Archive - Feb 7, 2013
FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Bladen Co. Sheriff responds to jail beating
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 4:41pm.

videoMore than three weeks after a man was severely beaten inside the Bladen County Jail, the sheriff is finally speaking out.

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New nutrition labels could come at high price for stores
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 4:37pm.

videoThe Food and Drug Administration is proposing a rule requiring stores to label prepared, unpackaged foods with nutritional information, and if they don't follow the rules, they could face jail time. But the software to test these foods could be pricy. Even so, some businesses are on board.

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Unemployed challenge state leaders to live off $350 a week
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 4:29pm.

videoSome political activists want some state leaders to put their money where their mouth is. At a rally in Wilmington today the group said the governor and other Republican leaders should try to live on the amount they want the state to pay the unemployed.

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Wilmington man sentenced on drug trafficking charges
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 3:53pm.

A Wilmington man was sentenced to 24 years in prison and five years of supervised release when he gets out.

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NC DMV computers down statewide due to power loss
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 2:39pm.

A power outage at the Raleigh headquarters of the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles has disrupted the agency's services.

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New River Inlet project done
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 2:36pm.

videoThe Town of North Topsail Beach has successfully completed its New River Inlet Channel Realignment Project. This effort benefits commercial and recreational boaters and the residents of the Town who reside at its north end.

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Southern diet, fried foods, may raise stroke risk
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 1:12pm.

video Deep-fried foods may be causing trouble in the Deep South. A study finds that people who consume a lot of fried foods and drinks like sweet tea and soda were 41 percent more likely to suffer a stroke than people who ate that way about once a month.

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NC school board stands against paddling students
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 11:27am.

North Carolina's state school board says it opposes using physical pain to enforce discipline, saying corporal punishment does more harm than good.

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