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Archive - Nov 2011

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Nov. 29

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video On Tuesday night we showcased the two local players who earned All-ACC honors in football. UNCW head basketball coach Buzz Peterson talks about UNCW's next opponent. In fact the Seahawks will have to play without point guard Craig Ponder. We've got highlights from five high school basketball games. Click play video to see all that. Click full story to see the complete high school basketball scoreboard from Tuesday night's play(high school & college). Full story...
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NC revenue collections ahead of projections

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North Carolina's revenue collections are still ahead of projections set when legislators drew up the state government budget this year. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Deputies get warrant for bank robbery suspect

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Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives have obtained a warrant for a man they say robbed a Calabash bank this afternoon. Investigators say Christopher Wilson Scott, 32, of Little River, SC, robbed the Security Savings Bank at 10231 Beach Drive SW around 12:25 p.m. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. man guilty of indecent exposure again

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A Brunswick County man has pleaded guilty to indecent exposure, a crime he's committed before. The District Attorney's office says Benjamin Stroup Korb, 48, of Holden Beach, entered the plea Monday afternoon in to two counts of misdemeanor indecent exposure. It stems from an incident in Holden Beach in August 2010. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Businesses back to normal after bent crane forces evacuations

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video A bent construction crane in downtown Wilmington forced the evacuation of several buildings, along with some streets being closed. The sub-contractor says building were evacuated as a precaution as work crews tried to unhook the crane. Full story...
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CFCC culinary students serve up sweet holiday treats

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The annual Holiday Pastry and Confections Open House was a hit with visitors who got a taste of what CFCC culinary students at have been working on all semester. From cakes, to cookies and everything in between, visitors were able to fill their plates with the sweet treats that students prepared, plated and passed out. Full story...
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American Airlines bankruptcy may limit future flights at ILM

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video AMR says the bankruptcy filing won't affect flight schedules for American Airlines, American Eagle and its other subsidiaries. That's good news for Wilmington International Airport. Nearly five months ago American flew out of ILM for the first time. Now, the airport is dealing with news of the airline's bankruptcy. On top of that, all the small regional jets that fly out of ILM will soon be phased out. Full story...
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Minister arrested for indecent liberties with a minor

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video New Hanover County Sheriff's detectives have arrested a minister on multiple sex crimes, including five counts of indecent liberties with a minor and five counts of first-degree sex offense. Full story...
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Occupy Wilmington explores options to set up camp at City Hall

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video Some members of Occupy Wilmington have spent the past couple of weeks trying to get their camping equipment back on the lawn at City Hall. Monday their lawyer received notice that their request for a permit was denied by the city. Now the group is looking into its options. Full story...
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Facebook settles with FTC over deception charges

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Facebook says it is settling with the Federal Trade Commission over charges it deceived consumers. Full story...
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Perdue's campaign: She's still running in 2012

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Gov. Bev Perdue's campaign staff has dismissed a comment by a North Carolina state House member who predicted she won't run for re-election next year. Full story...
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Jury selection begins in Eve Carson's murder trial

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Jury selection is now under way in the case of one of the men charged with killing Eve Carson. About 50 potential jurors were interviewed Tuesday morning in the case of Laurence Alvin Lovette Jr. Full story...
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Feds in Edwards case seek to bar expert testimony

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Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to bar two former commissioners from the Federal Election Commission from testifying as expert witnesses at the upcoming trial of former Democratic presidential contender John Edwards. Full story...
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NC approves deal to bring Chiquita from Ohio

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A North Carolina economic development panel has approved a $22 million incentives deal to bring the global headquarters of banana giant Chiquita Brands International from Cincinnati to Charlotte. Full story...
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Hit and run victim recovering from surgery, more to come

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Highway Patrol is still looking for the driver who hit Jones on Carolina Beach Road near Monkey Junction. Troopers are looking for a 1995 Chevrolet pick-up, Tahoe or Suburban with damage to the front right side. Full story...
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