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UNCW tests new siren warning system

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videoIf you were anywhere near UNCW's campus at noon, you most likely heard the university's newest safety measure. The Seahawk warning siren system is the latest addition to UNCW's emergency preparedness system. Monday the sirens were put to the test. Full story...
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Gabrielle passes through Outer Banks with little impact

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Ferry service has resumed to Ocracoke Island as remnants of Tropical Storm Gabrielle moved away from North Carolina. Ferry service was suspended yesterday because of the storm, which brought 50 miles per hour winds and up to eight inches of rain to the Outer Banks. Full story...
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Man ordered to clean property harasses workers

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The Winnabow man ordered to clean up his property because it was deemed a junkyard couldn't get it done in time. And now he's under a court order to stay away from the people doing it. Full story...
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End of boxing program concerns Wilmington residents

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The closing of a popular boxing program has some Wilmington residents concerned. It's been a part of the community for decades. After more than 30 years, the city ended the Sherridale Morgan competitive boxing program. Some people who live near the Tenth Street gym said the program will be missed. Full story...
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More turn to internet for medical advice

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An increasing number of people are turning to the internet to seek medical advice. They're affectionately called "cyber-chondriacs." According to one poll there were about 160 million of them in 2006. Full story...
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Latest nuclear sub coming to Wilmington

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The latest nuclear submarine in the United States Navy has a special connection with Wilmington. The commander of the USS North Carolina was in town Friday morning to unveil plans to bring the sub to the Port City. Full story...
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Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, Wrightsville Avenue to close for repairs

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If you're planning on taking the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge next week plan for detours. The bridge will close overnight from ten p.m. to six a.m. Monday through Friday. Workers will be changing the old electrical control system. Full story...
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Shelter opens for animals and owners

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While this storm is still churning in the Atlantic it's a good time to talk emergency planning. That includes having a plan ready for your pet. New Hanover County has a third shelter ready for pets in the event of an evacuation. And unlike the other shelters, this one will house both pets and their owners. Full story...
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Congressional hopeful announces candidacy

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videoThursday Republican Will Breazeale announced his candidacy for Congress. He's the first republican to enter the race and challenge Democratic incumbent Mike McIntyre. Will Breazeale knows how to get around. The commercial airline pilot and Iraq war veteran flew to every county in the seventh district Thursday to announce his candidacy for congress. Full story...
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Parents concerned about children's bus stop safety

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videoParents have some serious safety concerns over what goes on at one local school bus stop. They say since school started the bus has been at least 15 minutes late every day, leaving their children standing on the corner. They say their kids have been approached by drug dealers and people looking for sex. Full story...
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Plan to turn Blockade Runner into condos falls through

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videoA landmark hotel at Wrightsville Beach was supposed to be turned into condo's, but now plans have changed. The owner of the Blockade Runner says he's not surprised the sale fell through. In February the property was sold to two local men who wanted to transform the hotel rooms into condominiums. Full story...
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Do you know your driver's handbook?

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videoDriving is second nature for so many of us, but when it comes to the rules of the road, are you up to speed? A viewer contacted WWAY after looking over a North Carolina driver's handbook. He was surprised to learn how many rules have changed since getting his first license more than 40 years ago. Full story...
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Sport catching on locally after 12-year ban

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videoIt is among the fastest growing spectator sports in America. After being banned for the past 12 years mixed martial arts events are now allowed in North Carolina and they are catching on locally. Full story...
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Area eyes possible storm

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We're all watching that storm waiting to see what it will do. No need to panic, but it is a good opportunity to make sure you're ready. Many local residents said they're not worried about the storm yet. But many said they are watching it closely to see if it will make landfall and if it does, how strong it will be. Most said they will take precautions only if they know the storm will hit our area. Full story...
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Cape Fear Pride: Sunset Beach Bridge

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videoThe Sunset Beach swing bridge is actually a barge with a house and roadway built on top. It's only one lane. A traffic light at each end signals drivers, coming and going, when it's their turn to travel from the mainland to the island. Full story...
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