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Archive - Jul 5, 2011

McIntyre says proposed redistricting is disappointing

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Rep. Mike McIntyre was in Brunswick County Tuesday afternoon to present a federal check to Brunswick EMC. We caught up with him to get his reaction to the state's proposed map for congressional redistricting. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Witness talks about Tesseners & trooper, plus profane texts between troopers

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video Once again there are new developments in the story we broke last week involving a Raleigh couple and two Highway Patrol troopers from New Hanover County. We have obtained text messages the troopers sent to each another and an exclusive interview with a man who was inside the Wrightsville Beach Police Department when it all went down. Full story...
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Silvagni reflects on capturing gold

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video Fourth of July weekend didn't turn out so well for team USA at the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games. They finished in eighth. However Kure Beach local Tony Silvagni continued to advance in the longboard contest, eventually claiming the gold medal. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: More video from night trooper arrested attorney's wife

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video Coming up tonight on WWAY NewsChannel 3, we continue to follow the investigation of two state troopers accused of intimidation. It's a story WWAY broke last week. Full story...
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"Conversations with Kay" scheduled for Thursday to be rescheduled

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The "Conversations with Kay" events that were scheduled for Thursday in Elizabethtown, Whiteville and Burgaw are cancelled and will be rescheduled due to Senate business. Full story...
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Pender fires slow; smoke still a problem

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The Pender County wildfires have slowed down slightly, but are not done burning yet. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mistake means more work on Village Rd. in Leland

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video Construction and traffic have plagued Village Road in Leland for months. Now there's yet another issue in the road work as crews take away something they just installed. Full story...
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Family, piece of World Trade Center unharmed in fire that destroyed home

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video A man who risked his life as a New York firefighter at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, is now homeless. Flames engulfed his home in New Hanover County this morning, and investigators are still trying to figure out why. Full story...
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Second redistricting hearing slated for Thursday

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You have a second chance to voice your opinions on the plan to redraw North Carolina's state House, state Senate and US House maps. Full story...
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Jury: Casey Anthony not guilty of murder

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A jury in Orlando, FL, has found Casey Anthony not guilty in the murder of her two-year-old daughter Caylee. Full story...
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Onslow County couple charged with fireworks fire

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The fire started Sunday night when a couple was using fireworks in their back yard in the Half Moon area. Full story...
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Miller unhappy with district proposed by NC GOP

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A North Carolina congressman says he doesn't consider proposed new boundaries for his district payback for how he helped draw US House districts 10 years ago. Full story...
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Ex-UNC player files lawsuit against school, NCAA

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A former North Carolina football player has filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, seeking reinstatement after being declared permanently ineligible for academic misconduct. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Murdered woman's fiance found body, neighbors stunned

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video A woman found dead in her Wilmington home was discovered by her fiance, according to a 911 call. Listen to the call inside. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington's budget concerns highlighted in New York Times

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Wilmington, N.C., is not Camden, N.J., which laid off half its police force this year. It is not Detroit, which is closing half of its public schools. But like local governments across the country, the City of Wilmington has been demonstrably diminished by five years of unyielding economic despair. That a place like Wilmington, until recently a real estate boom town, would defer a purchase as essential as a fire truck for even one year, much less five, speaks to the withering toll. Full story...
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