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Archive - Aug 20, 2013

ONLY ON 3: Fired firefighter, friends fight to get his job back

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video He was fired not for being a bad employee, but for being locked up. But now, after being cleared of all charges against him, former Wilmington firefighter Robert Hester is back home. Now he and other firefighters are working their way up the ladder to try and get his job back. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - August 20

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videoWilmington's Jay Ross is a new father. The former New Hanover Wildcat also moved up to #2 on the Buffalo Bills depth chart at nose tackle. As part of the celebration of the centennial of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, the NCHSAA has released the third list of its “100 To Remember” series. This time it's the top 100 female athletes. Plus more! Full story...
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Court rules new trial for NC man serving life

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North Carolina appeals judges say a man convicted of sex-related crimes that two sisters alleged occurred against them more than 20 years ago should get a new trial because of errors in court. Full story...
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Headless body found; 2 NC men charged in death

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Burke County authorities have found the headless body of a man who detectives say was shot to death nine days ago, and two men are charged in his death. Full story...
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NC appeals court sides with killer's release claim

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A North Carolina appeals court ruling could lead to the release of a man convicted of two deaths. Full story...
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City Council loosens food truck regulations, approves Barclay West

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videoAfter nearly eight months of negotiating, food truck owners will now have an easier time making money. Full story...
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School board members discuss Common Core State Standards

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video New Hanover County School Board Members met Tuesday to discuss a number of issues, including a resolution regarding the implementation of the new Common Core State Standards. The board was considering asking the state to pause implementation so they could further study the standards. Full story...
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More cannons pulled from Queen Anne's Revenge

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Two weapons last touched by pirates almost 300 years ago surfaced from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean Friday. Full story...
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Topsail Beach gets ready to celebrate 50th birthday

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videoTopsail Beach is celebrating a milestone birthday. The town turned 50 in March, but locals are celebrating next week. Those who have lived on the island since day one say a lot has changed since 1963. Full story...
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UNCW Beach Blast 2013

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videoStudents from UNCW are celebrating the last day before fall semester starts. The annual Beach Blast brought new and returning students together at Wrightsville Beach to make that first day of college life a little less intimidating. Full story...
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