Archive - Jun 22, 2009
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Brunswick County prostitution investigation continues
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 5:22pm.

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.

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County budget approved without a raise in property taxes
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 5:06pm.

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.

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Printing instead of clipping coupons
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 4:49pm.

videoCoupons can be especially helpful on a tight budget, and now they're accessible at the click of a mouse.

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Power outage in Wilmington Monday, Cape Fear Hospital not affected
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 4:46pm.

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
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 4:29pm.

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.

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Cooperative Bank opens Monday as First Bank, but little besides the name is different
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 4:28pm.

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.

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Brunswick sheriffs looking for man in alleged stabbing
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 4:20pm.

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.

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Debate over which taxes to raise and by how much
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 4:03pm.

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.

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