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Archive - Oct 4, 2012

WWAY's Thursday night sports - Oct. 4

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video It's a boy! Brett & Megan Blizzard are proud parents of a bouncing, baby boy. Brett is UNCW's all-time leading scorer in basketball. Brett also served as WWAY's co-host of the Full Court Press during the 2010-2011 high school basketball season.... On Thursday we checked out two high school soccer games.... Plus more ! Full story...
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Rep. Hamilton, Harmati square off in WHQR political forum

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video From education to transportation to fracking, the NC House District 18 candidates took part in a WHQR Public Radio forum Thursday evening. Full story...
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Jury awards NC couple $1.7M in unborn son's death

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A jury has awarded a Charlotte couple $1.7 million in a lawsuit against a local restaurant in connection with a head-on collision that killed the couple's unborn son. Full story...
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Despite removing sign, Flip's owner still feuding with city

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video Less than a week after Flip's Bar-B-Que took down its half-century-old sign to comply with a city ordinance, the small business is facing another issue with the city. Church says a city code enforcement officer told him he needed clearance to remove the sign. Church says he's confused. Full story...
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NHRMC denies wrongdoing, settles discrimination suit

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center will pay $146,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) according to a release on the agency's website. The EEOC had charged that the hospital violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by prohibiting applicants and employees from working if they were taking legally prescribed narcotic medications. Full story...
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5 dead from rare meningitis, FDA warns against drug maker

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video An outbreak of a rare form of meningitis has spread to North Carolina. The fungal meningitis has been linked to contaminated steroid injections given for back pain. Full story...
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Teacher turnover up: 1 in 8 NC teachers left jobs

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The rate of North Carolina teachers leaving their jobs increased slightly last year to nearly one out of eight working in the classroom. Full story...
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Romney barrels out of first debate on offense

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Mitt Romney is barreling out of the first presidential debate energized by a solid performance that showed his determination to take it to President Barack Obama with gusto. Full story...
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12-year-old girl back with father in NC

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A Carteret County girl who was the focus of an Amber Alert last month is home with her father. Robert Lefevers says his daughter is doing well after going to Florida with a registered sex offender. Full story...
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Get dirty to make a difference

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Time is running out to register for this weekend's Combat Mud Run to benefit injured service members. All money raised stays local. Full story...
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Greensboro exhibit highlights presidential visits

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An exhibit about presidential visits to Greensboro is continuing at the city's historical museum through the day on which either President Barack Obama or former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will be inaugurated. Full story...
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