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19-year-old charged with raping girl he met online
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 10:04am.

Bladen County Sheriff's deputies have charged a 19-year-old man with raping a child he met online.

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New Hanover Co. leads nation in era of white space technology
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 4:21pm.

video New Hanover County is making history once again, as the first county in the nation to utilize the old analog spectrum that was used by TV stations. Experts say this technology will soon lead to new innovations like countywide WiFi.

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Website lets you rent a friend
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 07/19/2010 - 4:32pm.

videoThe idea is simple: log on, search for friends in your area by zip code, and there you have it. You can see the profiles of people willing to be your friend. Rent-a-Friend isn't free, though. You have to pay a monthly membership, and then you have to pay your friend by the hour.

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Happy Birthday World Wide Web!
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/02/2009 - 4:18pm.

videoToday is a special day for the World Wide Web. It is now another year older, but just how old is it? We roamed the campus of Cape Fear Community College and asked a handful of students.

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Learning a language at home is easier than ever
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/21/2009 - 6:14pm.

videoSome say the best way to learn another language is to go to a foreign country and immerse yourself in it, but if you can't make it overseas, the next best thing just might be livemocha.com.

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New study shows social-networking sites safer than we think
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/15/2009 - 5:54pm.

Results of a study suggest that social-networking sites like Myspace and Facebook are safer for our kids to surf than some of us may think. That being said, it should be pointed out that the report was compiled by a team of executives from those same social sites, plus AOL, and Yahoo.

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Social networking not just for the kids these days
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/30/2008 - 5:26pm.

videoSocial networking sites are not just for socializing anymore. People are using them to promote their business or themselves. Even stay-at-home moms are logging on. And in terms of age demographics, it is out with the young, and in with... everyone.

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