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Archive - Jun 1, 2012

Drowning at White Lake

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video Police say a man drowned in White Lake. Investigators say a 20-year-old from Lumberton was on vacation, when he went into the lake Friday afternoon and did not return to shore. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - June 1

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video It was a tough day for the UNCW baseball team. In round one of the NCAA Baseball Tournament, Vanderbilt stole eight bases on their way to an 8-2 win. The Whiteville Wolfpack took game one of the 2A state championship series. Jacob Long drove in all three runs in a 3-2 win over Randleman. Full story...
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McCrory ties to Duke Energy subject of NC TV ad

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A North Carolina political organization is running a new television commercial again trying to raise conflict-of-interest questions about Republican gubernatorial nominee Pat McCrory while Charlotte's mayor. Full story...
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AP-NC--Charlotte-Water Consumption Officials want to curb water use in Charlotte

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An energy-saving initiative is aiming at curbing water consumption in office buildings in downtown Charlotte by up to 20 percent over five years. Full story...
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Edwards advised to keep low profile before 2nd act

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After surviving his campaign corruption trial in North Carolina, John Edwards started talking about his future - about becoming a better father, helping children and the poor. Full story...
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Doc Watson funeral planned for Sunday in Deep Gap

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A funeral will be held for Doc Watson of Deep Gap, the Grammy Award-winning folk musician from the North Carolina mountains known for his flatpicking style of playing the guitar. Full story...
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UPDATE: NWS radar up and running; major upgrade complete

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video The upgrade is now finished, and the National Weather Service's radar in Shallotte is now state of the art. The new dual-polarization data should give meteorologists a better view of storms. Full story...
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Professionals to help Habitat build five homes in one week

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video The American Dream is coming true for future Habitat for Humanity homeowners. In Wilmington, the nonprofit group is building five houses in seven days. It's called the Home Builders Blitz. Full story...
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Anti-ballpark petition has other teams worried

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video At closer look, the petition against a taxpayer-funded ballpark is raising some eyebrows. City leaders say the petition, could affect established area teams, and those teams are worried, too. Full story...
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Bomb threat outside NC nuclear power plant false

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Officials at a nuclear power plant in Wake County say a bomb threat reported just outside the gates turned out to be false. Full story...
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NC man convicted in death of school board member

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A Raleigh man has been found guilty of first-degree murder and first-degree rape in the death of a member of the state Board of Education. Full story...
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3-Pepper and Black Bean Chili

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This week, local writer and chef Alicia Ross makes 3-Pepper and Black Bean Chili. Find out more about Alicia at www.KitchenScoop.com Full story...
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Elementary students get look at potential careers

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New Hanover County's Blair Elementary School held a Career Carnival today for third, fourth and fifth graders. The kids got a chance to ask people questions about their jobs to give them an idea of what the future may hold. Full story...
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Two arrested for golf course theft

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Brunswick County deputies have charged a Winnabow man and a teen for recent break-ins at Olde Fort Golf Course. Full story...
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Woman arrested after allegedly trying to eat drugs, man arrested on outstanding warrants

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The arrest of a man on several warrants landed a woman in jail after police say she tried to eat heroin. Full story...
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