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Archive - Jul 17, 2012

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - July 17

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video On Tuesday night we featured game action from the Wilmington Sharks summer league baseball team.... We also checked out baseball action from the Dixie Youth state championship that's being held in Leland this week for 12 year olds.... Southport hosted the 13 year old state championship this week. Brunswick County emerged the winner. Full story...
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Dozens rescued from rip currents in Carolina Beach

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video With summer well underway and so many headed out to the beach, rip currents continue to be a major threat to swimmers. Carolina Beach Ocean Rescue says lifeguards have had their hands full, with nearly 40 assists and rescues from rip currents on Tuesday alone. Full story...
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Voters choose Senate candidates for November ballot

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North Carolina voters have put the finishing touches on which Senate candidates will appear on the November ballot. Full story...
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NC House candidates move forward to November election

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The North Carolina House of Representatives field of legislative hopefuls is now full. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' river shoot provides glimpse at costumes

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"Iron Man 3" filming continues along the Cape Fear River for the cast and crew of the multi-million dollar film. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach cop quits after DWI arrest

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video A Wrightsville Beach Police officer is off the job. He quit this morning four days after being arrested for allegedly drinking and driving. Full story...
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Airlie gets $7k old bill from CFPUA

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video Billing issues continue with the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority. This time its a county-owned property facing significant back billing. CFPUA recently hit Airlie Gardens with a nearly $7,000 bill. For Airlie Gardens Director Jim McDaniel, it's tough pill to swallow. Full story...
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EEE reported in New Hanover, Bladen, Robeson

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Two horses were euthanized this month after contracting a mosquito-borne disease, known as Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, or EEE. Full story...
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Sex crime charges against priest dropped, church investigation resumes

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video Nearly three years after a priest was accused of sexual battery with a minor, prosecutors have dismissed the charges. Brunswick County has finished its investigation into Fr. Edgar Sepulveda, but that doesn't mean he's off the hook. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Moldovan journalists hope American dream will inspire homeland

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video Three journalists from the Republic of Moldova were in Wilmington today to learn more about how our community works. With a touch of southern hospitality and many volunteer hours, the group says they're ready to take the mission back to Moldova. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Boardwalk rated among nation's best

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"Food & Wine" magazine has ranked the Carolina Beach Boardwalk among the top 10 in the country. Full story...
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Bladen detectives look for owner of pot plants found in field

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An anonymous tip led detectives from the Bladen County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit to nearly 200 marijuana plants growing in a field. Full story...
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WPD Cop Camp hits the ice

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The Wilmington Police Department's Cop Camp headed to the Wilmington Ice House today to cool off in style. Full story...
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GE Aviation lands $17.5 billion in contracts at UK air show

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GE Aviation brought in $17.5 billion in orders for engines and services at the recent Farnborough Air Show in England, and the company’s plant in Castle Hayne is involved in almost all the business. Full story...
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'Dawson's Creek' reunion a possibility

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A "Dawson's Creek" reunion is looking more likely. Three of its four stars, Michelle Williams, Katie Holmes and James Van Der Beek, have each expressed an interest in returning to Capeside. Full story...
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