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Back to School Buddy Program helps kids gear up for school

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videoNew school supplies can be expensive for families. The Wilmington Elks Lodge and other community partners are working to make sure underprivileged children have all the tools needed to start the school year off right; at no cost to their parents.

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Bladenboro hopes for field of dreams

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videoFolks in Bladenboro would like to have a new sports complex. WWAY's John Rendleman said the town is trying to work out a deal that would turn a 15-acre corn field into a field of dreams. Full story...
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Stevenson Auto expands

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videoIt's an impressive feat in this economy; a local car dealer is expanding. The Stevenson franchise opened its newest dealership this week and plans for future expansion are on the horizon. Full story...
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Troubleshooters: Update on Mark Saunders

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In today's Troubleshooters Report, we have an update on a story we have been following out of Brunswick County. The North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors has dismissed the charges against a local developer for beginning construction on a waterfront home without a building permit. Full story...
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Cloudy water creates conundrum for divers

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videoA murky situation off the Carolina coast has some local divers concerned. Full story...
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Teaching assistants left out of Pender budget

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There will be some noticeable absences when Pender County Schools start up next week. The school district does not yet have a finalized budget, but School Board Chair Tom Roper said TAs currently are not budgeted for. Full story...
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Sixth extension given to hotel developers

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videoThe Wilmington convention center project is making progress, but the hotel portion has hit yet another snag. The developer again failed to meet a deadline Tuesday to provide the city with a letter of credit. For the sixth time, the city granted an extension Tuesday night. Full story...
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UNCW students take part in Beach Blast, Beach Sweep

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videoIt is back to reality Wednesday as classes begin on the UNCW campus. But Tuesday, nearly three thousand students participated in the annual Beach Blast at Wrightsville Beach. All those fun loving co-eds, can sometimes mean a lot of trash. Full story...
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Captain, Instructor wins recognition for teaching skills

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Hats off to Captain Steve Beuth. The Cape Fear Community College instructor and ship captain won the 2009 Marilyn Goodman Anderson Award for Excellence in Teaching at the college. Full story...
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NRC to review uranium-enrichment plant plan

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is formally reviewing GE-Hitachi's application to build a uranium enrichment plant in New Hanover County. Full story...
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