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The Rant: November 1, 2011

There was certainly a lot of outcry over the debit card fee plan. A movement to get customers to switch to credit unions and community banks had marked this Saturday as "Bank Transfer Day." The question is whether Bank of America's change of heart is too little too late.

The Rant: October 28, 2011

Of course, our area's economy got a big shot in the arm yesterday when we found out "Iron man 3" will shoot in Wilmington. Even though the blockbuster movie will bring jobs and cash to our area, there's still a lot to be done to help the job situation here.

The Rant: October 14, 2011

This week we started a series of profiles of the candidates for Wilmington City Council. It's not our job to tell you who to vote for, but it is our job to give you information about the candidates that includes when they do something that may be questionable.

The Rant: October 11, 2011

We'll start introducing you to the candidates for Wilmington City Council. It's our way of helping make sure you are informed when you go to the polls.

The Rant: October 5, 2011

Town rules for trick-or-treating? WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo asks whether it's the latest sign of the nanny state in tonight's edition of The Rant.

The Rant: October 3, 2011

It was a big turnout at the Battleship North Carolina yesterday. Many people shelled out their quarters to take advantage of 19-61 prices to mark the 50th anniversary of the battleship arriving in the port city, but not everyone was in the celebrating mood.

The Rant: September 26, 2011

North Carolina's efforts to improve tax incentives for film projects a couple of years ago could be a big factor in attracting "Iron Man 3."

The Rant: September 20, 2011

In our business, we're used to being under attack by people who don't like the tough questions we ask or the hard truths we uncover. A few stories lately have shown how bitter those feelings can be.

The Rant: September 14, 2011

Brunswick County school administrators say they are still looking into an incident Monday, where a five-year-old wound up on the wrong bus and was found wandering behind the Leland Walmart. What happened has many of you outraged.