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Archive - Apr 2012

Reward offered after decapitated sea turtle found at Pleasure Island

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video A reward is being offered after an endangered sea turtle was found dead at Carolina Beach. What has some people up in arms, is what may have happened to creature. Someone found the young Kemp's Ridley sea turtle Tuesday along the sand underneath Snow's Cut Bridge. Its head was missing. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: Early voting underway in NC

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Early voting is underway in North Carolina. Now through May 5 you can vote early at different One-Stop Voting locations around the area. Full story...
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CFCC students raise money through annual plant sale

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Tomorrow you have the chance to spruce up your garden while supporting local students. Cape Fear Community College hosts its annual plant sale at the North Campus. Full story...
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Wilmington Police looking for man who stole from Best Buy

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Wilmington Police are looking for help identifying a man they say stole from Best Buy at 309 S. College Road last month. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Man charged with assaulting CFCC pres. accused with attack in jail

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The man accused of assaulting the president of Cape Fear Community College is in more trouble. Full story...
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Fire call to Thalian turns out to be misunderstanding

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If you saw firefighters at Thalian Hall on your way to work this morning, it was all one big misunderstanding. Full story...
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Wilmington couple gets federal prison sentence

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A Wilmington couple will spend years behind bars on federal drug and firearms charges. A federal judge sentenced Maurice Lott to more than eight years and Jessica Lott to more than two years after they pleaded guilty in January. Full story...
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Early voting starts today

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Election Day may still be more than two weeks away, but the polls are set to open in North Carolina. One-Stop Voting starts Thursday. Full story...
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NC lawmakers prepare to hear from superintendents

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Members of the General Assembly are bringing in North Carolina school superintendents to speak about the effects of spending cuts in this year's budget and what they'd like to have for next year. Full story...
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SBI marks 75th anniversary with open house

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The State Bureau of Investigation is commemorating its 75th anniversary this year, and is inviting the public to see its offices. Full story...
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Three found shot to death outside Fayetteville

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Cumberland County sheriff's deputies are investigating the shooting deaths of three people outside Fayetteville. Full story...
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Pedestrian killed near Isabel Holmes Bridge

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We're learning more this morning about the accident that left one person dead after an accident on Highway 421 near the Isabel Holmes Bridge. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - April 18

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video Wednesday night's sports segment featured high school baseball action between Whiteville and defending 1A state champion East Columbus. We also checked out two area high school soccer matches. South Columbus tied East Columbus 1-1, while Whiteville shutout North Brunswick 7-0. We also took a look at some local boys tennis action between Cape Fear Academy and Laney High School. Full story...
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FBI steps in to investigate Chadbourn shooting death, neighbor relives tragic day

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video Jasmine Thar was shot and killed outside of a Chadbourn home last December and nearly four months later no one has been arrested. The shooter claims it was an accident, but now state and federal investigators are involved. Full story...
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Gubernatorial candidates debate ahead of Thursday's early voting

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The three leading Democratic candidates for North Carolina governor spent less time criticizing each other in their third and final live televised debate and more trying to reach out to voters as the early-voting period for the May 8 primary begins Thursday. Full story...
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