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Archive - Mar 26, 2013

Teacher of the Week: Bill Woofter

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video Your history class probably didn't involve a lot of basketball. But one teacher in Brunswick County has developed an activity that lets you shoot some hoops while brushing up on your history facts. Full story...
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Jonathan Cooper and Casey Barth to the NFL? WWAY's goes to Chapel Hill for "Pro Day"

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videoFive years ago Hoggard's Jonathan Cooper made a prediction to WWAY on what his football future would be after graduating from high school. Find out if his wish came true. WWAY made the trip to Chapel Hill on Tuesday in order to follow Cooper's transition to the NFL. We also caught up with Casey Barth who didn't receive as much attention from scouts. Plus more! Full story...
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Possible tax hike for businesses downtown

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video Plans to raise taxes in Wilmington's downtown business district to support downtown events and promotions has resurfaced. In 2010, Wilmington Downtown Incorporated planned to pitch the idea to City Council until some stakeholders rejected the idea. Full story...
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NC attorney who defended Jim Bakker dead at age 70

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Harold Bender, a defense attorney whose clients included former PTL evangelist Jim Bakker and NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick, has died. He was 70. Full story...
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Freight logistics company to expand in Mecklenburg

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A company which provides a variety of freight management services is planning to expand its national operations center in Mecklenburg County. Full story...
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NC House OKs making permit records confidential

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The North Carolina House has voted to bar the public from reviewing the detailed records of concealed weapons and pistol permit holders issued in the name of safety. Full story...
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NC sheriff's office raids video gambling cafes

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Authorities in Cumberland County have raided video gambling sweepstakes cafes still in operation since they were declared illegal by the N.C. Supreme Court. Full story...
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Regional effort trying to move Brunswick County back into Wilmington metro area

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videoWe all know Brunswick County is part of southeastern North Carolina, but the federal government sees the map differently. A new designation means the Census Bureau will factor Brunswick County's population, income and demographics into the Myrtle Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area. Full story...
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