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Archive - Dec 11, 2012

FIRST ON 3: Hear woman's call to 911 demanding $300k to end chase

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videoA woman sent deputies on a high speed chase overnight in Supply, and asks 911 for $300,000 to pull over. Full story...
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Teen warns others against drinking and driving after fatal crash

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video A Robeson county teen is speaking out after pleading guilty to misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in a car wreck that killed her father. In exchange for the plea, prosecutors dropped a DWI charge against Brianna Galloway, 18. Full story...
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Nursing home for NC veterans opens with Perdue

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video A nursing home for North Carolina military veterans mostly built with money from the federal economic stimulus program is opening in Kinston. Full story...
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StarNews: New Hanover school board will consider $284M bond

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video A possible bond referendum for New Hanover County Schools got a price tag and projects Tuesday. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Dec. 11

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videoOn Tuesday on WWAY we checked out high school basketball action from around the region. This includes the first victory of the season for the South Columbus Stallions, another win this month for 2-A North Brunswick over 4-A Laney and a snapped losing streak by the defending 4-A state champion New Hanover Wildcats. Wilmington's Jay Ross is back on an NFL active roster. Former Hoggard standout Jonathan Cooper keeps raking in post season awards. Full story...
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Man opens fire on holiday shoppers in mall

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video Police say a young man opened fire in a crowded mall of holiday shoppers in a suburb of Portland, Oregon. The gunman killed two people before dying of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Full story...
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Prosecutor files motion in Peterson murder case

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State prosecutors are arguing that the murder conviction of Durham novelist Michael Peterson should be reinstated. WRAL-TV reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/UueEca) the state Attorney General's Office has appealed a judge's decision last year that granted Peterson a new trial in the December 2001 death of his wife, Kathleen. Full story...
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Meteorologist Tim Buckley visits Hurricane Sandy damage

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video WWAY Meteorologist Tim Buckley will always be a student of weather, and he never misses a chance to study what he loves doing most. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Bob Lewis named Carolina Beach Mayor

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video There was a promotion Tuesday night at Carolina Beach town hall, but shockingly it was none of the five candidates interviewing for the open town council seats. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Charles Gore

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video This week's Teacher of the Week is nearing retirement for the second time. Before diving into life as a second grade teacher, he spent more than 20 years in the military. Good Morning Carolina anchor Ashley Jacobs met him out at Carolina Beach Elementary School. Full story...
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City pulls student film's permit after questions about nudity

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videoThe City of Wilmington has revoked a film permit from a group of UNCW students, saying the shoot would be too racy for the city streets. Now the students are left wondering how the city decides how far is too far. Full story...
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Perdue looking for NC group home funding solution

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Gov. Bev Perdue says she's aiming to find a solution to ensure 2,000 people living in group homes across North Carolina will keep their place to live without her calling legislators back to Raleigh at the holidays. Full story...
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2 NC, 1 SC school districts get US reform funds

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Two North Carolina school districts and one in South Carolina are among 16 nationwide to land federal funds in the first time competitive federal Race to the Top grants have gone directly to local school leaders. Full story...
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Perdue, McCrory to visit NC military bases Friday

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Gov. Bev Perdue and Gov.-elect Pat McCrory are going to visit North Carolina military bases together this week to build relationships between the incoming governor and installation and community leaders. Full story...
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Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Forest getting sworn in early

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Dan Forest isn't waiting until North Carolina's public inauguration to become North Carolina's next lieutenant governor. Full story...
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