayors and police officers are visiting Raleigh to push state lawmakers to approve anti-gang legislation they say is urgently needed.

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