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Archive - Jan 5, 2013

Hundreds celebrate a historic day for the Wilmington 10

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video This weekend, hundreds of people filled the United Church of Christ, a historic location for Wilmington 10 members. The surviving members, families of deceased members of the Wilmington 10, along with supporters across the state celebrated a victory over what they say was a racially charged and wrongful conviction. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: The Complicated Wind

Sounds simple enough. We might not be able to see it, unless it carries “stuff” with it, but all it is, is a breeze. Right?

McCrory sworn in as NC's 74th governor

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video Pat McCrory was sworn in as North Carolina's governor at noon on Saturday, putting a Republican in the Executive Mansion for the first time in 20 years. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Fisherman killed after getting caught in net

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video A commercial fisherman has died after getting caught in a reel of nets on his boat in Brunswick County. Wildlife officers say Jeremy Blair Myers, 34, of Wilmington, put out from Southport today and was fishing for menhaden and sea mullet when it happened. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - Jan. 4

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videoOn Friday night WWAY provided extensive coverage from the Laney Sports Hall of Fame ceremony. The hall grew by seven. Friday was also a special night at New Hanover High School. The 2012 state champion Wildcat basketball team was honored prior to the New Hanover-New Bern game. Friday also featured a game in Leland that was marred by fan misconduct. The game started with a packed house. It finished with all the fans being ejected. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Fight erupts at high school basketball game in Leland

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videoIt was a close Waccamaw Conference game between North Brunswick and Whiteville, when a hard foul changed the atmosphere of the crowd in Leland. Chaos erupted. Fans had to leave in order for the basketball game to be completed. Full story...
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