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Archive - Aug 28, 2013

BUILDING HISTORY: A. David building

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videoSome buildings are old and some modern, this one is a little of each. The A. David building downtown is certainly historic; it has undergone quite a few changes in 100 years to become the place it is now. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - August 28

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videoWe honored Ashley High School with our high school football team of the week award on Wednesday. New Hanover football coach Kevin Motsinger provided insight to WWAY on Wednesday on the upcoming Clash of the Carolinas in Myrtle Beach. We also checked in with UNC's Larry Fedora and NC State's Dave Doeren as both coaches prepare for their season openers on the college gridiron. Plus more! Full story...
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Police say Gastonia man dismembered murder victim

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Authorities have charged a Gastonia man with first-degree murder after the say he beat another man to death and dismembered him with a hacksaw. Full story...
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Raleigh council gets earful about feeding homeless

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Members for the Raleigh City Council are getting an earful from residents upset that police officers threatened to arrest groups feeding the homeless sleeping in a downtown park. Full story...
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NC rural development center discusses its future

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Leaders of the N.C. Rural Economic Development Center are discussing the agency's future following a critical review of its operations. Full story...
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82nd Airborne paratrooper dies after SC crash

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Military officials say an 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper has died from injuries received in a motorcycle accident in South Carolina. Full story...
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Students celebrate 50th Anniversary of 'I Have a Dream'

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video Wednesday the nation marked the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s, "I Have a Dream," speech. People from around our area found ways to honor King's dream, including an event at Innes Park in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Schools hopes for more improvement in bus routes

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videoBrunswick County school leaders are working to make sure bus routes run on time. Monday and Tuesday, some buses did not pick up students from Town Creek Elementary School until around 5 p.m., and some students did not get home until after 6 p.m. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Rocky Point man finally gets package

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videoAfter waiting nearly a month to get a package that had been misaddressed, a Rocky Point man finally got his mail today, one day after WWAY looked into the issue. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Family thinks they saw missing Wilmington man on WWAY

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videoThe aunt of a missing Wilmington man says she thinks she spotted her nephew on WWAY NewsChannel 3. The woman was watching our 6 p.m. newscast earlier this week when she spotted a man resembling her missing nephew. Full story...
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Kindergartener, family share experience of starting school

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videoThe first day of kindergarten is a milestone for every child and parent. Today that day came for the Manipole family from Southport, who let us go along for little Sophia's first day of school. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Wrightsville Beach not yet releasing video of incident that led to lawsuit

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video As we told you last night Wrightsville Beach and two of its police officers face a federal lawsuit for allegedly violating the civil rights of a town alderman's son. Today we hoped to get a look at what happened, but the town said no. Full story...
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16-year-old charged as adult in Tuesday shooting

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videoWilmington Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with a shooting yesterday afternoon in the 400 block of N. 11th Street. Full story...
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Steam blow begins at Sutton power plant

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videoDuke Energy is blowing out its new power plant... literally. For the next ten days, the Sutton Combined Cycle Plant on US 421 near Wilmington will blow steam through the new plant to make sure rust and other contaminants have been cleaned out. Full story...
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Army Corps officer relieved of command

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The US Army Corps of Engineers has relieved the commander of its Huntington District while it investigates allegations of misconduct. Full story...
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