Archive - Jun 28, 2012
WWAY's Thursday night sports - June 28
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 10:31pm.

video On Thursday night our sports coverage featured the NBA Draft. The Charlotte Bobcats decided to keep the overall #2 pick. In a bit of a surprise the Bobcats selected Kentucky forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. On Thursday Wilmington swimmer Cari Blalock completed her week at the US Olympic Trials. She didn't make Team USA, but Blalock had a great week in the pool. Plus, we found out there's an opening for an athletic director at a high school in Columbus County.

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Young adults react to health care law tax
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 9:37pm.

video One of the more popular parts of President Obama's health care law upheld by the Supreme Court Thursday is the measure allowing adults up until the age of 25 coverage under their parents plan. However, once they turn 26, young adults will be forced to buy their own insurance or be hit with a potentially big new tax.

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NC child dies after being left in hot car
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 7:49pm.

North Carolina health officials say a 2-year-old child has died after being left in a hot car, the first such death in the state since 2009

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Census shows Durham now NC's 4th-largest city
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 7:40pm.

Figures from the U.S. Census Bureau say Durham has squeaked past Winston-Salem by 867 people to become North Carolina's fourth-largest city.

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NC lottery reports record transfer to education
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 7:38pm.

The North Carolina state lottery has again generated a record amount of money to the state for public education.

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UNC Health Care board changed in finalized bill
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 7:37pm.

The General Assembly has agreed to give more authority to the University of North Carolina system's governing board in choosing who will oversee its state hospital system.

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Soldier killed, 2 wounded in Fort Bragg shooting
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 5:46pm.

Officials say one soldier was shot and killed and two others wounded at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.

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State leaders react to Supreme Court health care law decision
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 4:44pm.

President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his health care overhaul is a "victory for people all over the country" and will make their lives more secure. Meanwhile leaders across North Carolina are responding to the US Supreme Court's ruling upholding health care reform legislation.

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