Archive - Jul 17, 2012
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - July 17
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 10:31pm.

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.

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Dozens rescued from rip currents in Carolina Beach
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 10:18pm.

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.

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Voters choose Senate candidates for November ballot
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 9:45pm.

North Carolina voters have put the finishing touches on which Senate candidates will appear on the November ballot.

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NC House candidates move forward to November election
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 9:42pm.

The North Carolina House of Representatives field of legislative hopefuls is now full.

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'Iron Man 3' river shoot provides glimpse at costumes
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 4:27pm.

"Iron Man 3" filming continues along the Cape Fear River for the cast and crew of the multi-million dollar film.

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Wrightsville Beach cop quits after DWI arrest
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 4:26pm.

video A Wrightsville Beach Police officer is off the job. He quit this morning four days after being arrested for allegedly drinking and driving.

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Airlie gets $7k old bill from CFPUA
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 4:22pm.

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.

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EEE reported in New Hanover, Bladen, Robeson
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 4:15pm.

Two horses were euthanized this month after contracting a mosquito-borne disease, known as Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, or EEE.

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