Archive - Jun 10, 2009
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Willy freed after recuperating
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 5:14pm.

videoSea turtles are often in the news in this area, but one particular reptile has made headlines from here to England. Willaminia, or Willy as she's called, has been at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in North Topsail where she has been recuperating since April.

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Burgaw window decorations
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 5:02pm.

North Carolina’s Blueberry Festival is still two weeks away, but there's already a blue tint in Burgaw. Some businesses are competing for the best blueberry window design.

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Making sure your wireless signal is secure
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 4:40pm.

videoIf you're wireless at home or at work, and don't have a lock on your wireless network, hackers and piggy backers can use your internet portal, which slows down your connection speed and opens the door to potential malicious attacks.

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Eaton Elementary turns into wax museum
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 4:31pm.

videoWith only two days left before summer vacation, kids at Eaton Elementary were showing off before the year is up. Students in Ms. Abernathe's third grade class dressed up as famous historic figures and created a “wax museum” of their own on Wednesday.

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State Senate approves new district map
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 4:25pm.

The N.C. Senate gave final approval today to a redrawing of districts in New Hanover and Pender counties. The House approved the plan last month.

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Wilmington celebrates end of slavery with Juneteenth festival
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 4:14pm.

Juneteenth is an annual celebration of the end of slavery in America. Dozens of Juneteenth festivals go on across the country, including right here in Wilmington.

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North Carolinians disapprove of Governor Perdue's performance
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 4:11pm.

More North Carolinians dislike Governor Perdue's performance in office than they did a month ago.

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Three confirmed dead after Slim Jim plant explosion
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/10/2009 - 4:08pm.

Three people are now confirmed dead after yesterday's explosion in a factory that produces Slim Jims in Garner, NC. Officials say 300 workers were in the plant when the blast occurred at ConAgra Foods just east of Raleigh.

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