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Archive - Nov 6, 2013

WWAY's Wednesday night sports - November 6

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videoWilmington's Derek Brunson was more than impressive on Wednesday at his UFC fight in Kentucky. Brunson won on a first round tap out. Laney and New Hanover both won soccer playoff games. We have loads of coverage from New Hanover's win. The UNCW men's soccer team won on Wednesday to secure a first round bye in the CAA Tournament. We had coverage from UNCW as well, plus a full fledged preview of Friday's Whiteville-South Columbus football game. Plus more! Full story...
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Firefighters investigate Carolina Beach house fire

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video Firefighters investigate cause of a house fire in the 200 block of Annie Drive in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Police officer shoots breaking and entering suspect

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video The State Bureau of Investigation is on the scene of a shooting, after Wilmington Police opened fire on three breaking and entering suspects. Full story...
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Former Wilmington cop pleads guilty in botched prostitution sting; officer who agreed to help him still on duty

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videoA former Wilmington Police officer is expected to plead guilty this afternoon "relating to conduct arising from a March 2012 incident," the District Attorney's Office says. Full story...
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BUILDING HISTORY: Jacob’s Run

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video It's the sound of water running, running from Wilmington's past to the present. A sewer system that put us on the map. Jacob’s Run is this week’s building history. Full story...
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NCDOT apologizes for inappropriate traffic alert messages

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videoThe North Carolina Department of Transportation is apologizing for a series of inappropriate traffic alert messages. Full story...
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Co-owner of Stanley day care faces sex charges

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Authorities have charged a Stanley man who owns a day care with his wife with taking indecent liberties with a child and first-degree statutory sex offense. Full story...
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Fayetteville police say man's body found in van

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Police in Fayetteville say a man was found dead inside a van adjacent to a gas station. Full story...
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Democrat Cannon elected mayor of Charlotte

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Charlotte's newly elected mayor says he's looking forward to tackling the tough issues facing North Carolina's largest city. Full story...
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Brunswick County discusses changes to sales tax

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video For many years Brunswick County has distributed its tax dollars based on the number of full time citizens in each municipality. Now some are asking the board of commissioners to change a system that they claim is robbing the rich to pay for the poor. Full story...
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UPDATE: SBI to review arrest involving K-9 unit

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videoThe State Bureau of Investigation is reviewing a recent arrest involving a K-9, as requested by Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous and District Attorney Ben David. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Dashcam captures incident between Leland, Navassa officers

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video New details on the traffic stop that ended with a Leland Police officer's resignation last month. We now have the dashcam video that paints a clearer picture. "Just remember: once you leave your jurisdiction you are just a normal citizen," Sgt. Anthony Nathan is heard telling a Navassa officer on the video. Full story...
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Fair Bluff mourns death of town candidate on Election Day

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video A Fair Bluff man should have had every reason to celebrate yesterday, as he won the town's race for mayor. Instead he had every reason to mourn, as his brother, who was also running for office, died on Election Day. Full story...
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Carolina Beach hires new police chief

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videoCarolina Beach has hired a new police chief. Kenneth Hinkle starts Nov. 12. Full story...
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Troubles persist for NC's next driver's license

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North Carolina's efforts to create a more secure driver's license have hit roadblocks that could lead the state to spending millions of dollars with little to show for it. Full story...
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