Archive - Oct 4, 2012
WWAY's Thursday night sports - Oct. 4
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 10:37pm.

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 !

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Rep. Hamilton, Harmati square off in WHQR political forum
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 10:14pm.

video From education to transportation to fracking, the NC House District 18 candidates took part in a WHQR Public Radio forum Thursday evening.

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Jury awards NC couple $1.7M in unborn son's death
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 5:44pm.

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.

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Despite removing sign, Flip's owner still feuding with city
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 4:00pm.

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.

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NHRMC denies wrongdoing, settles discrimination suit
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 3:08pm.

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.

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5 dead from rare meningitis, FDA warns against drug maker
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 2:22pm.

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.

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Teacher turnover up: 1 in 8 NC teachers left jobs
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 2:13pm.

The rate of North Carolina teachers leaving their jobs increased slightly last year to nearly one out of eight working in the classroom.

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Romney barrels out of first debate on offense
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 8:26am.

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.

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