Archive - Nov 2009
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New laws go into effect December 1
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/30/2009 - 6:04pm.

videoFrom reptiles, to school buses, to texting, a number of new state laws go into effect on Tuesday. Many of the new changes affect drivers; one of the biggest changes is no more texting behind the wheel.

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Local stores hope holiday season is profitable
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/30/2009 - 5:49pm.

videoThe holiday shopping season is upon us. For local retail stores the season got off to a good start, but there's still plenty of catching up to do.

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Local firefighters help make Habitat homes safe
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/30/2009 - 5:33pm.

Local firefighters spent a day off installing fire sprinkler systems inside twenty-two Habitat for Humanity homes. By installing a sprinkler system and smoke alarm in your home...

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Autopsy complete in Elizabethtown murder
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/30/2009 - 5:07pm.

Investigators have completed autopsy reports involving the death of an Elizabethtown man. Twenty-two-year-old Caleb Stoker shot and killed 41-year-old Ricky Carroll at Tory Hole Park in October.

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Bladen County shuts down shelter's gas chamber
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/30/2009 - 5:01pm.

The Bladen County Animal Shelter will no longer use it's gas chamber. In July, the state changed the guidelines for animal euthanasia. Under the new rules the county would have had to pay...

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Hurricane season wrap up
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/30/2009 - 3:39pm.

videoThis week, we close the door on yet another hurricane season. And it's been quite a year in the Carolinas as far as named storms are concerned.

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NC Good Samaritan's family wants safety measures
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/30/2009 - 11:25am.

The family of a North Carolina man who fell to his death while trying to help wreck victims on Interstate 440 in Raleigh says more safety measures are needed in the area.

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Charlotte motel offers rooms to NC homeless
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/30/2009 - 11:24am.

The owners of a North Carolina motel are offering one-tenth of their rooms for the homeless, beginning Tuesday.

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