Archive - Aug 1, 2013
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ONLY ON 3: Short staffing means OT piling up for WPD
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 10:55pm.

videoThe Wilmington Police Department needs more officers. In the meantime, current officers are stepping up and working longer hours than usual. That has some short on patience.

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UPDATE: Former sweepstakes employee speaks out
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 10:06pm.

video Earlier this week the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office confiscated 50 computers from Capital One Reward Zone on Market Street. The bust was a part of the Sheriff’s Office crack down on sweepstakes parlor.

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - August 1
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 9:47pm.

videoWilmington's Cari Blalock finished in 4th place at the US Open Swimming Championships on Thursday. This was the first day of official high school football practice all across the state. The Wilmington Sharks clinched a playoff spot of Thursday. WWAY Full Court Press co-host Brett Blizzard represented North Carolina as a starter in Thursday's all-star basketball game in Washington, D.C. Plus more!

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Army officer found guilty in Afghanistan shootings
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 9:29pm.

A jury at Fort Bragg has found an 82nd Airborne Division lieutenant guilty of two counts of murder in connection with a series of shootings in Afghanistan.

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Burmese refugees getting help from Raleigh school
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 9:27pm.

A group of students from a Christian school in Raleigh is expanding its relationship with the Burmese refugees they're trying to help assimilate to life in the U.S.

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Starnews: Key developer behind Bald Head Island dies at 94
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 8:53pm.

videoGeorge P. Mitchell died last Friday in Galveston, Texas.

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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Kids Making it
Submitted by IE on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 5:09pm.

videoKids making it in downtown Wilmington is a non-profit organization that focuses on woodworking programs for at-risk youth and they're always hard at work on something.

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Researchers develop new hurricane model
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 4:53pm.

videoResearchers at Coastal Carolina University introduced a new hurricane outlook model just in time for the peak of storm season. Scientists say the model HUGO stands out from other models

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