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Archive - May 10, 2013

WWAY's Friday night sports - May 10

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videoOn Friday we had state playoff action from Ashley, Hoggard, Whiteville and Cerro Gordo on WWAY. The biggest upset of the night took place in Whiteville where the defending 2-A state baseball champs lost to Clinton. Trask won the 1-A state title in track. On Friday the Wilmington Hammerheads dropped to 1-4 on the season. UNCW had an historic win in men's tennis. Seahawk Lori Beth Adams continues to tear up the golf course. Plus more! Full story...
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Port City Pop Con takes over the Wilmington Convention Center

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videoFor the first time, Wilmington is hosting a pop culture event at the Convention Center. Full story...
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NC woman who led prostitution ring sentenced

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A North Carolina woman has been sentenced to three years and two months in federal prison for running an interstate prostitution ring. Full story...
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NC man accused of shooting at a police officer

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Salisbury police have charged a man who they say fired shots at a patrol car in March. Full story...
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Man sentenced for role in scam aimed at elderly

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A Canadian man is facing more than six years in prison after pleading guilty to targeting the elderly in a sweepstakes scam. Full story...
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Deadlock leads to appointment to NC Lumbee post

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The chairman of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina has appointed an interim administrator after two votes failed to produce a winner. Full story...
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Two brothers sentenced in North Carolina terror case

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video Hysen Sherifi of Raleigh was sentenced Friday to four life sentences to be served on top of 45 years for his involvement in a homegrown terrorist plot involving six Raleigh-area Muslims. His brother Shkumbin Sherifi , plead guilty in late 2012, to plotting to behead a witness in his brother's case. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Shallotte attorney plans primary challenge against Jon David

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Voters in Bladen, Brunswick and Columbus counties will have a couple of candidates to choose from in next year's Republican Primary for district attorney. At last night's Brunswick County Republican Party meeting, defense attorney Ryan Smithwick announced his intention to challenge incumbent Jon David. Full story...
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Graduation arrives for area college students

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videoMore than 850 students will graduate from Cape Fear Community College tonight. It's also commencement weekend at UNCW, where more than 2,000 students are graduating. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. 911 fires operator who handled fatal stabbing call

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videoA frantic 911 call last week during the fatal stabbing of a Wilmington man may have cost a New Hanover County dispatcher her job. After a review of how the she handled the call, the county decided to fire the operator. Full story...
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KITCHEN SCOOP: Pan-Seared Tenderloin with Bearnaise Sauce

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videoThere's not much quite like a good steak, but sometimes we want to jazz it up a bit. With grilling season officially here, a new and delicious sauce would be perfect. Alicia Ross features a recipe for a quick and easy Béarnaise that you'll love, in this week's Kitchen Scoop. Full story...
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ECU student held on military desertion charge

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An East Carolina University student is in custody after authorities discovered he was wanted on a federal warrant for deserting the military. Full story...
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Two arrested, one still wanted for Carolina Beach fight

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videoTwo men have been arrested and one more is still wanted for a fight two weeks ago in Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Developer, DOT to hold public meeting for Market Street plans

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videoThe NCDOT and a developer that wants to build a new retail center on Market Street in Porters Neck will hold a public meeting later this month. Full story...
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Former assistant DA Kelley pleads guilty, must pay back money

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videoA former Bladen County assistant district attorney has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge and must pay back money she improperly received. Elaine Kelley entered the plea yesterday in Brunswick County Superior Court. Full story...
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