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Archive - Aug 13, 2013

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - August 13

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videoOn Tuesday WWAY's John Rendleman and Trot Nixon both attended the luncheon for the upcoming BB&T Jamboree. It's not just a scrimmage. It's the unofficial start to the high school football season. On Tuesday we heard from a Post 10 baseball player. The brackets are set and Post 10 is World Series bound. The Wilmington Hammerheads have two big games this week at home. Plus more! Full story...
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Carolina Beach votes to control beach structures

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video It's not that there were no restrictions in Carolina Beach, just that they were part of state polices and the town needed their own. Full story...
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Pedestrian hit by car in Carolina Beach

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A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Carolina Beach a little before 10 p.m. Full story...
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Funeral arrangements set for Bishop Gossman

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The Diocese of Raleigh announced funeral details for Bishop Emeritus Joseph Gossman, who passed away Monday at 83. Full story...
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Divers rescued three miles off shore

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit rescued two divers about three miles off the shore Tuesday afternoon. Full story...
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NC man jailed after cocaine found in 4-year-old

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A Shelby man is being held without bond after police say cocaine was found in his home and his 4-year-old was found with cocaine in his body. Full story...
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Man wrongly convicted of murder released from jail

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A North Carolina man is being released from prison after spending 20 years behind bars for a murder he didn't commit. Full story...
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police go at gangs in court

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police want a judge to issue an injunction against suspected gang members, a new tactic for contending with one of the city's oldest gangs. Full story...
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Clergy joining fight against gangs after Chadbourn murder

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video For the second time in a month, Chadbourn Police are investigating a murder. Now police and the community are looking at the past to fight for the future. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Prosecutors, law enforcement discuss better cooperation

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videoDistrict Attorney Ben David says a meeting Friday with his office, Wilmington Police and probation has already led to progress. The group met to talk about how they can more effectively work together. David said the agencies need to share information to make sure criminals they want behind bars do not wind up back on the streets. Full story...
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Educators say lawmakers need to get facts straight on education spending

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videoTeachers, parents and education advocates are seeing red, literally, when it comes to the education budget. It was a sea full of red at Wilmington's Riverfront Park, where a rally sponsored by the North Carolina Association of Educators focused on telling legislators to get their facts straight about education spending. Full story...
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Four stabbed in Shallotte, $20,000 stolen

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Shallotte Police are looking for whoever tied up four men and robbed them of at least $20,000 in cash. Capt. Scott Branning say it happened at a home on Village Point Road Friday night. Full story...
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Judges next to examine broad NC voting changes

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videoJudges will now decide whether an elections overhaul in North Carolina requiring photo identification to vote and scaling back early voting is discriminatory or permitted under the law. Full story...
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MARKING HISTORY: Adam Empie

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videoAdam Empie, was a pioneering chaplain at West Point as well as a minister at St. James Parish. Full story...
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NC town anticipates new Sturm Ruger gun factory

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A North Carolina town already home to America's largest gun manufacturer expects to welcome another famous name in the business. Full story...
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