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Archive - Nov 8, 2012

WWAY's Thursday night sports - Nov. 8

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video On Thursday on WWAY we provided a detailed preview of the 2012-13 basketball season opener for the UNCW men's basketball team. Buzz Peterson's squad opens the season at home on Sunday afternoon against the UNC Asheville Bulldogs.... On Thursday we also looked at some of the second round high school football playoff games that will be played on Friday... Plus more ! Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach police to get body cameras

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video Wrightsville Beach Police will soon be watching you a little closer. The town's Board of Aldermen approved about $4,000 to purchase eighteen personal body cameras for police officers. Full story...
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Catlin's election to NC House leaves vacant seat on county commission

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video The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will soon see a whirlwind of change. As two new commissioners wait to be sworn in, another is leaving, which means another seat is up for grabs. Full story...
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Appliance parts plant closing to cut 620 NC jobs

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About 620 workers will lose their jobs when a North Carolina factory that makes electrical connectors for household appliances shuts down in 2013. It is one of the state's largest announced layoffs this year. Full story...
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NC investor pleads guilty in mail fraud scheme

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A North Carolina real estate investor has pleaded guilty in federal court in connection with a scheme involving public real estate foreclosure auctions. Full story...
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NC House Republican members seeking leaders' jobs

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North Carolina House Republicans are lining up to run for the chamber's top offices and to lead a GOP caucus that grew significantly on Election Day. Full story...
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Work continues on NC Highway 12 after nor'easter

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Crews from the N.C. Department of Transportation are looking at the impacts of the nor'easter on parts of N.C. Highway 12 that were already damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
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Player of the Week: Tai Apisa

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videoWe've been honoring high school football standouts since the middle of August. Tonight is our last of the season. WWAY's John Rendleman has our Farm Bureau Insurance at Mayfaire Player of the Week. It's Hoggard's Tai Apisa. Full story...
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Funeral arrangements set for 'Local News Review' co-owner Mike Leggett

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videoMike Leggett, a co-owner and reporter for Leland's "Local News Review" newspaper died last night after a brief illness. Full story...
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Shark washes up on Bald Head Island

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Folks on Bald Head Island got quite a surprise on the beach today: a dead, six-foot long shark. The Village of Bald Head Island posted a photo of the big fish on its Facebook page. Full story...
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