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Housing project opens as worker pay issues continue

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videoThe New Brooklyn Homes at Robert Taylor Estates in Wilmington is now home to dozens of low income families. But the completion of this project was not problem free. Earlier this year several construction workers contacted WWAY saying they were not being paid in full. Full story...
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Harold Camping, prophet of May 21 doom, faces the music

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The San Francisco Chronicle has tracked down the failed prophet of the Saturday doomsday prediction, Harold Camping, and found him subdued and somewhat "flabbergasted." Ya think? Full story...
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Why is America the 'no-vacation nation'?

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Let's be blunt: If you like to take lots of vacation, the United States is not the place to work. Besides a handful of national holidays, the typical American worker bee gets two or three precious weeks off out of a whole year to relax and see the world -- much less than what people in many other countries receive. Full story...
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Roger Bacon archery team aims for world title

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Some young archers from our area are shooting for a world championship. Over the weekend, the archery team at Roger Bacon Academy earned a spot in the National Archery in Schools Program world tournament this fall in Orlando. Full story...
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Poll: Voters say raise taxes in 2011, pay the price in 2012

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Voters say they would be less likely to vote for a legislator in 2012 who voted for a tax increase. As the General Assembly finalizes the 2011-2012 budget proposal, a new poll released today by the Civitas Institute shows strong opposition to new taxes. The poll also found 75 percent of voters oppose a plan by Gov. Bev Perdue to raise taxes by $800 million. Full story...
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Three family members die in Lincolnton fire

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Three people have been killed in a fire at a mobile home near Lincolnton. Full story...
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Abuse of elderly, disabled rising in Buncombe Co.

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Abuse of elderly and other vulnerable adults has more than doubled in Buncombe County over the past six years. Full story...
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At least 89 dead in Missouri twister

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Authorities say at least 89 people died in the massive tornado that struck the southwest Missouri city of Joplin. Full story...
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Soccer tournament a pre-summer boon for Cape Fear

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video This weekend's Seaside Soccer Classic brought into town more than 300 teams and thousands of families to the Cape Fear region. Many of them enjoyed things other than soccer, like going to the beach. Full story...
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Police say NC man killed wife, attempted suicide

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Police say a 63-year-old Statonsburg man forced his way into a home where his estranged wife was staying, shot and killed her, wounded two other people and tried to commit suicide. Full story...
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