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Archive - Aug 19, 2013

WWAY's Monday night sports - August 19

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videoOn Monday night at 11 we featured the Ashley Screamin' Eagles on our "Two-A-Days" high school football feature on WWAY. Three teams remain alive in the American Legion World Series, but Wilmington Post isn't one of them. Former UNCW & Laney coach Bobby Guthrie will be inducted into the NCHSAA Hall of Fame. Plus more! Full story...
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Part of I-40 West closed due to rockslide

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Engineers from the North Carolina Department of Transportation are on the scene assessing the slide to determine how to clear the road and when it can reopen. Full story...
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Police look for suspects in attempted break-in

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videoBrunswick County Deputies are looking for suspects in an attempted break-in at a store in Southport this morning. Full story...
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Brian Berger accuses New Hanover County of discrimination

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video Former New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has filed an employment discrimination charge against the county. Full story...
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NC lawmakers ask for bills after center report

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State lawmakers want more restrictions on how public money is distributed to nonprofits and accounted for in light of critical reviews of the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center. Full story...
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NC jobless rate slightly up to 8.9 percent in July

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North Carolina's unemployment rate has increased slightly for the first time since January. Full story...
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Legal fight continues on Cumberland shooting range

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Those living near a shooting range in Cumberland County are preparing for another court fight in their challenge of a permit for the business. Full story...
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Fit Minute - CrossFit

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video If you want to push your body to the max, you might want to try CrossFit. The weight-training and cardio combo can get you fit very fast if you're up to the challenge. Full story...
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UPDATE: Suspect in deputy-involved shooting now in jail, had weapon charge dropped last year

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videoThe 23-year-old man shot by a New Hanover County Deputy last week is now in the New Hanover County Jail. Court documents show this is not the first time Darius Hester has been accused of having a weapon, but the last time he got out of it. Full story...
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KITCHEN SCOOP: Chopping a clove of garlic

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videoGarlic is one of the most common spices we use in our meals, yet it's also one of the most frustrating to prepare. Before you just reach for the garlic powder, try some of Alicia's tips on chopping and mincing a fresh clove. She shares them in this week's Kitchen Scoop. Full story...
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NC's first military public charter school celebrates grand opening

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videoNorth Carolina’s first military public charter school celebrated its grand opening today. Students, dressed top to bottom in military uniforms at the new Paul R. Brown Leadership Academy will be getting a different educational experience this year. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Veteran wants to reunite military ID bracelet with its owner

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videoA New Hanover County veteran is searching for the owner of a military ID bracelet he found years ago. Full story...
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NC Zoo, museum caring for seized reptiles

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video More details about two people arrested for housing more than 80 snakes, some of which were venomous. This all begin when New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies started out looking for marijuana plants Thursday night, but ended up finding much more than they bargained for. Full story...
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Moral Monday meets opposition in Southport

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video Moral Monday has swept across the Tar Heel State: from Raleigh, to Charlotte, even Wilmington, and now it has hit the streets of Southport, where protestors for and against the policies of Sen. Bill Rabon have come together and peacefully stated their opinion outside of his veterinary clinic. Full story...
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Former DA Gore strikes plea deal, avoids jail

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video Former District Attorney Rex Gore has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor willful neglect to discharge a duty of his office. In exchange, prosecutors have agreed to drop felony charges against him. Full story...
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