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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Rocky Point man finally gets package

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videoAfter waiting nearly a month to get a package that had been misaddressed, a Rocky Point man finally got his mail today, one day after WWAY looked into the issue. Full story...
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UPDATE: Rocky Point man should get missing package very soon

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videoIt's a nightmare to think about: Your package lost in the mail indefinitely. But that's been one Pender County man's reality since the end of July. However, an email from the Greensboro U.S. Post office says a package that's been missing for a month should arrive on his doorstep very soon. Full story...
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Mobile apps, gadgets give parents control over kids' phone, safety

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videoThe school year is getting underway, and with all of the new, high-tech phones on the market, school offices will soon be filling up with confiscated devices. So what can you do to keep your student safe and out of trouble when it comes to cell phones? Full story...
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Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo recall ground beef: E. coli risk

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Supermarket chains Winn-Dixie and Bi-Lo are recalling some ground beef because of the risk that the meat has been contaminated with E. coli. Full story...
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Last sales tax holiday for North Carolina shoppers this weekend

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video Attention shoppers. The sales tax holiday weekend is only a few days away, but this will be the last tax free weekend for the state. The change comes as part of a major tax reform measure signed into law last week by Gov. Pat McCrory. Full story...
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Nice weather booms business

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videoMother nature finally took a break from that wet and rainy weather this past month, and beach business couldn't be better. Full story...
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Kroger to buy Harris Teeter for about $2.44B

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videoKroger says it has agreed to buy Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. for about $2.44 billion in cash. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Apartment tenants upset about conditions during renovations

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videoSome tenants at a Wilmington apartment complex are not happy. They say recent renovations there made it impossible to live, but managers say they tried to make up for the inconvenience any way they could. Full story...
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MARINO ON MONEY: Shopping secrets to help save you money

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videoIt's very easy to walk into a store with intentions to buy one thing and walk out with a bunch of other stuff. It turns out there are tricks stores use to get you to do that. Full story...
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HAPPENING NOW: Sell old items, score new ones

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video Pass It On Cape Fear is hosting another huge consignment sale this weekend, but you can drop off items for consignment now. WWAY provides a full schedule of events for the weekend Full story...
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Petals, stems and vases, oh my!

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video Shopping for Valentine's Day gifts can get tough, but the GMC anchor team breaks it down for you by calling in an expert florist to show off an arrangement for every price point. Full story...
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Marino on Money: Giving on a budget

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video Do you have a cause that you'd love to give to, but just aren't sure if you can afford it? Certified financial planner Ross Marino has some tips on how to give on a budget. Full story...
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How are fiscal cliff talks affecting your spending?

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videoWith legislators deadlocked as usual, many are worried about a fall over the fiscal cliff. But that's in Washington. What about here at home? We went out to see how the fiscal cliff is affecting Christmas in our town. Full story...
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Energy Star tax holiday this weekend

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You can save money and energy when you shop for certain items through Sunday. The Energy Star-rated appliance sales tax holiday is now in effect. Full story...
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Halloween costumes on a budget

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videoWhether you're a procrastinator or trying to stay within a budget, 'Good Morning Carolina' has last-minute costume ideas for you. Full story...
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