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Archive - Sep 6, 2012

WWAY's Thursday night sports - Sept. 6

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video On Thursday on WWAY we provided a detailed preview of the Wilmington Hammerheads championship soccer game that will be played on Saturday in Charleston.... On top of that we also checked out some local high school soccer action from Thursday. Plus more! Full story...
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Democrats nominate Biden for second term as VP

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Democrats have nominated Joe Biden for a second term as vice president, rounding out the ticket headed by President Barack Obama. Full story...
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Charlotte man charged with threatening president

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A 21-year-old Charlotte man has been arrested by the Secret Service for allegedly posting threats to kill President Barack Obama on Twitter. Full story...
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Obama accepts party's nomination for second term

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President Barack Obama has accepted his party's nomination for a second term, saying voters face the clearest choice at any time in a generation. Full story...
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Wilmington rabbi, independent voter react to Democratic platform changes

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video Wednesday, in a decision that has garnered controversy among both parties, Democrats altered their platform by reinstating a reference to God and Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Full story...
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Fourth suspect wanted in Tabor City shooting

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video A month after being shot in the face and neck the health of a Tabor City man has finally stabilized. Full story...
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Make-A-Wish Foundation pays college freshman's tuition

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video A UNCW student is beating the odds one day at a time. Now, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, paying for his freshman year of college is one less thing to worry about. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. libraries reopening on Sundays

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On Sept. 9, three branches of the New Hanover County Public Library will be open on Sundays from 1 – 5 p.m.: Main Library, Northeast and Myrtle Grove. Full story...
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Police say Wilmington gas station robbed twice by same person

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video Two early morning robberies at a gas station in Wilmington have police interested in one man they believe may be responsible for both crimes. Full story...
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WAVE wants to raise rates 33% to salvage Sunday service

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In an effort to prevent the elimination of Sunday bus service, the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority is proposing a 33% increase on all of its fares. Current adult bus fares are $1.50 and the proposed increase would raise adult fares to $2.00. Full story...
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Wilmington campaign volunteers say Obama speech change is a good thing

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video 65,000 people with community credentials, who planned to watch the president's speech in person Thursday will have to cancel their trip to the Queen City because of possible inclement weather. Full story...
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DNC Day 2: Delegates, celebrities react to decision to move Obama speech

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video Mixed reaction to news President Obama will accept his party's nomination indoors, rather than at Bank of America Stadium. Full story...
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Belton murder trial ends in mistrial

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A New Hanover County Superior Court judge on Thursday declared a mistrial in the first-degree murder trial of Davis Ray Belton after the jury failed to reached a unanimous verdict, according to an official at the New Hanover County District Attorney's Office. Full story...
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Fracking rule-making panel in NC sits down to work

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The new commission that's writing rules to allow natural gas fracking in North Carolina while protecting neighbors and the environment is getting down to work. Full story...
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NC school board voting on 25 more charter schools

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North Carolina's school board is weighing whether to increase the number of charter schools in the state by 25 next year. Full story...
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