Archive - Jun 29, 2012
Hoops fellowship event tips off on Saturday
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 11:28pm.

Ashley High School graduate Quandrae Dixon wants to give back to his hometown. Dixon will be heading to Mongolia to continue his pro basketball career in the fall, yet he's putting on a two day basketball event this weekend in Wilmington.

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WWAY's Friday night sports - June 29
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 10:32pm.

video On Friday night the Wilmington Sharks ended the first half of the season in grand style. The Sharks reached double digits in runs for the second time this year. That's just one of our stories from Friday night's 11pm sports on WWAY.

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Southport considers cannon policy after man claims hearing damage
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 10:25pm.

video The firing of a historic cannon is a tradition in Southport. But after a man claimed he suffered permanent hearing damage from the cannon, the city is considering a new policy for future blasts.

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Brisson, Hill set to join Republicans to override Perdue's budget veto
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 10:14pm.

Republicans in the General Assembly will need some help from across the aisle to override Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of the state budget, and it looks like they may already have half the votes they need from our area.

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DA's interns drink to learn
Submitted by Asha Dave on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 10:12pm.

video A group of interns from our district attorney's office took part in what's called a wet lab. It's an opportunity to learn about the process of administering sobriety tests as well as what it's like to blow a .08 and actually perform the tests.

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Census shows Wilmington still on the grow
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 9:14pm.

Despite its slow recovery from the Great Recession, Wilmington continues to grow. The Port City’s population grew 1.7 percent, to 108,297 residents, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates.

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Wilmington Patriotic Concert changes venue due to heat
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 8:56pm.

The Wilmington Patriotic Concert scheduled for Sunday at 8 p.m. on the riverfront downtown is changing locations.

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McKeithan says goodbye to CFCC
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 6:07pm.

It's the end of an era at Cape Fear Community College. President Eric McKeithan said goodbye today. He heads off into retirement after nearly two decades on the job.

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