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Archive - Nov 2011

Seahawks fall to 0-4 with home loss to Davidson

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The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team played a nip and tuck game on Saturday afternoon against the Davidson Wildcats. The loss drops UNCW to 0-4 on the season. Full story...
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Shoppers say local all the way on Small Business Saturday

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video For the second year in a row, American Express urged shoppers to participate in Small Business Saturday and stay local when crossing off their Christmas lists. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - Nov. 25

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video On Friday night we showcased the 2-A east finals of high school football. Tarboro beat South Columbus to advance to the 2-A state title game. Ayden-Grifton knocked off Wallace-Rose Hill in the 1-AA east finals. We've got highlights from both games. Click play video to see that. Click full story to see playoff scores from around the entire state & pairings for the state finals as well. Full story...
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After technical difficulties, the downtown Wilmington tree lights up for big crowd

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The lighting of the Christmas tree in downtown Wilmington started off with some technical difficulties. As the crowd chanted, "Three, two, one," there were no lights to be found. Folks laughed off the technical glitch and waited around for the tree to light up. Full story...
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Shots fired at Fayetteville mall on Black Friday

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Authorities are looking for two suspects after gunfire erupted at a mall in Fayetteville early Friday morning. Full story...
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UNC Exhibit looks at textbooks role in history

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A new exhibit at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill looks at the role textbooks have played in state history. Full story...
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Shooting rampage death toll rises to 6

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6 people have now died after a shooting rampage in Greensboro five days ago. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington gives gift of free on-street parking

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To kick off the holiday season, downtown on-street parking was free both on Thanksgiving day and Friday. Full story...
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Black Friday shoppers scour Wilmington stores for best deals

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video While many were sleeping off the turkey and stuffing from Thanksgiving, thousands of Wilmington shoppers had already been out for hours looking for the best Black Friday deals. Full story...
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O, Christmas tree! Real tree lovers say fake ones can't compete

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While many families have moved toward artificial trees, many still find joy in picking out that favorite fir. Whether you prefer a 10-footer or a Charlie Brown-style tree, you can find it all this season. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Nov. 24

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video On Thursday night we showcased South Columbus football coach Jake Fonvielle. John Rendleman goes in-depth with the head coach of the South Columbus Stallions. Fonvielle's team will play Tarboro on Friday in the 2-A east finals for high school football. We also talk to UNCW basketball coach Buzz Peterson about his rotation of players going into Saturday's game against Davidson. Full story...
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Wilmington shoppers line up on Thursday for Black Friday

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video The day after Thanksgiving is considered one of the busiest shopping days of the year. A lot of bargain hunters in Wilmington lined up hours in advance to stand in line for stores that open once the clock strikes midnight or even Thursday night for Black Friday. Full story...
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Local church serves Thanksgiving meal to those in need

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A local church held a free Thanksgiving lunch for anyone who attended the 11:30 a.m. service and to any less fortunate folks that couldn't have a Thanksgiving meal. Full story...
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Hundreds burn calories in Turkey Trot

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video Hundreds of people gathered at Wrightsville Beach Park this morning to burn off some calories before putting them on with their Thanksgiving meal. Full story...
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Wilmington families open hearts and homes to Marines

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video Port City Java organized the event that brought more than 50 Marines into Wilmington, pairing them off with families that were grateful for their service and happy to feed a few more. Full story...
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