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34th Annual Riverfest brings big money to businesses
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 10/06/2012 - 3:17pm.

People filled downtown Wilmington this weekend for the 34th annual Riverfest celebration. Local businesses and vendors welcomed the crowds into their stores. They look at Riverfest as an opportunity to expand.

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Bank of America to pay $2.43B in settlement
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/28/2012 - 7:56am.

Bank of America says it will pay $2.43 billion to settle a class-action lawsuit related to its acquisition of Merrill Lynch.

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Topsail Island economy showing signs of recovery
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 4:57pm.

video The Topsail Island businesses have had consecutive down years since the 2008 recession but business owners may now have more to smile about than the sunshine.

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Beach Business Booms at Oak Island
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 4:38pm.

video Tourism dollars can make or break a business at the beach. One Oak Island man took a risk and opened a restaurant in the heart of the recession. Thanks to a busy summer, that risk paid off. He's not the only one seeing dollar signs.

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Beach business strong this year
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 9:04pm.

video While we still get to enjoy another three weeks of summer, the Labor Day weekend marks an unofficial turning point here in our beach towns. Local business say they caught a wave of cash this year.

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American, US Airways one step closer to merger
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 3:41pm.

American Airlines and US Airways are one step closer to a potential merger. The companies sa

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Poultry processor choses Nash County for plant
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 6:44am.

A Mississippi poultry processor has selected a site in Nash County for a new chicken plant.

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Wilmington-based ethanol-maker gets USDA backing for fuel plant
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/22/2012 - 12:12pm.

A company that wants to turn grass grown on North Carolina hog farms into motor fuel is getting the federal backing it wants to build an ethanol plant.

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Restaurant owner says downtown concerts hurt, don't help business
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 08/08/2012 - 4:34pm.

video Wilmington's Downtown Sundown concerts are designed to attract customers to downtown businesses. But is this concert series having it's desired effect? One business owner says no.

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UPDATE: Surf City leaders give ice cream truck owner permit to sell in town neighborhoods
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 10:23pm.

video UPDATE: After a public hearing Tuesday night, Surf City town council voted to give Anthony Caporino a permit to sell his ice cream in neighborhoods within the town. Now, Caporino will be able to sell ice cream in both Surf City and North Topsail Beach.

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