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Archive - Jun 22, 2009

Brunswick County prostitution investigation continues

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says half of those women caught in last week's raid in south Brunswick County may be part of a larger prostitution ring that stretches beyond state lines. Full story...
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County budget approved without a raise in property taxes

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videoThe vote on a property tax rate for New Hanover County residents came down to three-against-two. In the end, those against raising the property tax rate won. Full story...
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Printing instead of clipping coupons

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videoCoupons can be especially helpful on a tight budget, and now they're accessible at the click of a mouse. Full story...
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Power outage in Wilmington Monday, Cape Fear Hospital not affected

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Part of Wilmington was without power for a short time Monday afternoon, including Cape Fear Hospital. Progress Energy told us a tree fell onto a power line in a wooded area off Wrightsville Avenue.

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McIntyre talks local economy in Brunswick County

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Congressman Mike McIntyre stopped by one Brunswick County town to shed some light on the local economy. The Southport and Oak Island Chamber of Commerce held their 34th annual chamber meeting Monday. Full story...
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Cooperative Bank opens Monday as First Bank, but little besides the name is different

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videoFirst Bank took over for the recently failed Cooperative Bank on Monday. Cooperative is the second North Carolina bank to fail in just over two months, but there's no need to worry since customers and employees business won't miss a beat. Full story...
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Brunswick sheriffs looking for man in alleged stabbing

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office needs your help. Deputies are looking for 28-year-old "Eddie" Brock - wanted for allegedly stabbing someone at a party in Supply this past Saturday night. Full story...
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Debate over which taxes to raise and by how much

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State Democratic leaders have decided a $4 billion budget shortfall has to bridged with some kind tax increases. But they are divided about what kind of taxes to raise, and by how much. Full story...
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Perdue visits New Hanover County, answers still sought

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videoGovernor Bev Perdue's visit to New Hanover County Monday was brief. It left some of the educators she was targeting for support with more questions than answers, as the state continues to figure out how to deal with a nearly $ 5 billion budget shortfall.

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A look at HIV cases in the US

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A new website offers the first of its kind county – a level look at HIV cases in the US. According to www.MapHIV.org, the infection is concentrated in about 20 percent of American counties, with the highest numbers of cases in population centers like New York and California. Full story...
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