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Archive - Jan 17, 2013

WWAY's Thursday night sports - Jan. 17

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videoOn Thursday night the Ashley girls basketball team kept their perfect record in league play with a victory over New Bern. In fact the Ashley boys did the same. Check out our game action from the home of the Bears. The UNCW women's basketball team did not have the same type of success though. The Seahawks lost by 24 points at home against Old Dominion. Plus more! Full story...
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NC man killed in Fort Bragg road collision

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A North Carolina man is dead after his vehicle collided with a mine-resistant military vehicle on a Fort Bragg road. Post spokesman Ben Abel said Thursday in a release that the man's name was being withheld until his relatives could be notified. Full story...
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'Safe Haven' fans hit theater for Q&A with Sparks and lead actors

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video In less than a month, people will be able to see Wilmington and Southport on the big screen. The Nicholas Sparks book-turned-movie "Safe Haven" is set to premier on Valentine's Day. Ahead of the big event, fans got a chance tonight to do a Q&A session with Sparks and the movie's big stars, Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel at Mayfaire Cinemas. Full story...
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NC man serves as Obama stand-in at rehearsal

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A Greensboro man has a very good idea of what it's like to be President Barack Obama. The News & Record of Greensboro reports (http://bit.ly/13IX64o) that U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Serpico D. Elliott was selected to stand in as president this week during the walk-through of Obama's Inauguration Day schedule. Full story...
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Two men arrested for New Year's Day murder

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video Brunswick County Detectives have arrested two men for the New Year's Day murder of Hartford Talmage Sellers III. Full story...
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The Rant: Armstrong's lies, Te'o's hoax

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videoTwo stories. Two stars. Two stunning truths. Lance Armstrong's admission he doped and Manti Te'o's admission he was duped have a lot of people shaking their heads in disbelief. WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo has more in tonight's edition of The Rant. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Community rallies to save its post office

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video With the threat of closure looming over their post office, the Pender County community of Maple Hill has rallied around the building at the center of town. But would it be too late? Full story...
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Explore with George: Bellamy Mansion Preservation Celebration

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video On Friday, January 25th, Bellamy Mansion is holding a preservation celebration to raise funds to keep the property looking pristine. Full story...
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Pender Co. Schools to discuss converting two schools to K-5

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video Pender County Schools wants input on whether to convert two schools that that currently have students in three grades each to both have kindergarten through fifth grades. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Gun shop says Time Warner Cable anti-gun policy violating rights

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video A local gun store says a cable company is violating its rights. Surf City Guns and Ammo had been running commercials on Time Warner Cable. Now, the company will not allow the small business to run the ads it wants. Full story...
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National Guard sharpens tactical skills at Fort Fisher

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videoNational Guard troops are putting their skills to work at Fort Fisher this week. The simulated war exercise helps the military brush up on skills and apply their knowledge in real-life situations. Full story...
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'Dear Abby' advice columnist dies at age 94

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videoPauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren wrote the long-running "Dear Abby" advice column, has died. She was 94. Full story...
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Man arrested for arson, drug, weapons charges after incident at WPD

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videoA New Hanover County man is in jail charged with a host of crimes, after he showed up with a baseball bat and knives at Wilmington Police headquarters. Full story...
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VIDEO DISCUSSION about the NC winter storm

A complicated winter storm heads toward North Carol

BUILDING HISTORY: Brooklyn Arts Center

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video With its soaring, 50-foot cathedral ceilings, original brick and plaster walls and stained glass windows, it is an impressive venue. The Brooklyn Arts Center started as a church in 1888 and is now home to weddings, concerts and much more. Full story...
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