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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Contributory negligence
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 12/22/2010 - 6:15pm.

video If you're driving out of town for the holidays, you will share the road with thousands of drivers. Be careful. In North Carolina, an old law on the books could make it difficult for you to get any compensation if you're in an accident. One Wilmington woman found out the hard way.

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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Child support woes
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 10/13/2010 - 5:05pm.

video It's hard enough trying to make ends meet in this economy as it is. So imagine being a single parent, trying to provide for your children when your ex owes you thousands of dollars in back child support. That's a reality for many single mothers in our viewing area, and in tonight's Troubleshooters report, we're taking a closer look at what it's like for them.

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TROUBLESHOOTERS UPDATE: Builder charged with embezzlement
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 08/25/2010 - 5:05pm.

In tonight's Troubleshooters report, we have an update on a story we've been following since 2008. An Oak Island builder has been arrested, accused of embezzling $700,000.

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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Vacation home not what it was touted to be
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 08/04/2010 - 3:49pm.

video It's the height of tourist season at area beaches, and we've received some complaints from visitors lately who were less than pleased with their accommodations.

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Troubleshooters: Vacuum scam
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 07/28/2010 - 3:38pm.

video Dan Martin was looking for a job to help make ends meet in a tough economy. Instead he says he got caught in a scam.

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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Workers say they've never been paid for construction job
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 07/14/2010 - 4:27pm.

video It's not easy to find a job in this economy, but two local men finally found work doing construction on the renovations at the Leland Food Lion. They've done the work. The problem is, about six weeks have passed, and they're still waiting on a pay check.

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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Woman's car towed from her own apartment complex
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 06/30/2010 - 5:10pm.

video A warning to folks who live in apartment complexes: expired tags on your car could get you towed.

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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Leland man upset with tax help company
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 06/16/2010 - 4:23pm.

video In tonight's Troubleshooters report, a Leland man is less than satisfied with JK Harris. You may have seen the commercials for the tax resolution company offering to help you settle your debts with the IRS.

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TROUBLESHOOTERS UPDATE: Warrant issued for Dr. Hot Tub owner
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 06/09/2010 - 4:26pm.

Gordon Smith runs a business called Dr. Hot Tub. In the past our viewers have complained that he has taken their money, and then failed to do the work he was paid to do.

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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Tax identity theft
Submitted by Ann McAdams on Wed, 06/02/2010 - 4:45pm.

videoEvery year, a Wilmington woman has to spend hours on the phone and go through lengthy delays getting her tax refund from the IRS. That's because someone stole her Social Security Number. They use it to file fraudulent tax returns and steal her refund.

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