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Archive - Oct 1, 2012

FIRST ON 3: BSL mayor surrenders after warrants issued, attorney responds

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Boiling Spring Lakes Mayor Richard White turned himself in this morning after a woman took out warrants against him for three counts of sexual battery and one count of assault on a female. Full story...
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Army helicopters make stop in Port City before flight home to Ft. Bragg

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video If you hear military helicopters flying over town this week, don't be alarmed. They’re on their way home. An Army Combat Aviation Brigade arrived at the Port of Wilmington and will be flying back to Fort Bragg throughout the week. Full story...
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Berger doesn't pay back travel expenses at commission meeting

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video It's pay back time. At least that's what New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger said last week about the more than $400 in travel expenses he owes the county. However, it did not happen Monday night. Full story...
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New NC bail bondsman training law blocked by judge

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A Wake County judge has blocked enforcement of a new law that gave the training and continuing education of North Carolina bail bond agents to a single trade group, calling the new restrictions an unconstitutional monopoly. Full story...
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Opening statements in Racial Justice Act cases

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Defense attorneys say race was a significant factor in the death sentences given to two black men and one American Indian woman convicted of murder. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Oct. 1

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video Cape Fear Community College recently added women's basketball to their lineup. Monday marked the first official day of practice for the head coach Lori Drake and the SeaDevils.... Plus more ! Full story...
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3 judges to hear NC man's innocence claims

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A three-judge panel is hearing the innocence claims of a North Carolina man who's out on parole after serving almost 24 years of a life sentence for a rape conviction. Full story...
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NC permanent license plates to undergo winnowing

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The Division of Motor Vehicles is ready to winnow permanent license plates the state of North Carolina will keep issuing to local governments and rescue squads, but no longer to orphanages or churches. Full story...
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Man shot to death near NC State campus

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Police in Raleigh have arrested two people in the shooting death of a man at an apartment complex near North Carolina State University. Full story...
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Local financial advisor going to prison for 17 years

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United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court today JOSEPH A. LEONARD, 44, was sentenced by United State District Judge Earl Britt to 17 and a half years of imprisonment; 3 years supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment and $996,984.80 in restitution. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Couple finds Raleigh woman's ashes during walk on beach

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video It started out as an average Sunday night for a local couple taking a romantic walk on the beach. That's until the two saw a mysterious object washed ashore. What appeared at first to be a book turned out to be a dead woman's ashes. Full story...
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DOT admits communication failure; more bridge closures to come

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video The outrage continues after a failure to notify the public about closing the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge this weekend led to a Cape Fear "Carmageddon." Today the Department of Transportation admitted to a major breakdown of communication. Full story...
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Wilmington looks at how to handle sweepstakes appeals, annexation requests

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Wilmington City Council is looking at how to handle appeals from internet sweepstakes cafes and voluntary annexation requests. Full story...
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N. 3rd Street paving may cost $1M more

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Wilmington leaders say it will cost even more to pave North 3rd Street. After assessing the road and determining the need for higher quality pavement, the project will cost about $1 million more Full story...
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Old logs in river a sunken treasure for one company

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video There's much more to the Cape Fear River than meets the eye. Beneath the surface, there's hundreds of years of history that one local company is turning into a flourishing business. Underneath the murky Cape Fear River water, there's a hidden treasure. Full story...
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