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St. James sewage spill stinks up community
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/03/2009 - 5:11pm.

videoA morning sewage leak caused road closures and hours of clean up in Brunswick County’s St. James community. Witnesses described it as more of a nine-foot stream of sewage that was spewed into the air.

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Laney student organizes food drive in honor of Ogden Santa
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/03/2009 - 5:00pm.

The legacy of Wilmington homeless man lives on. Dane Hobbs passed away last week and now a local teen is starting a food drive in his honor.

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New moms get fit with Stroller Strides
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/03/2009 - 4:54pm.

videoIt's not easy being a new mom. Having a newborn can leave you sleep deprived, socially isolated, and carrying a bit of extra baby weight you'd like to lose. That's why many moms in Wilmington turn to Stroller Strides.

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CFCC opens doors to new cosmetology facility
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/03/2009 - 4:45pm.

Cape Fear Community College cosmetology students have a new salon to hone their skills. The brand new facility, at the school's north campus in Castle Hayne, is now open to the public.

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New prosecutor in Soles case, SBI focusing on two investigations
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/03/2009 - 4:33pm.

We now know who will be taking over as prosecutor in the RC Soles investigation, after Columbus County District Attorney Rex Gore stepped down Wednesday.

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Midwifery practice expands for one Wilmington group
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/03/2009 - 4:18pm.

One Wilmington group is expanding its midwifery practice. The South East Area Health Education Center, or SEAHEC, announced Thursday that Susan Carney will join its team.

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Wilmington arts education center has DREAMS come true
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/03/2009 - 4:15pm.

Dreams are coming true for an arts education center in Wilmington. The DREAMS Center just got a $400,000 grant for youth mentoring. The funding comes from the Office of Juvenile Justice as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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Health care reform takes to College and Oleander
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/03/2009 - 9:39am.

College and Oleander is one of the busiest intersections in Wilmington, and it regularly attracts people with a cause. Wednesday night it was the location of a health care reform.

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Strickland posts bond, put on house arrest
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/02/2009 - 5:37pm.

Tuesday we told you 17-year-old Allen Strickland was in back in jail. He was held in lieu of a $500,000 bond after allegedly leading police on a chase in his Corvette, which he had no license to drive. Now we have learned Strickland has come up with the money to post that bond.

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Gore recuses himself from Soles investigations
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/02/2009 - 5:10pm.

There are major developments to report tonight in the shooting investigation involving State Senator RC Soles. Wednesday afternoon, District Attorney Rex Gore announced that he has asked a special prosecutor from the Attorney General's Office to step in and take over the case.

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