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Product recall: Easy-bake oven, coffee-maker, chili sauce

Three products have been recalled.

Fans pre-paying for final Harry Potter

videoFriday night you'll finally be able to get your hands on the new Harry Potter book. But Thursday WWAY NewsChannel 3's Stephanie Beecken had the chance to go inside Books-a-Million's stock room for a sneak peak.

Stock market pushed to new highs

Buyers in the stock market have pushed indices to new highs. Investors are rallying around remarks by the president of the federal reserve bank of Kansas City, Thomas Hoenig, who predicts housing should strengthen later this year.

Business owners offering reward to catch killer

videoBusiness owners in Oak Island are coming together to try to catch a local man's killer. Yellow reward posters have started popping up in business windows since last week.

Honda will make jet engines at North Carolina plant

Honda Motor Company says it will build a jet engine plant in North Carolina that will employ 70 workers over the next four years.

Carolina Beach restaurant closes without warning

A Carolina Beach restaurant shut its doors, but the staff says they didn't know they were out of a job.

Edwards unveils “green collar” jobs plan

Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards wants to help train 150,000 American workers each year in what he calls "green collar" jobs.

Smithfield: More than half of plant employees want a vote on union organizing

Smithfield Foods says more than half of its 5,000 employees have signed letters asking a union trying to organize the plant to allow a vote.

Business helps seniors enjoy technology

You're never too old to embrace the computer age. Some local senior citizens are going high-tech and becoming internet savvy. Friendly Computers makes it easy for seniors and the disabled to keep up with technology.

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Dueling protests in Raleigh shut down streets by executive mansion

ReOpen NC and some Trump supporters were on one side of Jones Street. Biden supporters and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement were on the opposite side.

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $7.4 billion in 2019. Meanwhile, in-person traffic at U.S. retail stores dropped 52%, according to Sensormatic.

1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at SC nightclub

Authorities responded to 7th Lounge just before 1 a.m. Officials say they found several victims.

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

Jennings begins taping next week and his first episodes will air on the week of Jan. 11.