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Archive - May 27, 2013

North Brunswick wins 2-A east baseball title

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videoNorth Brunswick defeated Northwood 10-5 on Monday night in game three of a best of three series in Pittsboro to secure the 2-A east title for high school baseball. WWAY was there to capture all the excitement. North Brunswick will begin play on Friday afternoon in Zebulon against Piedmont High School in the 2-A state championship baseball series. Full story...
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Battleship marks Memorial Day with 48th annual service

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video People in the Port City Celebrated this Memorial Day in a variety of ways, including the 48th Annual Memorial Day Service on The Battleship North Carolina. Full story...
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Couple charged in Wilson hit-and-run moped death

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A husband and wife have been charged in the hit-and-run death of a man on a mo-ped in Wilson. Full story...
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Autopsy: Infant choked on tightly-packed baby wipe

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An autopsy has found a 10-month old boy found dead in Jacksonville three months ago choked on a baby wipe. Full story...
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Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry runs cancelled again

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation has cancelled several runs of the ferry between Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Island on the Outer Banks for the second time during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Street musician brightens downtown with smooth sounds

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video As the sun sinks down over downtown Wilmington, sweet sounds swing up and down Front Street. At the mouthpiece is saxophonist Glen McRae. "It’s about joy, gets the mess out of the world sometimes," McRae said. McRae takes his place on the street stage every day, collecting tips from passersby who may be out shopping or to get a bite to eat. But while many may hear his bright tones, what they may never hear is hi past near fatal battle with alcoholism. Full story...
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Hundreds pay their respects at Wilmington National Cemetery

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videoThe Wilmington National Cemetery was the site of the Memorial Day service, hosted by the New Hanover County Veterans Council. During the Tolling of the Bells Ceremony, over six hundred names of local, fallen servicemen and women were read aloud. Full story...
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New Hanover High hosts funeral for longtime worker

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videoNew Hanover High School hosted the Funeral service of Barbara Ann Brunson Monday. Brunson worked in the cafeteria at the school for 33 years and requested her service be held at the school. Full story...
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Mother remembers fallen son on Memorial Day

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videoAs hundreds gathered Monday at Wilmington National Cemetery to pay their respects to our fallen servicemen and women, one woman dressed in all white stood out. Full story...
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UNCW earns at-large bid to NCAA baseball tournament

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videoUNCW received an at-large bid to the NCAA baseball tournament on Monday. 3 teams from the CAA made the field. 8 from the ACC made the tournament field. Click full story to see all of the first round matchups. Full story...
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