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Archive - Oct 17, 2012

NC lawmen accused of running a protection racket

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The U.S. Attorney's office says three North Carolina lawmen and a former sheriff's deputy are facing corruption and bribery charges. Full story...
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Early voting in 2012 could exceed '08 totals in NC

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The campaigns of President Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and their parties' slates of candidates are nearing high gear as in-person early voting begins in all of North Carolina's 100 counties Full story...
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Dalton unveils platform on pay bias, web safety

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Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton says if elected governor he would work to protect children from obscene materials on the Internet and seek tougher penalties for domestic violence perpetrators in North Carolina. Full story...
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NC health officials: 61 cases of E. coil from fair

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Health officials in North Carolina say the number of E. coli cases linked to the Cleveland County Fair has climbed to 61. Full story...
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Ballard and Williams meet in forum for Brunswick Commission District 5

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Compared to the recent presidential debate, the forum for Brunswick County Commission 5th District seat Wednesday night was calm and civil. Full story...
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NC House, Senate candidates square off in Brunswick Co.

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video With early voting just hours away, folks in Brunswick County got the chance to meet their candidates. During the political forum, area NC House and Senate candidates squared off on a variety of topics and issues. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Oct. 17

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video On Wednesday on WWAY we checked out soccer action at UNCW.... Former Hoggard offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper continues to rack up mid-season accolades.... NC State is picked to finish in first place in ACC men's basketball season..... Ashley is now ready for the volleyball state playoffs. Did the Screaming Eagles enter with momentum? Find out, plus more! Full story...
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Team of the Week: East Bladen Eagles

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video Every Wednesday during the fall we present the WWAY-Perry's Emporium Team of the Week. This week's recipient is East Bladen High School. After coaching the Eagles for more than 30 years head coach Lenon Fisher decided to step down, but the Eagles performance on the field continues to be impressive with a new boss. Full story...
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7th District House race one of the most expensive in nation

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video One Stop Voting starts tomorrow in the Tar Heel state, which means a pivotal point in this fall campaign. One of the most hotly-contested congressional races in the country is right here in Southeastern North Carolina. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Iconic 'Fairport' ad flying off into the sunset

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video For most of the year, you would not head out to Wilmington International Airport without a boarding pass, but soon the airport will become the "Fairport." This year, though, marks the end of an era in how the Cape Fear Fair & Expo markets itself. Full story...
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Testimony begins in Chadbourn Town Manager's trial

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video More than a year after he was charged with impersonating a police officer, Chadbourn's town manager went on trial today. The charge stems from a traffic stop in March 2011. Full story...
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Feds: One indicted in plot to attack Federal Reserve

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Federal authorities have arrested a man they say was plotting to blow up the Federal Reserve building in New York City, just blocks from the World Trade Center site. Full story...
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FACT CHECK: Stumbles in latest presidential debate

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In the rough-and-tumble of a town hall-style presidential debate, the facts took something of a beating Tuesday night. Mitt Romney wrongly claimed that it took 14 days for President Barack Obama to brand the assault on the U.S. Consulate in Libya a terrorist act. Obama yet again claimed that ending the Afghanistan and Iraq wars makes money available to "rebuild America," even though it doesn't. Full story...
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Graham site deletes post calling Mormonism a cult

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The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has removed language from its website referring to Mormonism as a cult following a visit by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to the minister's home. Full story...
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BB&T to create 1,700 jobs near Greensboro

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BB&T Corp. says it will create 1,700 new jobs over five years in a large back-office operation near Piedmont Triad International Airport. The bank said Tuesday it has signed a seven-year sublease to take over a former American Express Co. call center in Greensboro. Full story...
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