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Archive - Nov 2012

FIRST ON 3: Owner of closed downtown restaurant arrested for DWI

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video Wrightsville Beach Police arrested the owner of the now closed Deluxe restaurant overnight. Scott Haulman is charged with carrying a concealed weapon, DWI, having an open bottle of alcohol in his car, driving on a revoked license and ... urinating in public, according to a police spokesperson. Full story...
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Trailing in vote, Rouzer joins Congressional class photo in DC

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video He trails Rep. Mike McIntyre in the vote count, but David Rouzer was in Washington, DC, today for orientation for new members of Congress. The Republican even took part in a class photo of Congressional freshmen. Full story...
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$1,000 reward offered in Brunswick Co. murder

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video Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram has announced a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction for the murder of Linnie Mae Ward. The 86-year-old was found dead in her home in the Longwood Community Tuesday. Full story...
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This Day in NC History: Peter Stuart Ney confesses to be Napoleon’s closest aide

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On November 15, 1846, Peter Stuart Ney, a teacher from Rowan County, is said to have made a deathbed confession that he was, in fact, Napoleon Bonaparte’s most trusted commander, Marshal Michel Ney. Marshal Ney was rumored to have escaped execution in 1815 and fled to America. Full story...
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NC to build state-federal online insurance market

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North Carolina's version of a new one-stop shop to help people buy affordable health insurance will be run partly by the state and partly by the federal government. Full story...
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'Pinterest with a Purpose' turns social network into social good

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video This weekend women can join together to stand up for a cause, while sitting down to craft. You can head to Life Community Church from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday with your favorite Pinterest appetizer in hand to share. Full story...
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Four face alcohol charges after underage party

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North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement agents charged four people following an investigation of a Castle Hayne house party Sept. 22 where two people were stabbed. Charges were filed during the past two weeks and included multiple counts of aiding and abetting an underage person in the consumption of alcohol. Full story...
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Asheville police officer charged with child abuse

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An Asheville police officer has been charged with misdemeanor child abuse after investigators found bruises on a child after a spanking. Full story...
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NC family of teen who fell to death in Mass. sues

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The family of a teen who fell from the wheel well of a jet in a Boston suburb two years ago is suing Charlotte, its airport and US Airways. Full story...
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NC man charged in driver's license scam

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A North Carolina man has been accused of taking money from people and promising to obtain driver's licenses for them. Full story...
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Suspect connected to delivery driver murder back in jail

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Marvin White was charged with armed robbery in connection with the murder of Chinese delivery driver Zehn Bo Liu in June. Now police say he's in trouble again. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Nov. 14

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video On Wednesday on WWAY we checked out a national letter of intent signing ceremony at Laney High School.... We took more than a sneak peak at a high school basketball jamboree involving five area teams at Ashley High School.... Football playoff action returns in two more nights. We've got that covered with a preview... Plus more ! Full story...
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Reduced Carolina Beach town council looking for replacements

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video Mayor Pro Tem Steve Shuttleworth says Planning and Development Director Ed Parvin will act as the town manager for a few days as council looks for a more permanent replacement. The reduced Carolina Beach Town Council says they are looking for candidates to fill the three newly vacated leadership positions. Full story...
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NC trooper's cruiser hits, kills 80-year-old man

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An N.C. Highway Patrol trooper is on administrative duty after the patrol cruiser he was driving hit and killed an 80-year-old Clinton man. Patrol spokesman Sgt. Jeff Gordon said Trooper Emory T. Brown was driving north on N.C. 242 near Salemburg Tuesday night when his vehicle struck Ottis Parker as he crossed the road. Full story...
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Closed section of NC 12 reopens to some traffic

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N.C. 12 on Pea Island is open again to four-wheel-drive vehicles, but authorities warn that rapidly changing weather conditions could force them to close it again with little notice. State Department of Transportation engineer Jerry Jennings says high tides and strong winds could force another closure of the road. Full story...
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