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Archive - Sep 18, 2012

City council votes to pass ballpark agreement with Braves, Mandalay

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Wilmington City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night to approve the agreement with the Atlanta Braves and Mandalay Baseball to build a baseball stadium in Wilmington. However, the approval did not get passed without a few reservations. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Sept. 18

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video On Tuesday on WWAY we checked out the ceremony at UNCW that honored George and Sylvia Rountree. The men's basketball offices at UNCW are now named the George Rountree Suite.... On Tuesday we also checked out the local volleyball action... Plus more! Full story...
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Justice Department says NC sheriff and deputies discriminate against Latinos

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A two-year investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice says a North Carolina sheriff and his deputies routinely discriminate against Latinos. Full story...
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Obama's NC registration effort has new technology

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First lady Michelle Obama plans to speak Wednesday at two North Carolina college campuses to get students fired up about her husband's re-election bid and to urge them to register their friends to vote. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Tornado Watches/warnings issued Tuesday

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A powerful storm system produced severe weather across the state. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Injured man on Medicare is able to stay in hospital to await surgery

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video A motorcycle accident left a man with a broken leg. He needs supervision by doctors, but forget the hospital. He's laid up in a hotel. Tommy Ritch says he wants his old insurance back and is willing to pay more not to be on Medicare. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Brunswick deputy charged, placed on leave after fatal accident

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video A day after allegedly causing a fatal accident, a Brunswick County Sheriff's deputy is temporarily off the job. Dep. Adam Locker was on duty when troopers say he turned in front of a motorcyclist on US 17 near Calabash. Full story...
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CFCC recognized as military friendly again

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GI Jobs Magazine has named Cape Fear Community College a "Military Friendly School" for a second year in a row. Full story...
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Documents, e-mails shed light on BHI chief's resignation

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video Documents and e-mails are shedding some new light on what may have led to the resignation of Bald Head Island's Public Safety Chief. Full story...
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Witness' brother testifies in MacDonald hearing

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The brother of a deceased witness in the murders of the family of former Green Beret doctor Jeffrey MacDonald is testifying that his sister said she was in the MacDonald home the morning of the killings. Full story...
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Faculty to ask Thorp to stay UNC-CH chancellor

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Professors at North Carolina's flagship public university are trying to sway Chancellor Holden Thorp to change his mind about resigning in the face of multiple scandals. Full story...
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Third-party groups unveil new ads in NC gov's race

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Third-party groups are running new television ads in the North Carolina governor's race that seek to question Democrat Walter Dalton on taxes and Republican Pat McCrory on his work history. Full story...
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Hearings underway on plans to widen US 17 in NC

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Residents of eastern North Carolina have another chance to tell state transportation officials what they think of plans to widen US 17 between New Bern and Jacksonville. Full story...
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Body found on I-40 in Winston-Salem

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A decomposing body has been found in woods next to Interstate 40 in Winston-Salem. Full story...
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