Archive - Aug 17, 2009
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Watching out for H1N1 as students head back to school
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/17/2009 - 4:57pm.

videoA few months ago, it seemed like every day a new case of H1N1 was discovered in a school. Now as public school is set to reopen, schools are on high alert.

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Dealers haven't received reimbursements, but still praise Cash for Clunkers
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/17/2009 - 4:47pm.

videoConsumers cheered the government's Cash for Clunkers program by trading in hundreds of thousands of their gas-guzzlers, but when it comes to getting reimbursed for the trade-in's, dealers say the program has stalled.

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Area businesses glad to see students return to campus
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/17/2009 - 4:36pm.

videoIt's a wonderful time of year for businesses near UNCW. When students move back on campus, it's a big economic boost.

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Bomb threat causes New Hanover County Courthouse to be evacuated
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/17/2009 - 4:35pm.

A bomb threat prompted the New Hanover County Courthouse to be evacuated Monday. The threat was called into the 911 center from a payphone at 902 Rankin Street at 11:52 a.m. The courthouse was evacuated while authorities performed a visual search, but did not find anything.

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Where do you get your movie rentals from?
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/17/2009 - 4:26pm.

videoMovie rental stores are competing with movies on demand, Netflix, and the Red Box, a kiosk in many grocery stores that offers one-dollar rentals. When it comes to movie rentals, the little red machine is getting a lot of attention.

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Wilmington law firm looks to help injured get healthy
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/17/2009 - 4:24pm.

Personal injury attorneys represent people who have been hurt in an accident. Monday, one Wilmington law firm did its part to help them heal.

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CFCC welcomes students as a smoke free campus
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/17/2009 - 4:11pm.

videoDowntown Wilmington is a little more crowded than it has been recently as students have returned for the fall to Cape Fear Community College. The difference this semester - a new ban on smoking on campus.

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Brunswick County Animal Shelter gives OK on adoptions
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/17/2009 - 3:54pm.

Dog adoptions are back on at the Brunswick County Animal Shelter. Adoptions were put on hold last month after two dogs tested positive for distemper, a highly-contagious respiratory disease.

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