Archive - Jan 30, 2013
New Hanover Co. throwing away incinerator plan
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 3:45pm.

video New Hanover County is trashing a plan a deal to get the county's solid waste incinerator back up and running. But the ongoing discussion about what to do with garbage has cost the taxpayers a pretty penny.

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NC lawmakers want stop to online insurance market
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 2:13pm.

North Carolina's General Assembly is freezing any state work on a new one-stop shop to help people buy affordable health insurance and ordering unspent federal funds returned.

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NC unemployment issue galvanizes business group
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 1:44pm.

A business coalition says fixing North Carolina's indebted unemployment insurance system will bring more certainty to companies and encourage job growth.

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StarNews: Rep. Susi Hamilton sponsors bill to compensate eugenics victims
Submitted by on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 12:58pm.

video A local lawmaker is one of the primary sponsors of legislation in the N.C. House to compensate victims of the state's former eugenics program, which during parts of the last century sterilized residents deemed unfit to reproduce.

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Teen Mom 2 canceled? Jenelle Evans deemed a 'liability'
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 12:49pm.

Has Janelle Evans recent drama gotten to be too much to handle, even for MTV? Multiple sources tell E! News that Teen Mom 2 is "definitely on its way out," but MTV isn't confirming that—yet.

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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 8:45am.

video Get the inside scoop on the stories making headlines in the Pender-Topsail Post & Voice.

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UPDATE: Standoff suspect identified; police catch second suspect
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 8:31am.

videoPolice have two men in custody after a traffic stop led to a standoff today and the lockdown of four schools for hours in Wilmington.

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Health risks and benefits of kids using tablets
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 7:51am.

video Some parents swear their kids are smarter because of tablets, while others say they make kids lazy. A Wilmington pediatrician highlights the benefits and points to the risks of children using tablets.

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