Archive - Jun 29, 2011
ONLY ON 3: Attorney and wife talk after meeting with Highway Patrol
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 10:59pm.

videoThe Raleigh attorney and his wife who called out a New Hanover County Highway Patrol trooper in a letter to the governor are now speaking out on camera. Hoyt and Gina Tessener say they were in Wilmington last week for a conference. The attorney thought the trip would be like any other trip to the coast. Instead it became an experience that evoked fear and uncertainty.

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FIRST ON 3: Carolina Beach McDonald's workers say coworker has TB
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 10:59pm.

videoThe McDonald's on Pleasure Island is a very popular spot for locals and tourists alike. The bad news is employees at this location could be sick. WWAY has learned a foreign exchange student working at the restaurant may have tuberculosis. Now all employees there are being checked for the disease.

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FIRST ON 3 & THE BIG TALKER FM: Website encourages victims of R.C. Soles to come forward
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 10:54pm.

videoA new website is encouraging anyone claiming to be molested by former State Senator R.C. Soles to come forward with their story.

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High school basketball teams continue to hoop it up in the summer
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 10:37pm.

video Even though it's late June most high school athletes are not spending all of the waking hours at the beach surfing or swimming. If they want playing time on the basketball court this winter they're more than likely playing hoops even though it's the start of the high school basketball season is still five months away.

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Severe weather causes commotion for drivers; no relief for wildfires
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 9:40pm.

video Severe weather rolled into the region early Wednesday afternoon, flooding streets and cars across the Cape Fear. Although the area has been in a serious drought over the last couple of months, the instantaneous rush of water caused by the heavy rain overwhelmed the area.

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Police looking for answers in death of former N.C. State basketball star
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 9:40pm.

Raleigh police say they don't know why the charter bus driven by Lorenzo Charles crashed earlier this week, killing the North Carolina State University basketball star, and they're looking for witnesses to help.

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FIRST ON 3: Frucci calling it quits; Coming home Thursday
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 4:34pm.

Captain Greg Frucci has decided to throw in the towel and come home. The sailor had hoped to sail from Wrightsville Beach to Portugal, but hit heavy storms on the way which damaged his boat and scared him to death.

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FIRST ON 3: Chance for "super-fog" tonight in Pender County
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 4:23pm.

Today's storms coupled with the smoke from the wildfires in Pender County will most likely combine to create a "super-fog" tonight according to forecasters. Super-fog is a combination of smoke and water vapor that produces zero visibility over roadways.

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NC beaches receive good marks in US Beach Report
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 3:46pm.

videoWith the 4th of July holiday quickly approaching, folks making their way to North Carolina beaches are making a good decision. The 2011 US Beach Report ranked the Tar Heel State's beaches seventh out of the 30 coastal and Great Lakes states.

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Check out Jim Cantore's promo he shot at Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/29/2011 - 3:12pm.

The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore was recently at Wrightsville Beach filming a promotional spot for the network. Well, it's done and posted on You Tube.

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