Archive - Jun 27, 2012
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - June 27
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 10:34pm.

video On Wednesday night we featured championship day at the Fred Lynch Invitational Basketball Tournament in New Hanover County. Cari Blalock's third attempt this week at the US Olympic Trials came up a bit short, but Blalock is having a great week in the pool nonetheless. Plus, one of the Wilmington Hammerheads best players is staying until the end of the season

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Two local NFL players will hold free football camps in July
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 10:29pm.

Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Jay Ross will hold a free football camp in Wilmington on July 14. Oakland Raider defensive lineman Desmond Bryant will hold a free football camp on July 14 in Elizabethtown.

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NC committee OKs bill that gives felons new start
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 9:00pm.

The Senate Rules Committee has approved a bill that would allow some felons in North Carolina to get a fresh start.

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NC dentist group, office managers reach agreement
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 8:58pm.

An expensive legislative fight between a professional organization for North Carolina dentists and companies that help manage dental practices has ended for now with legislation both sides say is a good step forward.

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NC House approves amendments to water laws
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 8:56pm.

A bill requiring cities to provide water and sewer service to all property owners within their urban growth areas has been approved in the North Carolina House.

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Man arrested for refusing to cooperate with authorities
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 8:54pm.

Brunswick County Deputies responded to a call from a man threatening to harm himself and others. Deputies arrived at the home of Jimmy Lee Frink, 55, from Calabash.

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NC Senate wants lawmakers to change schedule
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 8:53pm.

There's a move afoot again in the Senate to adjust the North Carolina General Assembly's schedule in the name of efficiency.

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Montford Point Marines receive nation's highest civilian honor
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 6:49pm.

videoDecades after Montford Point at Camp Lejeune closed its doors, hundreds of black Marines who trained there received a major recognition Wednesday. After more than 60 years, about 400 Marines were honored with the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington, DC, and a handful of those are from right here in the Port City.

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