Archive - Nov 21, 2012
Art Ginsburg, the delightfully dorky television chef known as Mr. Food, dies at 81
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 11:33pm.

video He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer just over a year ago and died Wednesday. The cancer had gone into remission following early treatments and surgery, but returned earlier this month.

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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Nov. 21
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 11:03pm.

videoWednesday on WWAY we checked out the UNCW men's basketball team in Big Ten country. The Seahawks had the lead until a buzzer beater right before halftime against Purdue. The South Columbus Stallions are getting ready for another high school football state playoff game, and more!

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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington sailor charts new course
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 10:28pm.

video As everyone prepares to sit down with family and friends for Thanksgiving, one man says he's thankful to be alive this year. We first introduced you to Greg Frucci last year, a Wilmington sailor who has defied nature and even death. He risked everything to sail alone hundreds of miles across the Atlantic at the start of hurricane season.

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Travelers hit the road for Thanksgiving
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 6:00pm.

video Whether it’s by plane, train, or automobile, millions of Americans will be traveling this Thanksgiving making it the busiest travel weekend of the year.

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Wilmington to remove oak trees in Market Street canopy
Submitted by Matt Ray on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 5:52pm.

video Wilmington City Council voted unanimously to remove 25 of the oaks trees that make up the Market Street canopy as you enter downtown.

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6 workers leave Caldwell County sheriff's office
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 3:54pm.

Six employees of the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office have resigned from their posts following an internal investigation. Sheriff Alan Jones hasn't identified the six workers, and said he won't go into detail about the focus of the investigation or what it revealed. The News-Topic of Lenoir reported that the probe linked the sheriff's office to an incident at another agency, leading to the resignations.

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2 charged after toddler beaten, sexually assaulted
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 3:51pm.

Authorities have charged two people after they say a 2-year-old child was beaten and sexually assaulted at a babysitter's house in Tarboro. The Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office said 41-year-old Cirilo Torido-Bastida of Macclesfield faces two counts of forcible sex offense and one count of assault inflicting serious bodily injury. He is jailed under an $855,000 secured bond.

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NC park at Pilot Mountain reopens after fire
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 3:49pm.

Pilot Mountain State Park is reopening after a fire this month that burned about 675 acres. The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Wednesday that the park in Surry County reopened even as mop-up efforts continue. The principal overlook at Little Pinnacle, the climbing area and some trails remain off-limits to visitors and some damaged trees near the mountain's summit are being removed.

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