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Archive - Nov 9, 2009

Long last diplomas

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videoSome North Carolinians who didn't graduate from high school, may now be eligible to receive their high school diplomas after all. A change in state law affects students who did not pass competency tests in reading and math, and/or the computer skills tests. Full story...
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Cutting down on shoplifting

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videoShoplifting got out of control at one downtown Wilmington gas station, but instead of turning the suspects into the police, one manager decided embarrassment is punishment enough. Full story...
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Deadline for packages to reach troops quickly approaching

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videoThe deadline to send holiday packages to our troops in time for Christmas is fast approaching. WWAY's Joe Mauceri takes a look at some of the do's and don'ts to keep in mind when sending care packages to our men and women fighting abroad. Full story...
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No charges yet in Elizabethtown murder

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nvestigators are still looking into a murder between two families in Elizabethtown. Police said 22-year-old Caleb Stoker shot and killed 41-year-old Ricky Carroll next to the boat ramp at Tory Hole Park nearly two weeks ago. Full story...
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WWAY's John Rendleman meets UNCW's Keith Rendleman

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videoThe regular season starts this Friday for the UNC-Wilmington men's basketball team. WWAY's John Rendleman says freshman Keith Rendleman hopes to have a hand in helping the Hawks soar to new heights. Full story...
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NC budget cuts Charlotte mental health services

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Officials have cut $1.5 million from mental health services in the Charlotte area after North Carolina state budget cuts reduced funds. Full story...
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NC McDonald's customers sickened by pepper spray

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A pepper spray prank at a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina sent six people to the hospital while 25 others were treated by emergency medical personnel at the scene. Full story...
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1 dead, 1 injured in western North Carolina fire

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One person died and another was injured in a fire at a retirement community in western North Carolina. Full story...
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NC's largest city sees increase in shoplifting

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Police in North Carolina's largest city say shoplifting has risen more than 20 percent in 2009, and statistics indicate the trend is accelerating. Full story...
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NC starts Web site to guide smoke-free transition

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North Carolina has launched a Web site to help the state's bars, restaurants and hotels to kick the smoking habit for good. Full story...
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Lowe's offers Veterans Day discounts to military

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Lowe's home improvement stores are offering a special 10 percent discount to military personnel and retirees over the Veterans Day holiday. Full story...
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Name released in murder of Camp Lejeune Marine

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Camp Lejeune has released the name of the Marine murdered early Friday morning. Meanwhile, charges are still pending against a fellow Marine. Twenty-one-year-old Jonathan Law was released from Pitt Memorial Hospital late Saturday... Full story...
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Pender County School Board looking into evacuation plans

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The Pender County School Board is looking into its school emergency evacuation plan after complaints from Topsail High School parents. Thursday, a strange odor forced school officials to evacuate the building. Full story...
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Canines, chowda, good times at Fat Tony'sPub

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Canines and chowder were a dynamic duo this weekend. Fat Tony's Italian Pub and Carolina Canines for service teamed up for the Seventh Annual Chowda Fest Saturday. Full story...
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With help from Edwin McCain, NHRMC will get mobile pediatric ICU

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New Hanover Regional is getting a much needed mobile pediatric intensive care unit, thanks in part to singer-songwriter Edwin McCain. Saturday night, McCain, along with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra... Full story...
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