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Archive - Oct 19, 2012

WWAY's Friday night sports - Oct. 19

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video Week number ten of the high school football season is in the books. Click play video in order to see WWAY's 5th Quarter. Click full story for scores from around the state. The final week of the 2012 high school football season will wrap up on Friday, October 26. Full story...
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NC Senate candidate arrested on drug charges

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Authorities say a Democratic candidate for the N.C. Senate is in jail on charges that he sold prescription pills from his home. Full story...
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Edenton police to get training after car crashes

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Police officers in Edenton are getting additional training behind the wheel after officials say they've been involved in 13 crashes over the last seven months. Full story...
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NC regulators scold Duke Energy for secrecy claims

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North Carolina utilities regulators are scolding Duke Energy for wrongly keeping secret thousands of internal emails and other documents involving its merger with Progress Energy. Full story...
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Local business Freaker USA does not make a catch on Shark Tank

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videoA Wilmington business owner tried to hit the jackpot on national TV Friday night, but it didn't go as well as planned. Full story...
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Animal contact cited in E. coli cases at Cleveland County Fair

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State health officials say animal contact is a likely source of an E. coli outbreak linked to the Cleveland County Fair. A statement from the NC Department of Health and Human Services on Friday said 64 children and 42 adults have been affected by this outbreak. Full story...
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Democrats tour state as Romney camp scales back

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video A day after Mitt Romney's campaign announced it's shifting resources from North Carolina to other battleground states, the Democratic National Committee and Obama for America stepped up their Tar Heel state efforts today in Wilmington. Full story...
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Charleston approves talks with CAA

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video UNC Wilmington will likely get a neighbor to the south in the near future. The board of trustees at the College of Charletson voted 12 to 5 on Friday to begin negotiations with the Colonial Athletic Association. CofC may soon be in the CAA. Full story...
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Bladen County hunter takes huge buck with blackpowder rifle

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Chris Campbell from Elizabethtown slipped into the woods on Saturday, Oct. 13, intending to cap a long day of working on stands, corn piles and shooting lanes by shooting a doe that his son, Zac, could take back to N.C. State. He wound up killing the biggest buck he’s taken in 25 years of hunting, a 150-inch, 10-point Bladen County trophy. Full story...
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Judge declares mistrial after Cox jury deadlocks

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video It took more than 18 months for Chadbourn's town manger to go to trial on charges of impersonating a police officer. After all that time, there's still no resolution in the case. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: Peanuts, Soybeans, Corn, Oh My!

Too many peanuts has kept prices low throughout the 2012 growing season and the economic outlook isn't too rosy for next year as the crop seem headed toward large, if not record, this year. Alas!

CAA baseball tourney returns to UNCW's Brooks Field

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video There's a lot of talk about building a new baseball stadium in Wilmington by 2014. One that already exists in the Port City will host a big event that same year. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Sheriff using inmate labor to cut costs

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video New Hanover County Jail inmates were behind another type of bars Friday morning, helping out the Sheriff's Animal Services Unit. The inmates lent their skills with a brush by giving the kennels at Animal Control a fresh coat of paint. Full story...
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UPDATE: Passenger charged in fatal Pender Co. crash still in hospital

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According to Pender County District Attorney Ben David, the passenger charged in the fatal car crash last week is still in New Hanover Regional Medical Center, receiving reconstructive surgery. Following the crash that killed 27-year-old Jennie Moore, Lance Powers, 26, was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. Full story...
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USA TODAY: First look: Hough and Duhamel in 'Safe Haven'

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"Usually, Nicholas Sparks movies tend to be strictly romance novels-slash-movies," says Julianne Hough, who stars as Katie Feldman, a secretive woman on the run who lands in the sleepy town of Southport, N.C. "What's fun about Safe Haven is it's got a thriller aspect to it." Full story...
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