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Archive - Sep 15, 2011

Laney dominates New Hanover in soccer

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video The conference schedule is now officially underway for both Laney and New Hanover. The Bucs clearly came to play on Thursday night at Legion Stadium. The Wildcats did not. Full story...
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WWAY's Week 5 high school football preview

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video Week number five of the high school football season kicks off on Friday night. Half of our area teams will begin conference play on Friday. A few teams will have the night off. Some schools are still finishing out non-conference play. Full story...
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Former pro wrestler arrested again for driving while impaired

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Former professional wrestler Matt Hardy is facing a driving while impaired charge for the second time in less than a month. Full story...
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Town of Leland settles with police officer shot in groin; Mayor says he is "out of touch"

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video The Town of Leland agreed to settle with a Leland Police Officer who was shot in the groin multiple times with training ammunition during an exercise. But town leaders claimed to know little if anything about what happened. The town's insurance company will pay Sherry Lewis $18,750 and her attorney $6,250. Lewis also agrees to resign her position and neither party will admit fault or liability. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 & THE BIG TALKER FM: Lawmakers voted on amendment to "end" marriage in NC

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A gay marriage amendment for North Carolina's Constitution has made headlines this week, but you may not have heard about a failed amendment to that amendment that would have ended marriage licenses in the Tar Heel State. Full story...
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Soles charged with assault with a deadly weapon

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video The controversy surrounding R.C. Soles continues as the former state senator once again faces criminal charges. Soles is accused of beating a man on his property Saturday morning. Full story...
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Update: Man dead after Creekwood shooting; ambulance carrying 2nd victim involved in crash

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Wilmington Police say one man is dead and another hurt after a shooting in the Creekwood community Wednesday night. The shooting happened just before 10 p.m. Wednesday at 1005 North 30th Street. Full story...
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National power Tennessee added to UNCW swimming & diving schedule

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The Tennessee Volunteers have been added to the UNCW swimming & diving schedule. In fact the Volunteers will be coming to the Port City later this month. Full story...
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Zahra's stepmom gets up to 18 years in girl's murder

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A North Carolina woman has been sentenced to up to 18 years in prison for the murder of her disabled 10-year-old stepdaughter. Full story...
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Wilmington site added to EPA's Superfund list

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A New Hanover County business's property is among six new hazardous sites in the southeast added to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund site. Full story...
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McIntyre mails letter to Postmaster General supporting Surf City Post Office

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Rep. Mike McIntyre is standing up for the Surf City Post Office. Earlier this year the US Postal Service said the Surf City location is on a list of possible cuts to help the USPS as it faces mounting massive debt. Full story...
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State, local leaders kicking around incentives for 'Project Soccer'

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video A new business could be coming to the Cape Fear, and it could bring thousands of jobs with it, but incentives could be the key for "Project Soccer." Full story...
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Local insurance agent arrested on alleged embezzlement charges

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A local insurance agent has been arrested and charged with embezzlement. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin says Earl E. Gay, 58, of Leland is charged with 14 counts of embezzlement by an insurance agent. Full story...
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Company recalls canteloupes sold in several states, including NC

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North Carolina is one of 17 states where a Colorado company has recalled cantaloupes because of the potential of Listeria contamination. Full story...
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Swimming advisory issued at Caswell Beach

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The advisory affects waters at the public beach access at Lighthouse Park off Caswell Beach Road in Caswell Beach, where test results indicate a running monthly geometric mean average of 41 enterococci per 100 milliliters of water, based on five samples taken within a 30-day period. Full story...
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