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Archive - Nov 2009

NC Christmas tree crop offers plenty of options

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Just as shoppers in North Carolina prepare to find Christmas gifts, some of them will be looking for a tree to place them under. Full story...
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Perdue requests disaster aid for coastal county

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Gov. Beverly Perdue has requested federal assistance for homeowners and businesses affected by a nor'easter that lashed the North Carolina coast. Full story...
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18 NC counties experience high poverty levels

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A report released by an advocacy group shows 18 out of North Carolina's 100 counties have poverty levels above 20 percent. Full story...
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E-mail archive for NC employees moving forward

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The state of North Carolina has hired a California company to create an archive system designed to manage and retrieve state employee e-mails more easily. Full story...
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What's Happening: November 27-29

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videoIf you have family here for Thanksgiving who plan to stick around for the weekend, you can certainly show them a good time. There are even a few things that will get you in the holiday spirit. Here's What's Happening. Full story...
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Playoff Preview: Round 3 of high school football

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videoThe third round of the high school football playoffs kicks off Friday night with a handful of teams from the Cape Fear region still in the hunt for a state title. WWAY's John Rendleman has a preview of the playoff match-ups. Full story...
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Not too soon to be thinking about your Christmas tree

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videoThanksgiving is here, and before we know it, it'll be Christmas. Some folks from the western part of the state have come to Wilmington, for the first time, to sell Christmas trees. Full story...
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Thieves puts damper on holiday, steal donation kettle

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videoThere was a rather unusual theft from a local charity, only a few days before Thanksgiving; putting a bit of a damper on the holiday cheer. Full story...
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Reduce the waste this Thanksgiving

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videoThanksgiving is not only a day where we enjoy an abundance of food. More often than not, it also produces a lot of trash. Meteorologist Tim Buckley has some tips on how to reduce your waste this Thanksgiving. Full story...
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Air travel busy at ILM this Thanksgiving holiday

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videoWhile some drivers are struggling to leave Wilmington by ground, others are turning to the air for the busiest travel day of the year. AAA expects almost 40 million people to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday. Full story...
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Bank robber strikes RBC Bank in Wilmington

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Wilmington Police are on the look-out for the man who robbed yet another bank in Wilmington. Police said a white man with a blue hat, jeans and a grey jacket handed a note to a teller at the RBC Centura Bank. Full story...
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Pre-schoolers enjoy a meal on the Mayflower

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Kids at a local pre-school got to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast Wednesday - aboard the Mayflower. Child Development school kids and their families got to chow down... Full story...
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Wrightsville United Methodist Church collects food for local food bank

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Since it is the season for giving, what better time to collect food to help restock the local food bank? People donated food at Wrightsville United Methodist Church. Full story...
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Sheriff Ingram switches political parties

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There was a political change Wednesday for Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram. Sheriff Ingram has switched his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican.

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Wilmington man gets a "boost" with a new pick-up

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A Wilmington man has something to be thankful for this holiday; he just doesn't know who to thank. Though his kids graduated from Laney High School decades ago... Full story...
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