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Archive - Oct 2012

Perdue issues State of Emergency ahead of Sandy

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Gov. Bev Perdue has issued a State of Emergency for eastern North Carolina as Hurricane Sandy heads north toward the coast. The declaration goes into effect Saturday for 33 eastern North Carolina counties. A tropical storm warning is in effect from Nags Head to the South Carolina border. Full story...
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UNC releases documents as part of settlement

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has released documents outlining violations by football players for receiving improper benefits as part of a settlement to end a public-records fight over information from an NCAA investigation into the program. Full story...
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CFCC hosts fuel-efficient car show

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video Cape Fear Community College hosted a somewhat different car show today. Instead of powerful engines and custom paint jobs, the vehicles were judged on economical and environmental performance. Full story...
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Children's Museum hosts early trick-or-treating

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video Hurricane Sandy isn't going to ruin the weekend for some tots around the area. Halloween started a little early for some younger princesses and super heroes this morning at the Children's Museum of Wilmington. Full story...
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Oklahoma State takes first round lead in Landfall Tradition

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video Update: The first round of the 11th Annual Landfall Tradition is complete. The second round started on Saturday, but the golfers were unable to finish the second round due to foul weather. Play on Sunday is tentatively set to begin at 9:30 a.m. Full story...
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Cape Fear Fair & Expo keeping eye on Sandy forecast

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video Organizers at the Cape Fear Fair & Expo are keeping a close watch on how Hurricane Sandy impacts the weather this weekend. For now, though, the fair is scheduled to be open tonight for Midnight Madness, which runs until 2 a.m. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: November Outlook

November already?

More details on Figure 8 drowning

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Previously unreported details released during an interview with the lead investigator, R.W. Beasley, on Thursday provides the clearest explanation yet for how Benjamin Williamson died in what authorities ruled an accidental death. Full story...
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New trial set for NC man in woman's death

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A judge in Gastonia says the jurors will be chosen from another county for the retrial for a North Carolina man in the death of a woman whose body was found in South Carolina. Full story...
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2 NC bands chosen for London New Year's parade

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Two high school bands from North Carolina will be taking part in the New Year's Day parade in London in 2014. Full story...
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Democrats send Jesse Jackson, Alicia Keys to NC

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Rev. Jesse Jackson visits university campuses in Durham and Chapel Hill, and singer Alicia Keys in Greensboro and Raleigh to promote early voting efforts Friday. Full story...
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12-year-old NC boy dies getting on school bus

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A 12-year-old Harnett County boy has died after he was struck and killed while trying to get on a school bus. Full story...
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Halloween costumes on a budget

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videoWhether you're a procrastinator or trying to stay within a budget, 'Good Morning Carolina' has last-minute costume ideas for you. Full story...
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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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