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Archive - Nov 2011

"And the Winner is..." BEST RESTAURANT ON THANKSGIVING

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video For many of us making a Thanksgiving feast is a family tradition. But some folks would rather let someone else do the cooking and cleaning. In this week's "And the Winner is..." when you don't want to have to stand the heat in the kitchen or worry if your turkey will come out just right, where is the BEST RESTAURANT ON THANKSGIVING? Congratulations to Casey's Buffet Barbecue & Home Cookin'! Full story...

Feeling sleepy after Thanksgiving dinner? Don't blame the bird!

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video After you enjoyed your Thanksgiving meal, you may have taken a nap. Some people claim it's a side effect of the tryptophan in the turkey. But maybe it's time to stop blaming the bird. Full story...
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Fifth person dies from Greensboro murder-suicide

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The 15-year old girl shot by her boyfriend's mother in North Carolina has died, raising the death toll from a weekend shooting rampage to five. Full story...
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Organizing on NC gay marriage referendum takes off

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The vote on a proposed constitutional amendment that would add a ban on gay marriage to North Carolina's constitution is more than five months away, but efforts for or against it are slowly gearing up behind the scenes. Full story...
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Lexington businesses to host Thanksgiving dinners

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More than a dozen Lexington business owners are joining together to provide a Thanksgiving lunch to residents of Davidson County who were affected by last week's tornado. Full story...
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Gastonia Thanksgiving tradition expects thousands

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Warm weather and clear skies may help a Gastonia tradition attract a record number for Thanksgiving. Full story...
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NC woman accused of pawning mother's jewelry

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Lincoln County authorities are accusing a woman of stealing thousands of dollars in jewelry from her mother and pawning it. Full story...
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Happy Thanksgiving from WWAY NewsChannel 3

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Nearly 400 years after Thanksgiving was first celebrated in the new world, Americans again take time today to give thanks. Full story...
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County Commissioner Brian Berger arrested, shares his side of the story

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video Police arrested New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger after he violated a domestic violence protection order. The order was issued against him in September, requested by his ex-girlfriend, Heather Blaylock. Full story...
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Berger's "Top 10 Things About Spending Thanksgiving in Jail"

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New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger posted this on his Facebook page today: Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: World War II vet fighting for medal

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video The son of Russian immigrants, Morton Salk proudly entered the Air Force. During World War II, he was there on the frontlines as a bombardier, but it was by chance that he wound up on a mission to bomb an airfield in Hankow, China, which was already taken over by the Japanese. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Nov. 23

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video On Wednesday night we showcased the South Columbus High School football team. Click play video in order to see what several of the Stallions have to say about playing in the 2-A east finals. We also have basketball highlights from Trask High School. One of the Titan players pumped in 46 in the Trask season opener. Also, UNCW women's basketball coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke reveals her plans for Thanksgiving. Plus, click full story for the outcome on Duke basketball from Hawaii. Full story...
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Wife of 2010 murder victim charged with his death

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The New Hanover County District Attorney's office says the wife of a man killed last year has now been charged with his death. Full story...
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Food banks looking for donations, in need of fruits and veggies

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video Many of you are getting ready for your Thanksgiving feast tomorrow but there are some who may not be as fortunate. All too often folks in our area go hungry, and it's area food banks and other organizations that put food in their bellies. Providing meals to the needy on a consistent basis though means a lot of food must be donated. Full story...
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Jacksonville will revise rules after abortion foes sue

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The city of Jacksonville will change its rules on public demonstrations to resolve a lawsuit filed by anti-abortion protesters who say their free-speech rights are violated by the current ordinance. Full story...
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