Archive - Feb 2012
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Felon charged with Friday morning shooting
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 4:08pm.

videoSome scary moments at two Wilmington schools this morning. Classrooms were locked down as police looked for a man who fired shots down the street scattering five shells near the corner of 10th and Wooster Streets.

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FIRST ON 3: Attorney Woody White joins race for New Hanover Commission
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 3:48pm.

A third candidate has thrown his hat into the ring for New Hanover County Commission. Wilmington attorney Woody White is officially in the race. White filed today to run for one of the three open seats.

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"And the Winner is..." BEST SEAFOOD MARKET
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 3:04pm.

videoIn this week's "And the Winner is..." contest, we turn to the sea. Who do you think sells the best shrimp and the freshest fish? When it comes to seafood, which store schools the others? We want to know which is the BEST SEAFOOD MARKET on the Cape Fear coast. Here's how the votes are reelin' in (4 pm Thurs.):
Haag & Sons Seafood, Oak Island - 57%
Blackburn Bros. Seafood, Carolina Beach - 20%
Sea View Crab Company, Carolina Beach Rd., - 9%

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FIRST ON 3: Weather threat postpones high school basketball games
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 2:32pm.

West Bladen was supposed to host Burlington Cummings in a third round boys state playoff game. WWAY has learned the Alamance-Burlington Schools superintendent has refused to let the team travel because of severe weather watches and warnings across the state. The West Columbus boys basketball team won't be hitting the road on Friday either.

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NCAA moves kickoffs to 35-yard line

Kickoffs in major college football will move from the 30 to the 35-yard line next season, a change intended to keep players safer. Full story...
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Miracle diet pill? A safe drug is elusive
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 1:08pm.

The battle of the bulge has been a big, fat failure for US drugmakers. But that hasn't stopped them from trying.

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Biden touts community colleges in NC visit
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 12:57pm.

Vice President Joe Biden is visiting a community college in North Carolina and says the Obama administration sees such schools as the main path to the middle class for millions of Americans.

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Ex-principal charged with sexual exploitation
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 11:17am.

The former principal of a western North Carolina charter school has been arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor after police say he received sexual videos of a 12-year-old girl.

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