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Judges refuse to delay NC primary
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 3:20pm.

A three-judge panel has refused to delay North Carolina's May 8 primary while a court considers a lawsuit over Republican-drawn boundaries for legislative and congressional districts.

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"And the Winner is..." BEST SPORTS BAR
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 1:37pm.

video With football playoffs and basketball season in full swing, we want to know where do you like to go to watch the game? In this week's "And the Winner is..." contest, we want to know where you watch your favorite team play when you're not enjoying the game at home. Who has the biggest screens, the best gametime food and the coldest drinks? Let us know the BEST SPORTS BAR in the Cape Fear. Here's how the votes are rolling in (4 pm Thurs.):
Chaser's Sports Bar & Grill, Oak Island - 50%
Kick Back Jack's, Wilmington - 28%
Buffalo Wild Wings, Wilmington - 12%

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Occupy Wilmington mourns downfall of democracy
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 1:21pm.

A funeral procession complete with casket and dirge marched through the streets of downtown Wilmington today. It was not a person the Occupy Wilmington group mourned, but what they call the downfall of democracy.

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Camp Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 10:41am.

The Defense Department says a Marine based at Camp Lejeune has been killed in Afghanistan.

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Jan. 19
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:48pm.

video On Thursday night WWAY went to Durham in order to check out Wake Forest center Ty Walker. The former New Hanover standout got his 13th career start on Thursday against the 4th ranked Duke Blue Devils. Click play video to check out the slam of the game. It's Ty Walker. On Thursday we also featured a one point win by the UNCW women's basketball team at Trask Coliseum. On top of that the Ashley girls basketball team won our team of the week award.

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FIRST ON 3: Thompson to Berger: Put up or shut up
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:41pm.

video As we told you yesterday, New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger sent another scathing e-mail this week to fellow county leaders. Now some his colleagues are firing back.

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FIRST ON 3: Raleigh diocese says Wilmington-born priest's worthy of sainthood
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:13pm.

video A Wilmington-born priest may be declared a saint in the coming years. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh recently announced it will begin the process to canonize Father Thomas Price. But what does it take to be acknowledged as a saint?

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Public discusses how to alter downtown Wilmington sign regulations
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:09pm.

The debate and discussion continue over the current downtown window sign regulations. A public meeting was held tonight to talk about hot button issues and results from a recent online survey.

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