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Archive - Feb 26, 2013

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Feb. 26

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videoOn Tuesday night we provided previews of basketball games that will take place on Wednesday. It'll be senior night at UNCW on Wednesday. It's going to be farewell to Keith Rendleman and Matt Wilson. Wednesday will be the last home game for the two UNCW seniors. On Tuesday we previewed state playoff action for high school basketball. Round two of the state playoffs will tip on Wednesday. Plus more, including swimming news! Full story...
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Successful Roe v. Wade attorney speaks at UNCW

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video It was a case that made history in our nation, Roe v. Wade. The Supreme Court's decision legalized abortion 40 years ago and remains the law of the land. The powerhouse attorney who won that case spoke at UNCW Tuesday. Full story...
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Attorneys wrap up arguments in NC redistricting

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A court hearing involving a pair of lawsuits over the maps drawn by Republicans for North Carolina's congressional and legislative districts is over. The panel of three Superior Court judges heard about 10 hours of testimony over two days before going home Tuesday. They didn't immediately issue rulings over whether the maps are lawful or should be struck down. It's unclear when the judges will have their decisions. Full story...
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NC poultry plant fined for wastewater violations

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A federal judge has ordered a North Carolina poultry processor to pay a $150,000 fine for sending untreated wastewater containing blood and turkey parts directly to a city treatment plant. Full story...
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'Unusual event' reported at Brunswick Nuclear Plant

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Progress Energy says operators declared an "unusual event" at the Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport today. The power company says it was caused by a freon release from an HVAC chiller on the plant's unit 2 turbine building roof. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New CFPUA well leading to 'nasty' water for some customers

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video A new irrigation well on Westbrook Ave. and Military Cutoff Road in Wilmington is already causing problems for customers. They say it's keeping them from using the water in their homes. CFPUA says it's received multiple complaints about the quality of the water and is trying to figure out what's going on. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Questions remain about why accused killer was not in jail

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video There are still questions tonight why a man accused of hitting and killing a woman in a suspected drunk driving crash Friday was not in jail for previous crimes. Pierre Walker had twice been convicted of DWI this month alone and was on probation in at least three counties. Full story...
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Hagan, Jones address looming sequester deadline

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videoWe are quickly approaching the sequester deadline set to hit Friday. If the deadline hits without lawmakers reaching an agreement, the nation will be forced into billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts. Full story...
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Crane at First Baptist to block traffic Wednesday morning

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videoOne of the two southbound lanes on Market Street in Wilmington will be closed from 9 until 11 a.m. Wednesday, weather permitting. Full story...
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Azalea Festival Children's Art Contest winners picked

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The Azalea Festival is almost here, and kids are already talking about their favorite part of it all through artwork. Elementary and middle schoolers submitted 286 masterpieces to the Azalea Festival Children's Art Contest. The festival recognized 32 of the young artists this morning. Full story...
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