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Group wants gun policy changed at Harris Teeter
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:40pm.

video Grocery store chain Kroger is getting a push from a group of mothers to ban guns from its stores, including Harris Teeter locations.

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October jobless rate in NC drops to 6.3 percent
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:34am.

video North Carolina's unemployment rate keeps falling. The state Commerce Department reported Friday that the jobless rate in October dropped to 6.3 percent, down from 6.7 percent in September.

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UPS driver leaves lasting impression after 30 years
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:54pm.

videoHe's stopped his route to give CPR, helped put out a burning house while on the job, and splinted a little girl's arm while waiting for medical help to arrive. This is not your typical delivery man. David Phillippi has spent 30 years becoming more than just a guy dropping off packages.

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Infant ‘fingertip amputations’ lead to huge Graco stroller recall
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:58am.

videoNearly five million Graco baby strollers have been recalled due to “fingertip amputation hazard,” but an ABC News investigation found that if this recall goes like most safety recalls, a vast majority could end up still on the market, posing a threat to infants for years to come.

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CFPUA warns of phone scam targeting customers
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:19am.

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority is warning of a phone scam targeting customers.

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'Tis the Season: Pleasure Island Shopping Spree is this weekend
Submitted by Randy Aldridge on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 7:18am.

video'Tis the season to start your holiday shopping! This weekend the Pleasure Island Shopping Spree brings you deals at shops all over the island with the added bonus of the chance to win prizes. Stores open at 10 a.m. Saturday and the event wraps up with a Raffle Party Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott on the ocean at Carolina Beach.

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WWAY NewsChannel 3 named Best Newscast in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 11/15/2014 - 6:35pm.

videoFor the second year in a row, WWAY NewsChannel 3 has been named Best Newscast in North Carolina. The AP Award was one of seven awards WWAY received during a luncheon at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday

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Waffle House coming to downtown Wilmington
Submitted by Chris Brown on Tue, 11/11/2014 - 10:22pm.

videoDowntown Wilmington could soon see a well-known brand open its doors on N. Front Street. Wilmingtonbiz.com reports a Waffle House is slated to open in the building once occupied by the Soapbox Laundro-Lounge.

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Home Depot: Hackers also stole 53 million e-mail addresses
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 7:54am.

Home Depot is reporting that hackers stole 53 million email addresses in addition to payment card data. It says the hackers accessed its network with a vendor's username and password.

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UPDATE: Murrayville Road cell tower meeting continued
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:53pm.

video Homeowners upset about a possible cell phone tower in their backyard took their concerns to the New Hanover County planning board Thursday night. T-Mobile's plan to build a 150 foot cell tower off of Murrayville Road brought out quite the crowd to Thursday's public hearing.

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