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Archive - Oct 25, 2012

Ballpark debate sparks fireworks from both sides

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video WWAY and WHQR hosted the only baseball stadium debate Thursday night. Appropriately, with a big game comes fireworks, and the exchange was full of them. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Oct. 25

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video Hoggard and New Hanover both enter their regular season finale with identical 8-1 records. On Thursday on WWAY we set the stage for Friday's big showdown in Wilmington.... On Thursday we also checked out state playoff volleyball action.... We previewed the Landfall Tradition.... Plus more! Full story...
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NAACP says Tea Party 'poll watchers' are out to suppress minority vote

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video With early voting underway and thousands hitting the polls, one group is openly trying to challenge minorities' right to vote in North Carolina. That is according to the state NAACP, which claims that the Tea Party is behind it all. Full story...
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Player of the Week: Scott Houghteling

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video Every Thursday WWAY recognizes a local high school football player. This week we're congratulating Scott Houghteling, a senior from Topsail High School. WWAY's John Rendleman has our Farm Bureau Insurance at Mayfaire Player of the Week presentation from Hampstead. Full story...
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George Elliott at the Cape Fear Fair & Expo

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videoThe 2012 Cape Fear Fair & Expo got underway Thursday night with all of the food, sights and, of course, rides you could ask for. Our George Elliott was there to see what's "up" this year. He talked to Fair Manager Skip Watkins during Wilmington first live broadcast from a moving ferris wheel. Full story...
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Former NC scoutmaster admits he molested boys

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A former scoutmaster in North Carolina admits he molested as many as 10 boys in the early 1970s. Full story...
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NC woman sentenced in credit card misuse case

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Federal prosecutors say a former National Cancer Institute employee who used government credit cards to buy personal items is facing six months in federal prison. Full story...
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NC gives Duke Energy more time on secrecy claims

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North Carolina utilities regulators are giving Duke Energy another week to produce internal emails and other documents involving its merger with Progress Energy which the company wrongly claimed it could keep secret. Full story...
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Raleigh police make arrest in 13-year-old case

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Police in Raleigh say they have arrested a suspect in a murder that took place on Christmas Day more than a decade ago. Full story...
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Voters report problems with electronic ballots

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video This week there's been an uproar around the state about electronic ballot machines changing votes from one candidate to another. Full story...
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Tee times are set for Landfall Tradition

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It's going to be a windy weekend for a women's collegiate golf tournament. Third-ranked Arizona headlines a strong field that tees off Friday through Sunday when the 11th Landfall Tradition is contested at the Country Club of Landfall. Full story...
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Children at Heart hosts Girls Night Out benefit

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Calling all ladies. Children at Heart Adoption Services is hosting a Girls Night Out event. All donations will benefit the organization, which works with birth mothers and adoptive parents to help facilitate adoptions. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach takes Sandy threat in stride

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video just when you thought Hurricane Season was winding down, the tropics flare up. But are people along the Cape Fear coast really worried about Hurricane Sandy? Full story...
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Azaleas arrive for next year's Garden Tour

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video Garden owners on next year's Azalea Garden Tour are tending to some special flowers tonight. The Cape Fear Garden Club continued its annual tradition of accepting Encore Azaleas today at Airlie Gardens. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: The art of campaign signs

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video You can't miss them if you're driving around the area. Maybe you even have a few in your yard. Political signs are an important part of any campaign, but what goes in to making the perfect pitch on your placard? Full story...
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