Archive - Jun 2009
Having a baby after forty
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/25/2009 - 4:06pm.

videoAccording to the centers for disease control, the number of women having babies later in life is growing, but so do the health risks.

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Occupancy tax dollars on the decline in NHC
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/25/2009 - 3:51pm.

The Cape Fear Tourism and Visitors Bureau reports that occupancy tax collection in New Hanover County is down almost eight percent during the fist four months of the year. That number tends to be the best gauge of tourism in our area.

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Where funds would come from after major disaster
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/25/2009 - 3:38pm.

North Carolina lawmakers have started grappling with how their underfunded beach plan would keep its insurance promises after a bad hurricane season.

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Whats Happening: June 26-28
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/25/2009 - 3:34pm.

It is the movie that sent teenagers into a frenzy; now you can see a live performance of High School Musical. Plus, parents, or parents-to-be, there is an expo this weekend you do not want to miss.

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Man arrested for making death threats against Gov. Perdue and other leaders
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/25/2009 - 3:31pm.

A Raleigh man was arrested Wednesday night for making threats against Governor Bev Perdue and several other leaders. Angelos Vangelos, age 46, is charged with at least 29 counts of making threats against an executive officer and two counts of making a bomb threat.

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John Lyons facing six charges after fleeing ILM
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/25/2009 - 3:22pm.

John Lyons was originally processed as John Doe when he refused to cooperate with law enforcement and give his name. Lyons is facing six different charges from airport police and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, including assault on a government official and damage to personal property.

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Marino on Money: June 25
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/25/2009 - 3:17pm.

videoCollege isn't all about partying. It's about getting an education and learning some important life lessons. Financial planner Ross Marino has more advice on teaching college students to become financially responsible.

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Search is on for 2 kids missing in NC mountains
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/25/2009 - 11:01am.

Authorities are searching for two young children missing at a western North Carolina mountain park near the Tennessee state line.

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82nd Airborne now Facebooking from Afghanistan
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/25/2009 - 10:59am.

Paratroopers in the 82nd Airborne Division task force now serving in Afghanistan can stay in touch with friends and family through a Facebook profile.

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Required motorboat safety approved by NC House
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/25/2009 - 10:57am.

Young motorboat drivers in North Carolina would be required to meet minimum boating safety education requirements in legislation approved by the House.

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