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Archive - Nov 7, 2013

Warrants reveal new details in N. Topsail Beach fatal double stabbing

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video More than three months after two men were found stabbed to death on North Topsail Beach, newly released warrants and affidavits are shedding light on what investigators think happened. Full story...
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Suspects in latest police shooting identified, officers on leave

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Two Wilmington Police Officers are on paid administrative leave as the SBI investigates another officer-involved shooting in the Port City last night. Full story...
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Schools get look at scores under new standards

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videoThe results are in from last year's end-of-grade and end-of-course testing, and many schools in our area are seeing lower scores than last year. It's a trend seen across the state after a new, more rigorous curriculum was implemented last year. Full story...
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New Sea Turtle Hospital up and running

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videoSick and injured sea turtles now have a new and improved hospital in Surf City. The new Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital offers more space, an updated filtration system and other amenities the old facility on topsail island did not have room for. Full story...
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Corning cuts to impact Wilmington plant

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video Corning says planned job cuts will impact its plant here in Wilmington. What's not known is how many people will lose their job in the Port City. Full story...
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Marcy Cuevas comes home to WWAY in new role

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When WWAY launches a new newscast early next year, one of Wilmington's most experienced journalists will be at the helm. Marcy Cuevas has rejoined the WWAY NewsChannel 3 team as the producer for our new 10 p.m. newscast starting Jan. 6, 2014, on The Cape Fear CW. Full story...
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US Rep. Coble announces he won't seek re-election

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US Rep. Howard Coble says his 15th term in Congress will be his last. The 82-year-old Republican announced Thursday in Greensboro he won't seek re-election in 2014, opening the seat for the first time in three decades. Full story...
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Battleship NC gets $1M donation for preservation effort

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videoThe Battleship North Carolina announced a $1 million dollar donation today from the Duke Energy Foundation. The money will go toward repairing the the ship's hull and helping preserve the state's World War II memorial. Full story...
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Stranger tries to pick up kids at Surf City bus stop

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According to the Surf City police on Wednesday a white female pulled up to a bus stop at Cornel and Bunchberry (Dogwood Lakes subdivision) and asked a five and six year old if they wanted a ride to school. Full story...
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Couple charged with arson now charged with fraud

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videoA Brunswick County couple charged with arson last month now face fraud charges after asking for public assistance. Full story...
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Red Barn Studio reopens, promising great performances

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video The Red Barn Studio Theatre is open once again! After actress Linda Lavin left Wilmington for New York, the Red Barn Studio closed its doors for renovations. Full story...
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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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