Archive - Nov 8, 2013
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Super Typhoon Haiyan hits close to home for one local family
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 5:53pm.

videoEx-Marines Dustin and Andrea Bestul say spending a lot of time overseas in third world countries exposed them to idea of adopting. The family of eight adopted three kids from Ethiopia a few years back.

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Wilmington home destroyed by fire
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 4:58pm.

videoWilmington couple is homeless after a fire destroyed their house. Firefighters say the blaze started just before 11:30 a.m. at the Abbington Terrace home.

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Museum features new Coastal Gallery Art Exhibit by local artist
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 4:10pm.

The Museum of Coastal Carolina is featuring artwork by Danielle Hilton, a new local artist, in its Coastal Gallery. The exhibit, called “Home,” is available for viewing now through January 4, 2014.

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NC justices dismiss redistricting recusal motion
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 2:16pm.

The North Carolina Supreme Court has again declined to force a colleague to recuse himself from upcoming redistricting arguments because of spending by groups supporting his re-election campaign last year.

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NC high court says Pre-K complaint is moot
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 2:11pm.

North Carolina's Supreme Court says an appeal of a complaint involving changes in a pre-kindergarten program for needy children is moot because lawmakers have fixed the problem.

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NC Senate hopeful is sorry web material was copied
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 2:03pm.

North Carolina US Senate candidate Greg Brannon says he's sorry his website contains material that appears copied from Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's former campaign website. But he added he agrees with every word.

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Two Wilmington schools among lead for national contest
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 1:49pm.

videoA pair of Wilmington schools are among the leaders in a nationwide vote to award 20 schools a share of a $500,000 prize. U.S. Cellular says Williston Middle School and Sunset Park Elementary School are in the top 25 for the company's Calling All Communities campaign.

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Wilmington, New Hanover look for input on economic development plan
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 1:42pm.

videoNew Hanover County and the City of Wilmington want public input on creating an economic development strategy. The city and county have partnered with Garner Economics, LLC to work on the plan.

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