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Archive - Oct 23, 2012

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Oct. 23

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video On Tuesday on WWAY we checked out state playoff action from Hampstead for high school volleyball and tennis. It turned out to be a successful day on the court for the Topsail Pirates.... On Tuesday the NBA world champions paid a visit to Raleigh. That's probably as close as LeBron James will ever get to our neck of the woods... Plus more ! Full story...
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Cape Fear Academy on one-hour delay Wednesday

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Cape Fear Academy will open on a one-hour delay on Wednesday due to a water main break. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Husband speaks about losing wife in fatal crash days after wedding

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video It was a tragic turn of events for a newlywed couple from Brunswick County. Three days after their marriage, a husband is left without his bride. Full story...
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Officials: NC infant mortality rate edges higher

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Health officials say North Carolina's infant mortality rate rose slightly in 2011, one year after the state registered its lowest rate ever. Full story...
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NC election boards asked for early voting help

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State election officials are asking their county counterparts to find ways to ease long lines at North Carolina's early voting stations. Full story...
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YouTube video shows mayor stumbling into band

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video A YouTube video circulating around town shows a man who appears to be intoxicated falling into a band. The video was shot at Harbor Masters restaurant during the Beach Kids Reunion in Carolina Beach on Labor Day weekend. Full story...
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Port City Java asking families to host Marines for Thanksgiving

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video With November just around the corner, a Wilmington business is preparing to make the holidays extra sweet for those who serve our country. Port City Java is organizing the second annual Make a Marine's Thanksgiving Drive. Full story...
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Police searching for missing teen with medical condition

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video The Wilmington Police Department is asking the public for help in locating Miyah Bennett. The 15-year-old was last seen on October 17 in the are of 10th and Hanover Streets. Full story...
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Calabash restaurant vows to rebuild after fire

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video An icon of Calabash seafood is no more. A fire destroyed Beck's restaurant last night leaving locals to wonder what's next. Calabash is known as the center of the fried seafood world, and some say Beck's is the capitol building. But that all changed last night when a fire ripped through the building last night. Full story...
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Snow's Cut Bridge work delayed until Monday

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videoRepairs that will close two lanes of Snow's Cut Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway for months won't start until Monday. Full story...
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Ex-fundraiser repays UNC-Chapel Hill travel costs

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A former billion-dollar fundraiser and star quarterback at North Carolina's flagship public university says he's repaid the school more than $16,000 in questioned travel expenses with a paramour that cost him his job. Full story...
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Passenger charged with murder in Pender crash

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video A passenger involved in a fatal car accident in Pender County earlier this month is now charged with murder. Investigators say Lance Powers grabbed the steering wheel of the car, forcing it into oncoming traffic. The accident killed one woman and injured four other people. Full story...
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One dead in wreck on River Road in Brunswick County

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video One person is dead after a collision on River Road (NC 133) south of Leland. Leland Fire Chief John Grimes says a woman died in the crash between a SUV and a box truck. Full story...
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WPD cracks down on crosswalk violators

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videoWilmington Police are working to raise awareness about marked crosswalks. Traffic units are cracking down on drivers not yielding to pedestrians at the crossings. Full story...
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Gay GOP group hesitantly backs Romney

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A prominent gay Republican group is hesitantly backing Mitt Romney for president, calling it the right decision for the nation even as it slams his opposition to gay marriage and civil unions. Full story...
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