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Weather says fall, azaleas say spring
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 10:21am.

It definitely feels like fall, but this morning a sign of spring arrived in Wilmington. Encore Azalea dropped off hundreds of azalea plants at Airlie Gardens this morning for next spring's Azalea Garden Tour.

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ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION UPDATE: New details on allegations of misconduct inside Leland Police Department
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 10:59pm.

video We are learning more about issues within the Leland Police Department. We've told you about the alleged fight between Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne and one of his officers last year during a bachelor party in myrtle beach. Now a witness has come forward.

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Wilmington soldier injured in Iraq honored with Purple Heart
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 10:57pm.

video It's an honor bestowed on very few. US Army Sgt. Jason Thigpen received the Purple Heart during a special ceremony Wednesday for his service in Iraq.

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Columbus Co. Sheriff clarifies criticism of DA
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 10:54pm.

video Jon David, who is responsible for cases in Brunswick, Columbus and Bladen Counties was featured in this week's edition of "North Carolina Lawyers Weekly." A few strong comments by Columbus County Sheriff Chris Batten in that story have stirred up some controversy. Today, though, Batten said some of those comments were taken out of context.

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Onslow Spider-Man robber beaten with broom, not Wilmington suspect
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 10:53pm.

Spider-Man appears to be a copycat. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says a man wearing a Spider-Man masked tried to rob a store with a sword this morning, but ran off after clerks beat him with a broom.

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Trask wins middle school football title
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 10:44pm.

video Two undefeated teams went toe to toe on Wednesday night in Wilmington with all the marbles on the line. WWAY 5th Quarter co-host Trot Nixon attended the title contest between Trask Middle School and Roland-Grise Middle School. Nixon said it was the best football game he'd seen all season.

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TROUBLESHOOTERS: Woman waiting on benefits due from divorce settlement
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 10:35pm.

video A divorce settlement from 20 years ago is causing problems for one Bladen County woman. She's fighting with the federal government to try and get money she is owed.

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Randy to the Rescue: Making the Bed
Submitted by wway news on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 10:26pm.

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