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Archive - Jan 10, 2013

WB aldermen talk restaurant plan, smoking ban, school safety

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videoIt was a busy first meeting for new Town Manager Tim Owens. Wrightsville Beach Alderman discussed school security, a new restaurant and an Eagle Scout's plan to help the community. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Jan. 10

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videoFor the first time ever Miami is off to a 2-0 start in ACC men's basketball. That's bad news for the UNC Tar Heels because the Hurricanes knocked off UNC on Thursday. The NHL season is finally about to start. We have an update from Raleigh. The Carolina Panthers have an offensive coordinator position opening. Rod Chudzinski is about to be an NFL head coach. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Young artist finds inspiration in nature

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video For some people, it takes them years to find their true passion life. That's not the case for Britt Harrison. The 24-year-old finds her joy in painting unique works of art. Among the nature in the backyard of the beach home where Harrison lives, one will find brush strokes and a young woman full of artistic expression. Full story...
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NC woman accused of shooting at random cars

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Authorities in Mount Holly have arrested a 26-year-old woman and accused her of shooting at random passing vehicles. Ashley Nicole Hunsucker of Stanley was taken into custody after a motorist called 911 and reported that a woman was shooting at vehicles on Belmont-Mount Holly Road. Full story...
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NC health agency picks LA official for Medicaid

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's administration has moved quickly to name a new leader of the state's huge Medicaid program. Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Aldona Wos (vosh) announced Thursday that Carol Steckel with the Louisiana state health and hospitals department is the new director of the Division of Medical Assistance. She's replacing Mike Watson, who retired last week as Gov. Beverly Perdue's administration ended. Full story...
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Explore with George: Good Shepherd Center

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video It was giveback night at Nichola's Italian Restaurant tonight with proceeds benefiting the Good Shepherd Center. Full story...
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Kitchen Cops 1/10/13

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video In Kitchen Cops we have some low performers. We start at the China Buffet 3606 Market Street in Wilmington. Inspectors found: Live roaches. Full story...
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Marino on Money: Giving on a budget

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video Do you have a cause that you'd love to give to, but just aren't sure if you can afford it? Certified financial planner Ross Marino has some tips on how to give on a budget. Full story...
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CFCC remembers student killed downtown

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video Cape Fear Community College hosted an open forum today in memory of Josh Proutey. The forum allowed students and faculty to remember and honor Proutey. The college also provided counseling with those grieving the loss of a fellow student. Full story...
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Film Commission's directory helping area business cash in on Hollywood

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video When productions from all over the country descend on Wilmington to film, they need more than just beautiful locations to shoot. That's a need the Wilmington Regional Film Commission is looking to fill with its new Support Services Directory. Full story...
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NC panel wants focus on curbing prescription abuse

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A panel says North Carolina legislators and Gov. Pat McCrory should look at ways to curb prescription drug abuse so deaths among youths can be prevented. Full story...
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Army soldier sent to prison for stealing $100,000

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An Army soldier based at Fort Bragg is heading to prison for stealing bundles of cash while on deployment to Afghanistan. Full story...
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NC Cabinet members get salary bump from McCrory

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Cabinet secretaries in North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's administration are getting salary bumps thanks to latitude from the Legislature. Full story...
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NC inauguration is hub for 3 days of celebrations

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Pat McCrory has been North Carolina's governor for almost a week, but the celebrations are hardly over. Full story...
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NC school board sets virtual charter school rules

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North Carolina's state school board is setting ground rules for education entrepreneurs who want to offer online-only classes to public school students whose parents opt out of existing classrooms. Full story...
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