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Archive - Aug 6, 2009

Attorneys say Soles could be facing serious tax issues

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videoThe money given to Allen Strickland to buy a house and a Corvette has to be coming from somewhere, and if it's true that it's coming from R.C. Soles, attorneys say that could create some serious tax issues for the Senator. Full story...
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Pulliams reflect and try to help those affected by domestic violence

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videoAugust 6 marks one year since New Hanover County detention officer Tarica Pulliam was shot to death outside her home. Pulliam's family spent the day remembering the good times while trying to re-hash the violent way she lost her life. Full story...
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Deputies drop the donuts, and the pounds too

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videoBeing a police officer or sheriff's deputy can be a very physically demanding job and for local law enforcement, the days of glaze could be a thing of the past. One deputy said, "You won't ever catch me at a Krispy Kreme in a uniform, I know that." Full story...
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Farmers using internet for marketing

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videoThe NC Department of Agriculture is encouraging food producers to market their products on social sites like Facebook and Twitter. A local grower who blogs about her blueberries says it's really helping business. Full story...
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Many back-to-school shoppers ready for tax free weekend

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This weekend will be full of bargains for shoppers looking for a good deal. A statewide sales tax holiday kicks off Thursday at midnight. Items such as school supplies, and certain clothing and electronics will be exempt from sales tax. Full story...
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Three Wilmington bouncers arrested after early morning fight

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Three bouncers at a downtown Wilmington bar were arrested following an early morning bar fight. It happened at Sidebar, on Front Street, around 2:00 a.m. Officers said they got there just in time to see a bouncer push a male patron... Full story...
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Protecting yourself against loan scams

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With more homeowners facing foreclosure due to the economy, the attorney general is working to protect consumers from loan scams. Since 2007 foreclosure scam complaints have risen drastically. Full story...
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Red Cross says blood supply at critical levels, need for donors

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The American Red Cross hopes you will give the gift of life. The Red Cross says the blood supply has dropped critically low. Full story...
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Marino on Money: August 6

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videoThis week, Marino on Money has been focusing on establishing credit. But not everyone has an easy time getting approved. Financial Planner Ross Marino has some tips in today's Marino on Money. Full story...
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Whats Happening: August 7-9

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videoAfter weeks of competition, the Battle of the Bands wraps up this weekend. Plus, there is a fundraiser for the family of a fallen soldier. WWAY’s Marcy Cuevas tells us What's Happening. Full story...
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Agents looking for drug dealers startle NC woman

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A North Carolina woman going through treatment for breast cancer says she was shocked when federal agents burst into her apartment searching for drug trafficking suspects. Full story...
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NC lawmakers could extend renewable energy credit

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North Carolina lawmakers are close to extending and expanding a state income tax credit for renewable energy generators people install on their property. Full story...
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'American Heroes Day' to be held on NC Outer Banks

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American heroes will be remembered at the Chicamocimico Life-Saving Station Museum Complex on Hatteras Island. Full story...
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New business takes daycare to the next level

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videoNowadays, opening a new business can be risky, but sometimes it helps to be different. A new Wilmington business stands out due to its late hours. As WWAY's John Rendleman reports, daycare is turning into night care. Full story...
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Help redesign Wilmington's Front Street

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The City of Wilmington wants your help redesigning part of Front Street. The city plans to make Front between Market and Chestnut Streets more pedestrian friendly to help attract visitors. Full story...
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