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5th Quarter: Week #6 - High School Scoreboard

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Week number six of the high school football schedule is complete other than a few postponements. Hoggard remains undefeated. New Hanover improves to 4-1. North Brunswick is no longer undefeated. Click full story for all of Friday's scores. Full story...
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Unemployment climbs again in Wilmington area

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After a small drop in July, unemployment is up again in the Wilmington metro area. The region's unemployment rate climbed to 10.5 percent in August. That's up from 10.2 percent in July after a drop from 10.4 percent in June. The Employment Security Commission says 18,744 are unemployed in our area. Full story...
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Strickland gets plea deal, jail time

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video The Tabor City teen accused of repeatedly damaging and trespassing at the home of former state Sen. R.C. Soles will spend some time in prison. Full story...
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WWAY's High School Football preview

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video Weather pending,week number six of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Jesse Jones has a preview of some of the best matchups. Full story...
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State starts waiting list for Irene appliance replacement funds

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Within a few days, North Carolina families and small businesses have reserved all money available in a program to replace appliances damaged by Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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Fire at Buckhead Fire and Rescue in Columbus County

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Firefighters at the Buckhead Fire and Rescue in Bolton battled a fire that broke out at the firehouse. Fire officials say that fire sparked in one of their primary engines and then spread to the building where it was being housed. They say the truck is a total loss and the storage bay suffered significant damage. There are no reported injuries. The cause is under investigation. Full story...
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NC opens hearings on Progress-Duke Energy merger

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Critics are telling North Carolina regulators they should only allow Duke Energy and Progress Energy to merge and become the largest electric utility in the country if they also make revolutionary changes in how they operate. Full story...
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CNN produces series on Columbus County murder

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CNN.com has published a four-part series on a murder that happened 33 years ago in small-town Sellerstown, North Carolina. CNN Senior Producer Wayne Drash delves deeply into the story of the murder of a pastor’s family and speaks with the surviving family members and Sellerstown residents. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: East Columbus HS releasing early after water main break

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East Columbus High School is sending students home early today because of a water main break. Principal Mark Bridgers says the school day will end at 1:30 p.m. Full story...
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5th QUARTER: Week #5 - High School Scoreboard

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Other than Trask's postponement, week number five of the high school football schedule is complete. Laney remains undefeated along with North Brunswick. Full story...
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