Archive - Jan 19, 2012
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Jan. 19
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:48pm.

video On Thursday night WWAY went to Durham in order to check out Wake Forest center Ty Walker. The former New Hanover standout got his 13th career start on Thursday against the 4th ranked Duke Blue Devils. Click play video to check out the slam of the game. It's Ty Walker. On Thursday we also featured a one point win by the UNCW women's basketball team at Trask Coliseum. On top of that the Ashley girls basketball team won our team of the week award.

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FIRST ON 3: Thompson to Berger: Put up or shut up
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:41pm.

video As we told you yesterday, New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger sent another scathing e-mail this week to fellow county leaders. Now some his colleagues are firing back.

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FIRST ON 3: Raleigh diocese says Wilmington-born priest's worthy of sainthood
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:13pm.

video A Wilmington-born priest may be declared a saint in the coming years. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh recently announced it will begin the process to canonize Father Thomas Price. But what does it take to be acknowledged as a saint?

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Public discusses how to alter downtown Wilmington sign regulations
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:09pm.

The debate and discussion continue over the current downtown window sign regulations. A public meeting was held tonight to talk about hot button issues and results from a recent online survey.

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FIRST ON 3: Leland Town Council reveals Chief Jayne placed on probation in Sept., forced to pay restitution
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 8:22pm.

video During a meeting Thursday night, the Leland Town Council announced that Police Chief Tim Jayne has been on probation for months and ordered to pay restitution for use of a town vehicle.

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FIRST ON 3: Occupy Wilmington holding funeral Friday
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 6:46pm.

Occupy Wilmington will hold a funeral procession for “Corporate Personhood” tomorrow at noon. Bearing a coffin & dressed in black the silent march will carry the casket to the offices of Sen. Richard Burr and Rep. Mike McIntyre.

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ONLY ON 3: Addition of high-end business sign of economy recovery in Wilmington
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 4:50pm.

video The Wilmington of the future will look a little different than it does today. Two high-end businesses are coming, and it appears another well-known national chain wants to set up shop here. All this despite the state of the economy.

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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington business closed in honor of Robert E. Lee's birthday
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 4:34pm.

Many businesses and schools were closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday. Today at least one Wilmington business was closed in remembrance of another American leader.

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