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Archive - Jul 30, 2012

Shooting witness: 'He just went crazy, I think'

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video Two members of one family are dead after a shooting this morning in New Hanover County. It happened around 10 a.m. on Normandy Drive near Monkey Junction. Full story...
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Sister remembers disappearance, murder of Allison Jackson Foy six years later

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video Her remains were found on the side of Carolina Beach Road two years after her disappearance and her killer is still on the streets. Monday marks six years to the day when Allison Jackson Foy went missing. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 30; first day of high school football practice

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video The first official practice day for high school football all across the state has come and gone. On Monday we checked out some of the sights and sounds on WWAY.... Raleigh native Tim Buckley has decided to come back to Raleigh to play for the Wolfpack. He's the first Penn State football player to transfer in the wake of the NCAA sanctions against the university.... Plus more! Full story...
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NC lawyer died of accidental drowning

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Authorities in the Turks & Caicos Islands say an autopsy shows that a North Carolina attorney died earlier this month due to accidental drowning. Full story...
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Fire destroys World War II-era church in NC

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Ashe County authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a church built during World War II. Full story...
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12-year-old NC girl drowns in backyard pool

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Authorities say a 12-year-old girl has drowned in an above-ground pool in Camden County. Full story...
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Soldier accused of negligent homicide not guilty

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A military jury has found an Army sergeant not guilty of negligent homicide in the death of an Army private who killed himself in Afghanistan. Full story...
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Berger waits to have protective order appeal heard

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New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger will have to wait a little longer to appeal his violation of a protective order. Berger says although his case was not heard today, it will be heard at some point this week in Brunswick County, where the case was moved after a change of venue request. Full story...
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Hampstead man shot at concert in Raleigh

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A Hampstead man is still in the hospital after being shot at a concert in Raleigh Friday night. Raleigh Police say Travis Pollard, 36, was shot while leaving a Jason Aldean concert. Full story...
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Couple charged for allegedly scamming beach renters

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video There's nothing like a week on the sand to get your mind off your worries. But what if you show up to the property you think you've rented for the week, and find out it's a scam. That's apparently what happened to some visitors to our area who found a vacation home on Craigslist. Full story...
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Democrat Anderson campaigns to represent Wilmington, Pender in Congress

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Much of Wilmington and Pender County find themselves in a new congressional district this year. Today, one of the candidates for the 3rd District seat in the US House hit the streets of the Port City today. Full story...
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Woman gets 12 years for snatching NY baby in 1987

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A woman who snatched a newborn from a New York hospital more than two decades ago and raised the child as her own has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Full story...
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Sebelius announces nursing grant in NC

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US Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius is announcing a $200 million grant to train advanced practice registered nurses. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Police arrest man who threatened to jump into river following chase

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Police have a man in custody after they say he threatened to jump into the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington after a foot chase. Full story...
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Grant money to help clean Bradley Creek

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The North Carolina Coastal Federation will receive $100,000 to reduce stormwater runoff and restore water quality in the Cape Fear River Basin. The Coastal Federation's goal is to restore shell fishing and recreational uses to Bradley Creek near Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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