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Archive - Jul 13, 2012

WWAY's Friday night sports - July 13

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video On Friday night we featured the Jay Ross All-Star Charity Basketball Game. Ross and several NFL players faced the Wilmington PD in a charity basketball. We checked out the action and we certainly took advantage of the opportunity to talk with the pros. This included Wilmington's Connor Barth.... On Friday we also featured a no-hitter in American Legion Baseball.... Plus, Whiteville native Chris Wilcox has agreed to remain with the NBA Boston Celtics for one more season. Full story...
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Jack Batson resigns as Belville mayor

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video Belville has a new mayor, effective Friday night. Jack Batson stepped down and Mayor Pro-tem Mike Allen stepped up. Full story...
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Wilmington man recounts life in Nazi Germany

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video Many of us have only read about it in history books, but one Wilmington man actually lived in Germany while Hitler was in power. Fortunately, Alfred Schnog fled before the Holocaust. Full story...
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Kure Beach now considering smoking ban

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video First Wrightsville, then Carolina, and now Kure. All of New Hanover County’s beaches are considering putting a smoking ban in place. Full story...
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StarNewsOnline: Man wanted in Wilmington murder arrested

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video A man charged in a murder outside a Wilmington convenience store was captured about noon Friday by the U.S. Marshals Service. Full story...
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VA fines Navy doc for bringing brain home

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A Navy doctor who let his children handle the brain of a service member and his wife photograph the organ has been fined and faces disciplinary action. Full story...
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Turnout still low as early voting for 2nd Primary nears end

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Early voting in the Second Primary election ends at 1 p.m. tomorrow. Turnout so far has been extremely low. Full story...
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NC mercury air emissions down in coal plants

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A state study shows that mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants in North Carolina have gone down 70 percent in the last decade. Full story...
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Ann Romney to visit Greensboro for private event

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The wife of the Republican presidential candidate will visit Greensboro next week. Full story...
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UNC spent $467K in legal fees on NCAA probe

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North Carolina amassed more than $467,000 in legal fees to outside firms from June 2010 through October 2011 due to an NCAA investigation into the football program. Full story...
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NC Republicans vastly outraise state Democrats

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North Carolina Democrats are losing the fundraising battle by a wide margin with less than four months to go until the general election. Full story...
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Neighbors save woman from apartment fire

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video Investigators say an apartment fire off Wrightsville Avenue last night quickly filled the home with smoke, with one woman still inside. Before firefighters could arrive, neighbors jumped to action. Full story...
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'Flocking' friends helps raise money for beach wheelchairs

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video You could wake up to find a flock of flamingos has landed in your yard. It's all part of an effort to raise money for people who need help getting on the sand at Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Lee resigns from UNCW hoops post

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Brooks Lee served as the UNCW interim head coach for men's basketball when Benny Moss left the Seahawks hoops program. On Friday Lee stepped down from his position on Buzz Peterson's staff. Full story...
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Heat sent more than 350 NC people to the ER

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Temperatures that topped the 100-degree mark across North Carolina led hundreds to seek help in the state's emergency rooms. Full story...
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