Archive - Jul 14, 2009
School budget shifting gears to save on transportation
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/14/2009 - 4:58pm.

videoHundreds of students in New Hanover County will have to find another way home other than the bus next year. Budget cuts are making the going rough when it comes to some transportation options for students.

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Whiteville gets safety tips from former NYC detective
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/14/2009 - 4:42pm.

videoA former New York City detective who worked on cases like the Son of Sam was in Whiteville today educating business owners on protecting themselves from property crimes.

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Small Business, Big Deals: Local artists SCORE big
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/14/2009 - 4:27pm.

videoIt's a business plan experts say might work for creative industries or commission based sales models. With the help of some more experienced business professionals, the plan has become a work of art for one local small business.

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Oak Island Bridge sees more delays
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/14/2009 - 4:20pm.

There are more issues with the Oak Island Bridge. The Department of Transportation said that construction of the bridge will be put on hold again - this time due to hairline cracks in the girders.

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Slide downward continues for Perdue's approval rating
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/14/2009 - 4:15pm.

As the state's budget woes continue, Governor Bev Perdue's approval rating continues to slide. A survey by Raleigh-based Public Policy Polling found just 25 percent of North Carolina voters approve of the job the governor is doing six months into the job.

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Wilmington City Council race has three new candidates
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/14/2009 - 3:55pm.

Three candidates threw their hat in the ring today for this year's Wilmington City Council elections. Incumbents Jim Quinn and Earl Sheridan signed the line for re-election while Charlie Rivenbark will once again join the race after taking a few years off.

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Government spends $18 million dollars redesigning web site
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/14/2009 - 3:31pm. is a website the Obama administration started so Americans can see where the federal stimulus money is being spent. The White House plans to spend 18 million dollars redesigning the money-tracking site. Many web designers say that is an outrageous number.

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Marino on Money: July 14
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/14/2009 - 3:17pm.

videoHow does FDIC insurance work? That is a great question. FDIC insurance can be confusing. I will try and clear up some of the misconceptions and explain how it works.

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