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Archive - Jun 2011

FIRST ON 3: Carolina Beach McDonald's workers say coworker has TB

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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. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 & THE BIG TALKER FM: Website encourages victims of R.C. Soles to come forward

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videoA new website www.rcsolesboys.com is encouraging anyone claiming to be molested by former State Senator R.C. Soles to come forward with their story. Full story...
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High school basketball teams continue to hoop it up in the summer

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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. Full story...
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Severe weather causes commotion for drivers; no relief for wildfires

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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. Full story...
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Police looking for answers in death of former N.C. State basketball star

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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. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Frucci calling it quits; Coming home Thursday

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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. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Chance for "super-fog" tonight in Pender County

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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. Full story...
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NC beaches receive good marks in US Beach Report

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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. Full story...
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