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Archive - Mar 1, 2012

Tense Police standoff has safe ending

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It was a tense scene in Wilmington for several hours as police were involved in a standoff near Greenfield Lake. Police say it all began as a domestic assault and escalated from there. Investigators say a woman was assaulted at a home on 1314 south 7th street. She was transported to the hospital. Full story...
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WWAY'S Thursday night sports - March 1; New Hanover holds off Millbrook in state playoffs

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video The New Hanover Wildcats survived a sloppy night on the basketball court on Thursday at the 4-A East Regionals in Fayetteville. New Hanover will play Hoke County in the finals of 4-A East Regionals on Saturday... UNCW junior forward Keith Rendleman earned First Team All-CAA honors on Thursday night. Click here for more details. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: 41 years later, Vietnam vet reunites with war buddy feared dead

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video A Brunswick County veteran had a very special reunion recently with who he long thought was a fallen comrade. Jim Milstead was a riverboat officer in Vietnam. Last month he met up with a friend he thought died more than 40 years ago. Full story...
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Investigators wait for information in death of child on school bus

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video New details in the death of an eight-year-old special needs student at school yesterday. Police say an autopsy was performed on Jamiah Batts this morning. Full story...
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Family still waiting for details on UNCW student's death

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video New details about a UNCW student found dead in his apartment last week. Although we still do not know exactly what killed freshman Bryce Scott, we have new details on how he was found. A call to New Hanover County Dispatch Friday morning came from a father looking for answers. Wallace Scott called to report his son Bryce missing just a day before the UNCW student's 19th birthday. Full story...
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New law aims at keeping prescription drugs off the streets

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video Prescription drugs have become a threat. That's the message from law enforcement officers today. They came together to talk about a new law that could affect your next trip to the pharmacy. Full story...
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Suspicious death of child under investigation in Shallotte

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Investigators in Brunswick County are looking into the suspicious death of a three-year-old child. Full story...
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Marine charged with crash that knocked out power

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A Jacksonville Marine is in jail charged in a drunk driving crash that left people in the dark. Highway Patrol charged Sean Henry Brant with DWI. Full story...
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Who made the All-WWAY First Team?

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video The high school basketball season is winding down. It's a perfect time to announce the All-WWAY team for high school hoops. Full story...
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Wash. caucuses last GOP stop before Super Tuesday

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The last test for Republican presidential contenders before Super Tuesday next week is Washington, a solidly Democratic state known for its mountain ranges, good coffee and independent-minded voters. Full story...
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NC school board OKs fall open for 9 new charters

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Nine new charter schools are headed for August openings, the first since North Carolina lawmakers removed a 100-school statewide limit last year. Full story...
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NC early-ed panel pulls back on recommendations

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A North Carolina legislative committee has scaled back recommendations for changing the state's prekindergarten program, but not before the debate shifted to the scope of poverty in the state. Full story...
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Judge sets April trial date in John Edwards case

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The federal trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards is now scheduled to begin in April. Full story...
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Charlotte police identify man shot at complex

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Charlotte police have identified a man who was shot and killed at an apartment complex earlier this week. Full story...
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Billy Graham association laying off nearly 50

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The Charlotte-based Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is laying off nearly 50 workers, or about 10 percent of its staff, as it shifts focus to its online ministry and other initiatives. Full story...
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