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Archive - Jan 2012

State police investigate Durham police shooting

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The State Bureau of Investigation is looking into a shooting by Durham police officers earlier this week. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Jan. 25

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video On Wednesday night the Old Dominion Monarchs defeated UNCW at Trask Coliseum 53-48. Both teams were ice cold in the first half. The Monarchs shot 50% in the second half though. That turned out to be one of the differences as UNCW falls to ODU. We have highlights from this game on Wednesday's sports. Plus, we've got action from the Brunswick Community College win over Cape Fear Community College. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington couple sues over value of dog's life

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video The North Carolina Court of Appeals has waded into a legal tussle over the wrongful death of a Jack Russell terrier named Laci. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach mayor, school board chair disagree on sales tax increase plan

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videoGov. Bev Perdue’s proposed sales tax increase to help fund public education has made her unpopular with many voters. However, mayors throughout the state, including a few in our area are banning together in support of the tax increase. Full story...
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McCrory prepares for hometown campaign

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Former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory will campaign in earnest for North Carolina governor starting next week in the county where he spent much of his childhood. Full story...
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Funding approved for Carolina Beach dredging project

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Congressman Mike McIntyre's office announced today Carolina Beach is one step closer getting much-needed dredging. Full story...
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Laney wrestler breaks 21 year old record with 5 second pin

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videoIn wrestling the name of the game is beat your opponent. Getting a pin is even better, especially when it's a record pin. A Laney junior broke a long standing 21 year old wrestling record in New Hanover County over the weekend. Full story...
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ECU will start football series with BYU

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The BYU Cougars are coming to North Carolina. The ECU Pirates will host Brigham Young in 2017. This will mark BYU's first appearance in North Carolina for a football game. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: Civitas Poll - Romney leads Obama in NC

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A new Civitas Institute poll shows Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney leading Democratic incumbent Barack Obama by nine percent among North Carolina voters. Full story...
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Travelers get high shine and Seahawk pride at ILM

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UNCW school spirit is soaring at Wilmington International Airport. Shoeshiner Anthony Nixon is now sporting some Seahawk pride. Full story...
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CFPUA crews stop million-gallon sewage spill

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videoSewage spills are nothing new in Wilmington, but the latest accident off River Road is especially significant because of its size. The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority estimates there were between one and two million gallons of waste released into the county tidal creek. Full story...
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Flights between Port City, Windy City grounded; future up in the air

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videoWhat went wrong? A few weeks ago hope soared that American Airlines filing for bankruptcy in November would not affect travelers at Wilmington International Airport. But Tuesday night, airport leaders got the phone call. Full story...
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UNC's Stilman White used to be a "big-school hater"

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Stilman White spent nearly half of his childhood growing up in Wilmington, but he was never much of a Tar Heels basketball fan. Full story...
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Carolinas Cement statement on ICF International study on Titan Cement

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The conclusions cited in a recent study from ICF International on the potential health impacts of the proposed Carolinas Cement plant are fundamentally flawed for three reasons... Full story...
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WHA, Sparks trial delayed

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Another delay in the trial involving the Wilmington Housing Authority and a former City Council member. Full story...
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