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Archive - Feb 4, 2013

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Grief counselor turns words of comfort into poetic prose

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video She’s a grief counselor turned author. Katherine Roberts Moore of Ocean Isle Beach turned her words of healing into poetic prose. In the world of words, Katherine finds herself right at home. Influenced by her mother's love for vocabulary, ideas and imagination run wildly through Katherine’s head and flow straight to her pen. It lights a fire in her soul. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Feb. 4

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videoOn Monday night two of Wilmington's private schools took center stage on the hardwood at Cape Fear Academy. As it turns out, the visitors from Coastal Christian defeated Cape Fear Academy in both boys and girls varsity basketball. On Monday night the road woes for UNC Wilmington continued in men's college basketball. Towson defeated UNCW 81-68. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Fireworks erupt among Bladen Co. Commissioners, audience

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video Tempers flared at tonight's Bladen County Commissioners' meeting after commissioner Charles Peterson showed his disapproval of the board's no-vote in naming the emergency services building after former county Deputy Fire Marshall John Hall. Full story...
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Bladen county attorney: SBI won't be called to investigate jail beating case

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video Bladen county commissioners met for the first time Monday night since an inmate was beaten in the county jail. Commissioners said the recent case of violence would not be added to the agenda but would be discussed in a private session. Full story...
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Jury begins deliberations in case of slain NC teen

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A Baltimore jury has begun deliberations in the first-degree murder trial of a man accused of killing a North Carolina teenager. Full story...
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NC Senate blocks federal health overhaul offerings

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The North Carolina state Senate has given its initial OK to legislation that would block expansion of Medicaid under the health care overhaul and let the federal government build the state's health insurance exchange. Full story...
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NC lawmakers want McCrory to give address Feb. 18

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New Gov. Pat McCrory is expected to address the North Carolina General Assembly for his State of the State address later this month. Senate Republicans filed a resolution Monday inviting McCrory to speak to a joint session of the House and Senate at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 in the House chamber. Full story...
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StarNews: 4 groups hope to open charter schools in Southeastern N.C. for 2014-15

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videoFour groups in Southeastern North Carolina say they want to open charter schools in the 2014-15 school year – a move that, if approved, would more than double the number of charter schools in the area. Full story...
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Drug trafficker sentenced to 15 years in prison

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videoA Wilmington drug trafficker has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and five years of supervised release when he gets out. Last February David Crummy pleaded guilty to conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute and distributing more than 280 grams of crack cocaine. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Former congressional candidate arrested on charges of stalking

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video A former Congressional hopeful is back in the spotlight, but it has nothing to do with politics. Will Breazeale ran two unsuccessful races for the 7th District US House seat in 2008 and 2010. He was arrested in Florida last week. Full story...
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