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Archive - Jan ___, 2013

Hagan seeks approval of Violence Against Women Act

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US Sen. Kay Hagan says there's an urgent need for Congress to approve the bill that reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act. Full story...
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NC Education Lottery makes latest revenue transfer

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The NC Education Lottery has made its second transfer of lottery revenues to the state for fiscal 2013. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Sheriff steamed after deputy caught showing off in patrol car

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is spending his days off this week wondering when and if he can go back to work. The sheriff says he's launched an investigation of the deputy who decided to show off in his patrol car over the weekend. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Jan. 28

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videoOn Monday the Laney boys basketball team picked up their first win of the season. Laney defeated New Bern. Laney also won the girls game. Unfortunately, the UNCW men's basketball team did not have similar results. Buzz Peterson's squad suffered their second home loss of the season. James Madison beat UNCW 63-56 at Trask Coliseum. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: David says his office 'monitoring' jail beating case

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video Last week, WWAY broke the story of Joshua Ward, who was badly beaten in the Bladen county jail. Former jailer Marcus Hubbard told us that kind of violence is nothing new at the Bladen county jail. He said his complaints would often times fall on deaf ears. Full story...
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Budget, economy, crime hot topics in State of the City address

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video Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo admits that the issues and challenges facing his city are many, but despite those issues Saffo says that progress is being made on multiple fronts. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Former drug dealer aims for second chance

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video Petey Powell, 38, grew up on Red Bug Road, in the small town of Hallsboro. He remembers his dad doing whatever he could to keep his family out of poverty but was eventually lured by the money he could make in dealing drugs. Petey was just a little boy when he drugs became a regular part of his life. Full story...
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Saffo's State of the City address

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videoWatch or read Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo's State of the City address. Full story...
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Columbus Co. Sheriff investigating jail beating

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videoThe Columbus County Sheriff's Office is looking into a beating in the county jail that sent an inmate to the hospital. Daniel Lynn Davis was hit so hard his jaw was broken. Full story...
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Officials: Thousands lost cash in Ky.-based scheme

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Tens of thousands of people in the United States and abroad may have lost millions in what federal and state officials are calling a classic pyramid scheme being run by a Kentucky-based company. Full story...
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