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WWAY NewsChannel 3 named Best Newscast in Carolinas
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 2:41pm.

WWAY NewsChannel 3 won eight awards at the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas annual convention Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, including Best Newscast in the Carolinas. WWAY won top honors in six categories. The two silver awards came in categories in which the station won top awards.

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Columbus Co. woman pleads guilty to killing her boyfriend
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 2:18pm.

Mattie Kelly plead guilty to 2nd Degree Murder and 1st Degree Burglary in Columbus County. Ms. Kelly told the officer that she had just killed her boyfriend. Ms. Kelly then told the officer the name of her boyfriend, Edward Jerome Jackson, and the location of his body

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More than $64M goes to Hurricane Irene aid in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 1:57pm.

More than $64 million has been approved for disaster aid in North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.

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Recount for Bolton mayor race Monday
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 1:49pm.

It may be more than a week since Election Day, but the election process is not over yet. In Columbus County, there's still some double-checking to be done for mayor in Bolton.

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NC lawmakers trade accusations again over layoffs
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 1:46pm.

State government data on how many laid-off public workers in North Carolina are getting severance are raising questions about how many people no longer have jobs under the budget pushed through by Republicans lawmakers.

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County looks for public feedback on Carolina Beach Rd. signs
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 12:16pm.

Last night Wilmington City Council decided to hold off on making a decision on an ordinance restricting signs at businesses. Tomorrow New Hanover County leaders look for public input on a similar law.

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NC prosecutors want Racial Justice Act struck down
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 11:48am.

North Carolina's prosecutors are almost unanimous in calling on legislators to repeal a law that allows defendants on death row to appeal their sentences by showing evidence of racial bias.

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Judge sets start of John Edwards trial for Jan. 30
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 11:45am.

A federal judge has set the trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards to begin Jan. 30, a week earlier than the date prosecutors and defense lawyers had sought.

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