Archive - Jun 26, 2012
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NC NAACP president focuses on past violence
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 10:38pm.

NC NAACP President Rev. William Barber was in Wilmington Tuesday night specifically to address the issue of the Wilmington 10 and the incident that led to their arrest four decades ago. We asked the Reverend about a current issue in the Port City and what guidance he would offer the community and young people in light of six young men arrested in connection to the robbery and murder of a Chinese food delivery man.

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Wilmington 10 members, NAACP hold rally in support of pardons
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 10:28pm.

video Members of the NAACP and Wilmington 10 rallied Tuesday night in support of pardons for the group, seeking to collect 100,000 petition signatures. But one former Wilmington Police officer says there are questions that still need to be answered.

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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - June 26; Gottfried rolls into Wilmington with the Wolfpack
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 10:12pm.

video The Wolfpack Caravan rolled into Wilmington on Tuesday night. WWAY was there in order to get the latest scoop from NC State men's basketball coach Mark Gottfried. On top of that our sports on Tuesday night featured baseball highlights from the Wilmington Sharks vs. Team USA.

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Roy Williams reflects on Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 10:08pm.

One of North Carolina's beloved icons, Roy Williams, is featured in the cover story of the July issue of Wrightsville Beach Magazine. The UNC basketball coach tends to let his guard down in Wrightsville Beach. He loves to walk the beach and "The Loop".

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Supreme Court Rulings-NC
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 9:36pm.

There are more offenders in North Carolina prisons serving mandatory life-without-parole sentences for killings committed when they were young than state correction officials initially announced this week after a U.S. Supreme Court decision.

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NC Sen. Jones says he's being treated for cancer
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 9:34pm.

A North Carolina state senator diagnosed with cancer says he still anticipates running for re-election in November if he retains his health.

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El Paso moves forward with $50M minor league ballpark
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 4:54pm.

As the debate continues over whether to build a minor league baseball stadium in Wilmington, other cities tackle similar decisions. El Paso, TX, is the latest to decide to make the investment.

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ONLY ON 3: As Wilmington 10 seek pardons, former cop wants whole story retold
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 4:49pm.

video Members of the NAACP and the Wilmington 10 rally tonight in support of pardons for the group. More than 40 years after Mike's Grocery on South 6th Street was fire bombed, a former Wilmington Police officer says there is another side of the story that is not being told.

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Daughtry's life is one full of stories
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 3:55pm.

video He's the former owner of Daughtry's Old Books downtown, and Dick Daughtry has quite the story of his own, from serving in World War II to running marathons at age 91.

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With baseball out of Olympics, Team USA prepares for Honkball
Submitted by Jesse Jones on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 3:37pm.

Team USA is in town. The Wilmington Sharks will step out of Coastal Plain League play tonight to host the Collegiate National Team at Buck Hardee Field.

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