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Archive - 2012

New waterproof hearing aid lets local girl enjoy life on the coast

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video Living on the coast, playing in the water is something we often take for granted; same goes for the gift of hearing. One young lady in our own community can now do both thanks to a hearing aid manufacturing company that has come up with a waterproof digital hearing aid. Full story...
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Rep. Giffords to resign from Congress this week

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona announced Sunday she intends to resign from Congress this week to concentrate on recovering from wounds suffered in an assassination attempt a little more than a year ago. Full story...
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Joe Paterno dead at 85

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Joe Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more games than anyone in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal that scarred his reputation for winning with integrity, died Sunday. He was 85. Full story...
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Paterno died just as he expected

I've been a fan of Penn State and Joe Paterno since I first saw them in 1986. The Nittany Lions were on their way to a national championship that year.

Gingrich storms to SC victory, scrambling GOP race

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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich stormed to an upset victory in the South Carolina primary Saturday night, dealing a sharp setback to former front-runner Mitt Romney and suddenly scrambling the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Full story...
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Durham-area buses will drive on the shoulder

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Drivers stuck in traffic jams on Interstate 40 in the Durham area may soon see an unfamiliar sight: buses moving past them on the right. Full story...
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NC report recommends tolls on Interstate 95

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North Carolina's first modern-day toll road opened this month, and state officials are already discussing plans for a new one. Full story...
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Onslow museum to display early Camp Lejeune photos

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A new Onslow County Museum is taking visitors back to the 1940s for a look at the earliest days of Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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Kids of all ages solve 'Mystery at the Museum'

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A Cape Fear Museum gardener found a pile of interesting things buried in the ground when he tried to plant a tree Saturday. Fortunately, hundreds of families helped him solve the ‘Mystery at the Museum.’ Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - Jan. 20

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video Another Full Court Press is in the books. Click full story in order to see all of the high school basketball scores from around the region from Friday night. Click the Full Court Press icon on our homepage to watch Friday's Full Court Press. This includes highlights from New Hanover's win over Rose, Laney's win over New Bern and Hoggard's win over Ashley. Plus more ! Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Leland reveals Jayne reprimand to start year on right foot

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video At last night's Leland Town Council meeting, Town Manager David Hollis revealed that Police Chief Tim Jayne has been on probation for months. In fact the reprimand came the very same night we first reported on the issues inside the Leland Police Department. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: African-American scammers targeting local black community with Black Farmers Settlement

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video Scammers taking advantage of the federal government's Black Farmers Settlement are targeting the local black community. Word got out that if you showed up Friday at the Ekklesia United Holy Church on 17th Street and Market, filled out an online form, then had it notarized on site for $20, you could apply to receive part of the proposed $1 billion settlement. Full story...
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Walker standing tall during senior year at Wake Forest

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videoTy Walker's senior year didn't start they way he would have liked, but after sitting out the first nine games of the season due to a violation of the school's conduct code, Ty Walker has emerged as the starting center for Wake Forest. Full story...
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Narrowing GOP field could mean wide-open race

Wow, what a week it's been, huh? My predictions for New Hampshire were pretty good, but they, like the primary itself, look more and more irrelevant each day

Adams denied bond in cold case murder

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A man accused of murdering a Wilmington mother was denied bond in a Craven County cold case murder. Full story...
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