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Archive - Jan 29, 2013

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Jan. 29

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videoOn Tuesday night the Hoggard boys held their ground by defeating New Hanover in boys basketball. The Vikings remain in sole possession of first place in the Mideastern Conference. Laney now holds first place for the girls. In the Waccamaw Conference there's now a three way tie for first place in the boys with South Columbus, West Brunswick and North Brunswick. Full story...
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MLK day parade debriefing generates ideas for future

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video Organizers say it drew over 12,000 parade goers to downtown Wilmington but some business owners say the Martin Luther King parade hurt their business. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Battered Columbus County inmate speaks

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video 24-year-old Daniel Davis was in the Columbus County Detention Center for a probation violation when he says the unthinkable happened. Full story...
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Bladen Co. jail beating victim back in hospital

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video The man severely beaten in the Bladen county jail last week is back in the hospital. Joshua Ward's wife, Amanda, tells us he was showing signs of improvement, but after being released from the hospital Friday, he suffered a chronic headache. Full story...
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McIntyre opens new office, talks big issues

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videoRep. Mike McIntyre opened a new district office in Leland today. He also stopped by our studio to discuss many big topics, including the fiscal cliff, the recent House vote to suspend the debt limit, proposed gun control, beach renourishment and the VA super clinic under construction at Wilmington International Airport. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Jessica Eubanks

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video You may be as surprised as we were to see just how well-behaved a big group of kindergarten students can be. So well-behaved, you may forget their ages. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Parents say school staff roughed up epileptic son

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video A kindergarten student suffering from epilepsy recently came home from school with rug burn and swelling on his face. His family is upset, and they want answers. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach, DOT discuss traffic delays caused by bridge work

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video As work continues on the Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge, locals hope to see an end to the construction soon. This morning town officials talked with the NCDOT to come up with a solution to help traffic flow onto and off the island. Full story...
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NC House speaker talks about 2013 session

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The leader of the North Carolina House says focusing on government efficiencies and fixing the state's indebted unemployment insurance system will free up money so businesses can create jobs and vulnerable citizens are cared for. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Robert Taylor

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video This week's Marking History focuses on a local man who became something extraordinary. You could say it was by design. Robert Taylor was born in Wilmington in the 1800s and ended up becoming a pioneer in the field of architecture. His life is a story of firsts. Full story...
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McCrory wants NC college focus on in-demand jobs

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Gov. Pat McCrory says he's determined to get North Carolina's public university system focused on teaching what's economically useful. Full story...
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Azalea Festival names winner of Facebook tagline contest

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video The North Carolina Azalea Festival has a new way to describe the annual event that's become a staple of Wilmington culture: Southern Charm in Full Bloom. Full story...
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BUCKLEY'S BLOG: High winds, severe storms possible Wednesday

January warmth often comes at a cost, and we'll be liable to pay up tomorrow night.

REMINDER: City of Wilmington holding MLK Parade debriefing meeting tonight

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video The city would like to invite you and other downtown stakeholders to attend a debriefing regarding the MLK parade held tonight. Full story...
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Fire crews put out hot spots after flames engulf multiple buildings

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video New Hanover County fire crews worked to put out all hotspots hours after a fire sparked at an office building on Murrayville Road Monday night. Full story...
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