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Archive - Jan 23, 2013

ONLY ON 3: Man beaten in Bladen Co. Jail probably should not have been there

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videoA Bladen County woman says her husband is fighting for his life tonight after being beaten while in jail. And making the whole thing even more upsetting is that Joshua Ward maybe should not have even been behind bars in the first place. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Hear 911 call from Elizabethtown school threat

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videoPolice are still searching for a man they say robbed a bank in Elizabethtown Friday, and they're wondering if he's connected to a bomb threat at a nearby school around the same time. We now have the 911 call someone at the school from the bomb threat. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Jan. 23

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videoOn Wednesday on WWAY we showcased the Mideastern Conference Swim Championships at the Seahawk Natatorium on the UNCW campus. Hoggard claimed the girls title for the 14th year in a row. New Hanover lost on the road in boys basketball. UNCW lost in Atlanta against Georgia State. #1 Duke lost by 17 points, while the Tar Heels held off Georgia Tech. Full story...
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McCrory declares emergency for NC landslide

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is declaring in a state of emergency for mountain counties affected by a landslide triggered by heavy rains earlier this month. Full story...
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AP-NC--NC Lottery-Public Assistance NC lawmaker: Ban lottery sales to those on welfare

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North Carolina lawmakers are discussing draft legislation designed to prohibit sales of lottery tickets to people who receive public assistance or who are in bankruptcy. Full story...
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NC gives Mecklenburg on mental health operation

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North Carolina's health agency has given Mecklenburg County another chance to prove it can operate its own managed-care organization to treat the mentally ill, instead of being assumed by a regional entity. The Department of Health and Human Services says Secretary Dr. Aldona Wos (vosh) told Mecklenburg County officials Wednesday they're getting another month to show it's prepared to run its Medicaid mental health services program. Full story...
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Building History: 5th Avenue Methodist Church

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video It's a beautiful church with art and architecture reaching back to the 1800s. 5th Avenue Methodist Church welcomes you, and we welcome them in this week's Building History. Full story...
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Lift of combat ban has some people worried

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videoA new decision out of Washington may mean more opportunities for women in the military. Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New bus company to offer late-night routes between downtown, UNCW

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videoA new bus company is trying to get more people downtown and says it's willing to go the extra mile to get you there. The new company Wilmington Transit is still in the planning stages, but founders say the route will be up and running by the end of March. Full story...
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CFPUA issues boil water advisory

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video The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority wants to remind you about tonight's water shutdown and precautionary boil water advisory. Full story...
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