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Archive - May 20, 2013

Autopsy: Wake deputies shot mental patient in back

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An autopsy report says Wake County sheriff's deputies shot an unarmed mental patient four times, including once at point-blank range in the back. Full story...
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NC public school grant bill lauded by proponents

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Supporters of a bill providing public money to low-income families to attend North Carolina private or religious schools say passing the measure would help give all students the prospect of succeeding in life. Full story...
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Suspect in NC strategists' stabbings indicted

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The man accused in an attack on two North Carolina Democratic strategists has been indicted. Full story...
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Brian Berger voted out of New Hanover Co. Commission

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video After two years of trials and tribulations, Brian Berger is no longer a New Hanover County Commissioner. That was the result of a 3-2 vote that some said was overdue, but it may have raised more questions than answers moving forward. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - May 20

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videoLegendary high school football coach Jack Holley has died after a prolonged illness. WWAY takes a look back at Holley's life on Monday's 11pm sports. Former New Hanover Wildcat baseball standout Jordan Betts has been named 2nd Team All-ACC. The Charlotte Bobcats may be changing their name soon. Lots of fans in Charlotte hope it'll be changed to the Hornets. Full story...
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Extraordinary People: Mamie Fowler serves up happiness at Chick-fil-A

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video Fried chicken and french fries may fill customers’ stomachs, but the dining room hostess at Chick-fil-A in Monkey Junction fills their souls. Full story...
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THE RANT: New Hanover Co. Commission goes too far with Berger amotion

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videoFor the first time in nearly a century, a North Carolina politician has been removed from office through a process called amotion. But WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo says there are lots of losers in this case. He explains in tonight's edition of The Rant. Full story...
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Search for survivors begins in OKC suburb after massive tornado hits

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A mix of volunteers and first responders are combing through debris in an Oklahoma City suburb looking for survivors. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Incest suspects try to share story before surrendering

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video The Pender County father and daughter on the run and charged with sex offenses reached out to WWAY over the weekend. They say they want their side of the story to be heard. Full story...
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Legendary high school coach Jack Holley has died

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videoLegendary high school football coach Jack Holley has died after a prolonged illness. He died Monday afternoon at his home in Teachey. Full story...
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WPD suspends officer after on-duty crash

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A Wilmington Police officer is on administrative leave after investigators say she was involved in a traffic crash on duty. The same officer was involved in a second crash over the weekend. Full story...
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Coroner and his funeral home named in descecration of remains suit

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A Southport woman is suing a funeral home owned by Brunswick County's coroner claiming her husband's remains were desecrated. Full story...
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Law enforcement backs NC attorney general on SBI

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North Carolina's Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper is opposing a state Senate budget provision that moves much of an investigative unit from his department to one headed by an appointee of Republican Gov. Pat McCrory. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. man arrested for crimes against nature involving chihuahua

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videoA Brunswick County man is in jail charged with crimes against nature involving a dog. Full story...
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Brunswick Co.'s Pruden named regional Superintendent of the Year

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Brunswick County Schools Superintendent Edward Pruden has been named the 2013-2014 Southeast Regional Superintendent of the Year. The honor is voted on by the 14 public school superintendents that comprise the Southeast Region Superintendents' Council. Full story...
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