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Archive - Jan ___, 2013

WWAY's Friday night sports - Jan. 25

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videoA handful of games were postponed on Friday, but we still had more than our fair share of high school basketball on Friday's Full Court Press. In the Mideastern Conference the Hoggard boys moved into sole possession of first place with a win over Ashley. In the Waccamaw Conference North Brunswick remains the first place team. Full story...
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Lorrie Dollar named NC public safety agency deputy

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An attorney who worked in then-Gov. Jim Martin's administration in the 1980s is returning to North Carolina state government as a top leader in the Department of Public Safety. Full story...
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Gaston County asks NC to keep gun data secret

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Gaston County commissioners have unanimously voted to ask North Carolina lawmakers to pass a bill that would keep the names of people who own gun permits from the public. Full story...
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WPD investigate overnight shooting

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video A robbery could have turned deadly overnight in Wilmington. A 19-year-old man was shot after three men in hooded sweatshirts stormed into his apartment. Full story...
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Explore with George: Big Read Wilmington

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video The Cape Fear Literacy Council's Big Read is an initiative to restore reading to the center of American culture. The kick-off party for the Big Read Wilmington, is going on at WHQR studios, with a celebration of the Great Gatsby. Our George Elliott is there with guests enjoying music, art and fashion of the 1920's. Full story...
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KITCHEN SCOOP: Ravioli with Roasted Red Pepper Cream

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video On a cold night like tonight, a hot and hearty meal is probably want your family wants the most. But why not serve them something that you'd also be proud to serve to dinner guests on a special occasion? Alicia Ross has just the thing, with a great ravioli recipe. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Former Bladen Co. jailer says violence nothing new at jail

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video Three days after 30-year-old Joshua Ward was beaten by several inmates, a former jailer says he saw similar violence first-hand. "I have seen many cases where inmates will assault another inmate," Marcus Hubbard said. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Judge Ola Lewis awarded $105,000 in libel case

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video After four days of testimony, a jury found Edward Rapp guilty of libel. Brunswick County Judge Ola Lewis was awarded $105,000. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Some New Hanover Co. fire stations infested with bedbugs

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videoSome New Hanover County Fire Departments are struggling with a creepy crawly problem and want something done. Full story...
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Schedule changes for local hoops

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Due to the winter storm a handful of basketball games in our region will not be played tonight. WWAY will still have a Full Court Press show at 11:15 though. There will still be plenty of hoops to cover. Full story...
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NC justices side with lawmakers on map disclosures

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The North Carolina state Supreme Court has sided with legislative leaders who withheld certain information received from state-funded private attorneys about redistricting maps in 2011, ruling that those documents can be confidential. Full story...
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UNC academic fraud not mainly for athletes

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A consultant who looked again at data collected during an academic fraud investigation is sticking with the earlier conclusion that athletes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were not the main beneficiaries. Full story...
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Man on most-wanted list surrenders

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video A Wilmington man named on the New Hanover County Sheriff’s most-wanted list for attempted murder surrendered to authorities Thursday. Full story...
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Teen arrested in Surf City surf shop break-in

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video A Hampstead teen has been charged with breaking into a Surf City business through its roof earlier this month. Full story...
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BUCKLEY'S BLOG: Friday AM storm update. Low impacts for SE NC

As we head throughout the day, snow / sleet / freezing rain will be problems for our friends to the north. However, the Cape Fear region will see very little impact from this storm at all.