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Archive - Oct 30, 2012

ONLY ON 3: Witness says Leland cops looked for fights

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video Two Leland police officers are off the clock tonight after a fight in downtown Wilmington this weekend. Wilmington Police cited the officers with misdemeanor affray. One witness, who served as a military police officer, says the officers were asking for trouble. Full story...
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Gott not allowed to vote in New Hanover Co.

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video A woman who was once the top nominee to fill a vacancy on the New Hanover County Commission is now not allowed to vote or hold public office in the county. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Oct. 30

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video On Tuesday on WWAY we checked out first round high school soccer playoff action at three different venues.... On Tuesday we also featured NBA action on the first night of the 2012-13 regular season. A Duke-UNC tandem teamed up for an impressive win on opening night... Plus more ! Full story...
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NC woman accused of pouring hot water on child

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Authorities in Jacksonville accuse of woman of pouring scalding hot water on her 9-month-old daughter. The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Michelle Julia Woodhouse-Deboyes of Jacksonville is charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury and mental emotional injury. Full story...
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NC officials troubled by raucous election activity

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North Carolina election officials are concerned about raucous campaigning around early voting sites and people purposefully misrepresenting voting laws to reduce turnout. Full story...
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Man accused after 2 shot, killed in Charlotte

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a man with murder after two people were found shot to death inside a home. Full story...
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Halloween started a little early on the Battleship

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The line was long for the for the 4th annual Batty Battleship's Halloween Bash, but it was worth it. Once below decks kids were part of the carnival festivities with treats and games. This is an alternative to door to door trick or treating that many parents prefer. Full story...
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A look at Hurricane Sandy's damage from the sky

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video The United States Coast Guard is hard at work in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The storm may have passed but the job of the Coast Guard is just beginning. WWAY's Holden Kurwicki took to the skies for a bird's eye view of the storm's damage. Full story...
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Moments passed, never to come again

I seem to remember posting a blog entry recently about how October is usually a "quiet" month for weather in North Carolina.

Ballpark could bring homes and businesses to downtown Wilmington

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If voters say yes to a baseball stadium next week, we could see some businesses and homes in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Explore with George: Oakdale Cemetery

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video Halloween is creeping closer. It's a night of ghosts and goblins and here in Wilmington, there's a cemetery that frequently comes alive with history. WWAY's George Elliott has more in our special edition Explore with George. Full story...
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TEACHER OF THE WEEK: Robin Evans

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videoWe can all agree that teachers have a huge impact in our lives. That's why we've teamed up with some area sponsors to present a check each week to an excellent teacher in our community. This week's winner takes us to Cedar Grove Middle School. Full story...
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ON '20/20': How FEMA uses Waffle House to target aid

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Federal Emergency Management Administration head Craig Fugate devised the Waffle House Index after leading Florida's response to several hurricanes in the 2000s. Based on the 24-hour restaurant chain's hardy reputation and presence across the Southeast, it is an informal yet handy way to assess an area’s post-calamity condition. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: SBI finishes investigation of rape claims against trooper

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The SBI is done with its investigation into allegations of rape against NC Highway Patrol Tpr. Bryan Phillips. Full story...
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Outside money funds Wilmington ballpark battle

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As Election Day inches closer, the ballpark campaign is heating up. But who's behind the funding for the race? Full story...
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