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Archive - Oct 8, 2012

WWAY's Monday night sports - Oct. 8

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video On Monday night on WWAY we garnered reaction from Jimbo Fisher on NC State's upset win in college football over the weekend.... We took a look back at Roman Gabriel's big night in Raleigh on Friday.... We checked in with UNC head basketball Roy Williams... Plus more ! Full story...
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Butler addresses comments about Berger's state of mind

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At a candidate forum Monday night hosted by 91.3fm WHQR, Democratic candidate for NC Senate District 9 Deb Butler addressed her recent comment at another debate, in which she referred to County Commissioner Brian Berger's state of mind as "mentally challenged." Full story...
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Tensions run high between Butler, Goolsby at candidate forum

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video The candidates for NC Senate District 9, incumbent Republican Thom Goolsby and Democratic challenger Deb Butler, wasted no time trading jabs at a forum Tuesday night hosted by 91.3fm WHQR. Full story...
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Evicted from home, questions arise about Berger's residency

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video Last week New Hanover County Commissioners questioned the residency of the Republican Party's nominee to fill an empty seat on the board. But the residency of current County Commissioner Brian Berger is also in question. Full story...
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Convention Center parking jam leads to review

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The Wilmington Convention Center’s management is proposing parking changes following a recent bottleneck that delayed hundreds trying to exit the parking garage. Full story...
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McIntyre says 75% of area mayors support him

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As the battle for North Carolina's 7th Congressional District seat continues, Rep. Mike McIntyre released a list of local leaders who support his reelection. McIntyre says 75 percent of the mayors in the 7th District have endorsed him in his race against Republican David Rouzer. Full story...
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Final phase of N. 3rd Street renovation starts next week

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Starting next Tuesday, October 16, milling and resurfacing (the final phase of the North 3rd Street project) will cause intermittent delays on 3rd Street from Market Street to the MLK Parkway. This operation will be underway until mid-December. Full story...
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House speaker, 2 senators working in NC for Romney

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Republican congressional heavyweights are coming to North Carolina this week to campaign for Mitt Romney. Romney's campaign said Monday that Arizona Sen. John McCain and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham will attend veteran-themed events Tuesday in Cary and Fayetteville. Graham will hold a similar event Tuesday evening in Wilmington. Full story...
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Romney planning campaign visit Thursday to NC

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Mitt Romney is coming to battleground North Carolina for the first time in almost two months. The Republican presidential nominee's campaign said Monday that Romney will visit Asheville on Thursday. Full story...
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NC settles Medicaid fraud case against drug maker

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North Carolina will reap almost $16 million from a national Medicaid fraud settlement involving one of the nation's largest drug makers. Full story...
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Steroid-related meningitis cases rise to 105

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Health officials say the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 105 cases. The number of deaths rose by one to eight, with another fatality in Tennessee. Full story...
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Perdue says she's proud of voter ID veto

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North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue says vetoing a bill that would have required photo identification to vote at the polls is one of her proudest accomplishments as governor. Full story...
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Roy Williams talks about health scare, upcoming season during Wilmington visit

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video Believe it or not, college basketball season starts this weekend with the first practice of the year. That's welcome news for UNC coach Roy Williams. He's spent the last month dealing with a cancer scare. Full story...
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Two arrested after library break-in

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Two men are charged with a break-in at the Pender County Library in Hampstead. Full story...
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Wilmington looks at connector streets to help ease traffic

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video The Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold three meetings this month on an ongoing project to develop a network of collector streets to help manage traffic in the city. Full story...
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