Economy
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State offers tax break on Energy Star appliances this weekend
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 7:45am.

video In today's economy everybody's looking to save a few bucks wherever they can. This weekend, you may be able to do that in a big way not only at the store, but also at home on your electric bill.

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Biotechnology company to create 52 jobs in Brunswick County
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/03/2011 - 3:00pm.

CMS Food Solutions, Inc., owner of an innovative proprietary food safety technology, will open a manufacturing facility in Leland according to the governor's office. The project is expected to create 52 jobs and the company expects to invest $4.4 million in the plant.

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As holidays approach, seasonal jobs a welcome gift to many
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 4:01pm.

video It's hard to believe, but it already starting to look a lot like Christmas... at least when you go shopping. The holidays are still weeks away, but many business are already preparing for them. And for those looking for a job, now is a better time than any to find a temporary job

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Bank of America nixes $5 debit card fee
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 2:26pm.

Bank of America is nixing its plans to charge a $5 debit card fee. The bank says in a statement that the decision to scrap the plan came after listening to customer feedback in recent weeks.

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Unemployment down in Wilmington area in September, still higher than a year ago
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/28/2011 - 10:38am.

Unemployment dropped in 92 of North Carolina's counties in September, including all five of our counties, according to the Employment Security Commission.

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'Iron Man 3' coming to Wilmington, expected to pump $80M into local economy
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 10:58pm.

video The rumors are true. Tony stark and the third installment of the "Iron Man" movie franchise will fly into Wilmington. The film is expected to bring hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars to the local economy.

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NC on the hook for $20M this year for hurricane
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 3:47pm.

State officials say North Carolina government should be on the hook for roughly $20 million this fiscal year for its share of costs to respond to Hurricane Irene.

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Students happy about plan to lower student loan payments
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 10/26/2011 - 4:15pm.

video As the economy sags many college grads find themselves burdened by student loan debt while struggling to find a job. Today President Obama announced a plan that could provide some relief through lower student payments.

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FIRST ON 3: Treasury Secretary Geithner coming to Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 10:42am.

US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will tour a Wilmington business tomorrow as he helps tout President Obama's jobs plan. The secretary will visit Corning's fiber optics manufacturing facility.

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Occupy Wilmington takes message on the road
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 3:36pm.

Occupy Wilmington was back at it again this afternoon, sharing the group's message with drivers at one of the city's busiest intersections

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