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Archive - Nov 12, 2013

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - November 12

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videoOn Tuesday we went in-depth with former Laney Buccaneer basketball standout Elijah Wilson. He's currently the leading scorer on the Coastal Carolina basketball team. See what head coach Cliff Ellis thinks about his freshman guard. Former UNCW head coach Benny Moss is featured in this segment as well. Plus more! Full story...
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Town Hall meeting discusses importance of policy in New Hanover County

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video Policy is a six letter word, but according to the North Carolina Justice Center its meaning effects everyone from the mountains to the coast. Full story...
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NC police nab robbery suspect who used fake note

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A Lowell man has been arrested after police say he gave a teller a note saying his children had been kidnapped. Full story...
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NC Baptist convention elect Harris' successor

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A Durham minister will succeed U.S. Senate candidate the Rev. Mark Harris as president of one of North Carolina's largest religious denominations. Full story...
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NC tax overhaul could receive small adjustments

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North Carolina's latest tax changes became law less than four months ago and legislators already want small adjustments. Full story...
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Carolina Beach officer commended for actions before and after fatal hit & run

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A Carolina Beach police officer was awarded for his involvement in a fatal hit and run last year. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Meaghan Thomas

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video Meaghan Thomas said she didn't find teaching. The career found her. She hasn't looked back since accepting her first teaching job. Full story...
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Bladen County leaders won't talk about issues inside jail

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videoEver since Linda Edwards, 44, hanged herself in the Bladen County Jail last week, we've heard several reports of poor conditions inside the jail. So today WWAY went back to bladen county looking for answers. Full story...
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Board of Elections looks at issue with voting at Wilmington precinct

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video Your Voice Your Vote, or was it at one New Hanover County polling place last week? During today's vote canvass, two poll workers told the New Hanover County Board of Elections they think some voters got help casting their votes. Full story...
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NAACP calls for investigation into 'excessive force by police' in New Hanover Co.

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video North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William Barber says he believes street justice is overtaking courtroom justice in Wilmington. Now the civil rights group is calling for change. Full story...
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With one vote difference, Tabor City booze referendum gets recount

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videoThere will be a recount on a referendum for selling mixed drinks in Tabor City. Columbus County Board of Elections Supervisor Carla Strickland says the final vote was 133 for and 134 against the measure. Full story...
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New $100 bills arriving at Wilmington banks

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videoNew $100 bills have people doing a double take, but they are for real, and they're showing up at banks in Wilmington. Full story...
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Despite most write-in votes for mayor, Meeks says, 'You don't mess with Saffos'

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video Although Wilmington's mayoral race was uncontested, there was more than 500 write-in votes. Among those man about town Ricky Meeks led the way with 73. Full story...
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Carolina Beach mayoral race heads to Friday recount

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video One week after Election Day, and the race for Carolina Beach mayor is not over just yet. Incumbent Bob Lewis has asked for a recount after the New Hanover County Board of Elections' canvass found challenger Dan Wilcox won by just seven votes. Full story...
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DOJ agrees to allow US Airways-American merger

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videoThe Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow the merger of US Airways and American Airlines. The agreement requires the airlines to scale back the size of the merger at key airports in Washington and other big cities. Full story...
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