Archive - Jun 7, 2013
WWAY's Friday night sports - June 7
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 10:34pm.

videoWilmington's Derek Brunson won't be fighting in Brazil this weekend after all. Brunson's opponent was involved in a car accident just one day prior to their UFC fight. Justin Livengood is the first local baseball player to be selected in this week's MLB Draft. Livengood recently completed his senior season at UNCW. He also played for the Wilmington Sharks. Plus more!

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STORMTRACK 3: Andrea continues to weaken, pulls away from southeastern NC; Brunswick County tornado confirmed.
Submitted by Jerry Jackson on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 3:16pm.

Andrea is pulling away from the area, allowing a more typical summertime pattern to resume this weekend.

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Home damaged as tropical storm knocks down tree
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 3:07pm.

videoAs Andrea moves north, we are seeing some of the damage she left behind. Most of the damage has been minor, like tree branches scattered in yards and in the streets. But for some, the damage was much worse.

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Hagan: Progress in VA backlog problem
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 1:31pm.

videoSen. Kay Hagan says there is progress in efforts to reduce a backlog in Veterans Affairs claims.

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Tropical Storm Andrea brings rain, wind, few problems to Pleasure Island
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 1:21pm.

videoPleasure Island is often hit hard by tropical storms. This time around, though, some of the usual trouble spots were basically trouble free as Tropical Storm Andrea, the first tropical storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season, rushed through North Carolina today.

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Ginger Zee sweetens National Donut Day at WWAY
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 12:24pm.

videoWhat a day it's been. Tropical Storm Andrea brought ABC Extreme Team meteorologist Ginger Zee to Pleasure Island just in time for National Donut Day. So of course she and her producer David Meyers stopped by Britt's Donuts.

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School lockdown over as deputies catch break-in suspects
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 12:09pm.

video The final day of class at Wrightsboro Elementary School lasted a little longer than planned thanks to a lockdown as New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies tried to solve a home invasion.

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HAPPENING NOW: High winds cancel Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry runs
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 6:35am.

The Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry has cancelled its first run Friday morning because of high winds from Tropical Storm Andrea.

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