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Archive - Oct 2, 2013

Attempted robbery ends in gunshots

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A man was shot during an attempted robbery in Wilmington Wednesday. Lt. Obbie Blanton with the Wilmington Police Department said it happened around 9 p.m. at 8th and Dawson Streets. Full story...
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BUILDING HISTORY: Hall's Drug Store

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video "In 1901 my grandfather had just gotten out of Pharmacy school, he opened up Hall's Drug store.” Alex Hall told us. Full story...
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Police: Lilac Court murder victim shot to death

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videoA Wilmington man is dead after police say he was murdered in his home last night. Neighbors say the 51-year-old man moved into in the Village at Greenfield apartment complex within the past year and lived alone. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - October 2

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videoOn Wednesday we attended "Media Day" for the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team. Three local players will be on this year's squad. The Hoggard-New Hanover football game is just two days away. We previewed the big game in our sports segment. Laney captured our team of the week award. Plus more! Full story...
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Coaching staff overhaul has Seahawks ready to soar

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video After years of struggling both on and off the court is this the year that Buzz’s boys put all that behind them and turn the UNCW men’s basketball program around. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Shake-up at Roger Bacon Academy

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According to multiple sources, Mark Cramer, headmaster and CEO of the Roger Bacon Academy was recently terminated. We called the academy twice to ask if they could confirm his departure and to talk with founder Baker Mitchell. Office Manager Jill Applewhite hung up on us twice. Full story...
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NC Azalea Festival racks up international awards

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The 2013 North Carolina Azalea Festival received six prestigious awards from the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) along with the likes of the Kentucky Derby and the Indy 500. Full story...
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WDI introduces new man in charge

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video After a nationwide search for a new president and CEO, Wilmington Downtown inc. Has its new leader. Out of 38 resumes, one stood out. Ed Wolverton has more than 28 years of downtown and economic development experience. It's experience he hopes will revitalize downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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73-year-old grandmother fights back during armed robbery

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videoA 73-year-old grandmother fought back when an armed robber forced his way into her home Tuesday night in the 1000 block of Fanning Street. Full story...
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Wilmington woman's invention in contest for Super Bowl ad

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videoA small business owner has her eye on the prize and is seeing results. Susan Dean and her menu magnifiers could be featured on a Super Bowl commercial, but first she needs your help to move on to the next round. Full story...
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I-40 closed in TN after deadly crash involving church bus from NC

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All lanes of Interstate 40 in Jefferson County were closed Wednesday afternoon due to a deadly crash involving an overturned passenger bus. Crews on the scene say it was a church bus on the way from North Carolina. Full story...
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Makenzi Henderson and Randy Aldridge go to jail for MDA

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videoWWAY's Makenzi Henderson and Randy Aldridge are out of "jail." The annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Lock-Up is today at Hendrick Toyota Scion. Full story...
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Army Ground Forces Band unable to perform at UNCW due to government shutdown

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While the show must go on, it will be without the Army Ground Forces Band at UNCW Thursday due to the government shutdown. Instead, the Wind Symphony will perform solo. Full story...
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High Point City Council may use Berger removal example to get rid of mayor

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Some members of High Point City Council want Mayor Bernita Sims to resign. They might present a resolution Thursday asking her to step down. If she won’t, can they fire her? Full story...
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Republican announces candidacy for 2014 US Senate race

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videoA new Republican candidate is throwing his hat in the ring for the 2014 US Senate race. Mark Harris is a Baptist pastor from Charlotte vying for Democrat Kay Hagan's seat. Full story...
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