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Archive - May 13, 2013

WWAY's Monday night sports - May 13

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videoThe Brunswick Community College Dolphins won their first Region 10 baseball title on Monday night. The BCC Dolphins beat Lenoir 9-5 in Morehead City to earn an invitation to the national junior college baseball tournament later this month in Oklahoma. Check out our highlights from BCC's win. The Topsail boys tennis season ended on Monday. Tommy Burleson is headed to the NC State Sports Hall of Fame. Plus more! Full story...
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NC Senate bill ends regional development groups

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A bill abolishing regional economic development commissions has received initial approval from the North Carolina Senate. Full story...
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NC jury trials could be waived in amendment change

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North Carolina's constitution gives every criminal defendant the right to a trial and to be convicted by a unanimous jury. Now, some lawmakers want to change that. Full story...
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Bill squeezing out Tesla passes NC Senate

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A bill backed by auto dealers that effectively blocks California's Tesla from selling in North Carolina has passed the state Senate. Full story...
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Extraordinary People: Young owners find sweet success at Fuzzy Peach

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video The experience inside a Fuzzy Peach store is one you won't easily forget. From the colorful décor to the modern lounge-like furniture, it isn't your average dessert shop. Owners Rocco Quaranto and Wells Struble say besides making cold treats with toppings for days, they wanted to create a fun environment for customers. Full story...
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KITCHEN SCOOP: Kung Pao Chicken

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video This week, KitchenScoop.com's Alicia Ross shows how to make delicious Kung Pao Chicken for Two... Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Leland Police officer quits amid wrongful arrest claim

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video A Leland Police officer named in a wrongful arrest claim has resigned. Hank Smith is one of two Leland Police officers Darryl Langley accused of falsely arresting him two years ago. Full story...
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With Hurricane Season approaching, NWS could face furloughs

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videoThe federal sequester has already caused flight delays and canceled the 4th of July fireworks at Camp Lejeune. Now it could affect public safety close to home. Wilmington's National Weather Service office is waiting to find out if it will have to furlough forecasters. Full story...
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Police believe heroin caused two weekend deaths

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video It's a small powdery drug that law enforcement officials say packs a powerful punch, and now the death toll from heroin is shooting up across the area. Full story...
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Property owner sues Brunswick County over eminent domain

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video A Boiling Spring Lakes man is looking for answers after he says the county took land that he owned. Eminent domain lets government take ownership of private property for public use in exchange for fair market value. And that's where the problem lies in this case. Full story...
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DOT: Snow's Cut Bridge should be open this weekend

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Drivers trying to get to and from Pleasure Island should soon get a break from backed-up traffic. The NCDOT says all four lanes on Snow's Cut Bridge should be back open by this weekend. Full story...
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Repairs done, Diligence heads back out on patrol

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The nearly 50-year-old vessel recently went through months of repairs. Crew members say after her tune-up, she's ready for smooth sailing on the open sea.video Full story...
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Judge: Soldier premeditated Iraq killings of Wilmington Navy officer, four soldiers

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A military judge has found Army Sgt. John Russell guilty of premeditated murder in the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq. Full story...
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Former WASTEC facility deconstruction to begin

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Parts of the former WASTEC facility will be torn down Tuesday in effort to protect New Hanover County personnel and property. Full story...
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Bridge work to close part of River Road this week

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videoBridge work will mean a closure on part of River Road in New Hanover County this week. The North Carolina Department of Transportation closed River Road 2.9 miles south of Sanders Drive in both direction at 8 a.m. The closure continues until Friday at 5 p.m. Full story...
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