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Volunteers fill UNCW to help Stop Hunger Now
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 9:38am.

An army of helping hands went to work at UNC-Wilmington this weekend in an effort to feed the hungry. The school was one of several university sites that participated in the Million-Meal Week.

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Strickland arrested again
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 4:45am.

A Tabor City boy with ties to State Sen. R.C. Soles was in jail Sunday for the second time in less than a week. Thursday Allen Strickland wound up in jail accused of setting fire to a house Soles bought him. Sunday the 17-year-old was back behind bars because of his car the Senator paid for.

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Parking spots few and far between near CFCC
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 4:58pm.

videoFor students at Cape Fear Community College in downtown Wilmington, parking is headache. "Parking is so chaotic out here now. You can't even find a parking space within a couple blocks,” said David Gardner, a CFCC student.

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Rural areas still waiting for broadband
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 4:52pm.

videoFederal government is divvying out $7.2 billion in the coming weeks to extend broadband in rural areas across the U.S. The problem is, the government needs four times that amount to cover everyone who's asking for high-speed internet.

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Deals were made on Carolina Beach property Friday
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 4:50pm.

It was a battle of the bidders in Carolina Beach Friday. A large crowd gathered for a public auction of several pieces of prime ocean front real estate.

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Strickland makes first court appearance, claims innocence
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 4:38pm.

A Tabor City teen charged with burning down his own house made his first appearance in court Friday. The house is owned by Allen Strickland who is accused of burning down the house, which was bought for him by Senator RC Soles.

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Smoking ban causes frustration with downtown businesses
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 4:35pm.

Recently, the downtown campus of Cape Fear Community college became off limits to smokers. Now, business owners nearby say smokers looking for a safe haven are becoming a nuisance.

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Dane Hobbs left his mark with many in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 4:17pm.

A homeless man who passed away on Tuesday left his mark here in Wilmington. Since Dane Hobbs died this week, we have received numerous e-mails and calls from viewers telling us what an impact Hobbs had on our community.

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Wilmington River Group misses deadline again
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 4:08pm.

The City of Wilmington may be looking for a new developer to build the convention center hotel. Wilmington River Group, the developer of choice, had until Friday to come up with a one million dollar line of credit ensuring they could complete Hotel Indigo.

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New Hanover County sheriff's looking for missing man
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 4:02pm.

The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a missing man. Charles Vincent Harkey has not been seen since Tuesday. He goes by the name Vince and is 5 foot 8, 200 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, and a goatee.

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