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Archive - Jul 10, 2013

Commission approves new food truck rules

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video City planners have finalized a deal that would give food truck vendors more freedom to operate in the Port City. After much debate Wilmington city planners voted unanimously Wednesday to recommend the approval of new food truck rules. Full story...
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Victims, witnesses describe OIB deck collapse

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videoA family member who did not want to go on camera says the collapse of a deck as his family posed for a photo Tuesday night in Ocean Isle Beach was a big shock. Moments later, calls started coming in to Brunswick County 911. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - July 10

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videoOn Wednesday we profiled a role reversal at the Wilmington Tigers football practice. NFL rookie Jonathan Cooper switched roles. The NFL first round draft pick watched his brother, Joshua, as the Wilmington Tigers gear up for their season opener in Wilmington this weekend. The Wilmington Sharks won on Wednesday with an impressive pitching performance. Plus more! Full story...
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Inspector: Rusted nails may have led to deck collapse

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video A deck collapse turned a vacation dream home into a nightmare in Ocean Isle Beach last night. As investigators pick through debris they are left wondering what can be done to prevent things like this in the future. Full story...
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Charlotte museum to cut hours, trim staff

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Officials at the Mint Museum in Charlotte say they will cut operating hours and trim staff in its first major cutback in four years. Full story...
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10 arrested after probe into NC crime operation

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Law enforcement officials in Iredell County say 10 people have been arrested in connection with a two-month investigation into alleged burglary and counterfeiting operations. Full story...
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NC shopping center evacuated after lye spill

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Authorities evacuated a Cary shopping center after a truck spilled hundreds of gallons of lye in the parking lot. Full story...
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Pedestrian struck on College Road

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A pedestrian was struck by a car on College Road at New Centre Drive Wednesday night around 10PM. County dispatch has confirmed that one person was transported to Cape Fear hospital with a cut on their arm. Full story...
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BUILDING HISTORY: Historic Wilmington Foundation

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video It does more than just pass out plaques. The Historic Wilmington Foundation is a nonprofit organization that focuses its efforts on preserving our architectural heritage. They are one of the reasons we have so many great old buildings here. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Carolina Beach PD makes changes, officer on unpaid leave

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Carolina Beach Police Sgt. Chris Chafin is on unpaid administrative leave for time to appeal a personnel decision, the town says. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Charter school considered option for vocation school in Brunswick Co.

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video Members of the Brunswick County School Board say for years they've talked about opening a career tech charter school. Now they're looking at a different way to possibly pay for it. Full story...
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BSL commissioners decide again to donate money to fire department

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videoA Boiling Spring Lakes city leader called a special council meeting today after he says he received important information about the fire department. Mayor Pro Tem Charlie Carroll said the department was not honest when it got council to donate money for a piece of equipment. Others said that's not the case. Full story...
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CSX to reimburse Love Grove residents

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CSX says it will reimburse Love Grove residents if they missed work or had to pay out-of-pocket for expenses during the train derailment last month that cut off their neighborhood. Full story...
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CFPUA names interim CEO

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has named Jim Flechtner Interim Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Flechtner is CFPUA's Deputy CEO and Chief Operations Officer. He follows Matt Jordan, who retired last month and took a job in Florida. Full story...
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NC Republicans bring abortion bill fix to panel

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North Carolina House Republicans are trying to change an abortion bill after Gov. Pat McCrory threatened to veto the proposal. Full story...
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