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Archive - Aug 30, 2013

WWAY's Friday night sports - August 30

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videoWeek two of the high school football season is complete. We had highlights from Rose-Laney, West Bladen-West Columbus, Whiteville-East Bladen, Socastee-West Brunswick, North Brunswick-Trask and Topsail-Pender in the 5th Quarter. We also showcased the Swansboro-Ashley game in the 5th Quarter Extra. Plus more! Full story...
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911 caller also witness who shot at Wilmington robbery suspect

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video WWAY has audio of the 9-1-1 call after a violent robbery off of Old Eastwood Road Thursday night. Full story...
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House fire leaves family of 9 homeless

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videoA housefire off Sandy Bend Road in Rocky Point Friday evening left nine people homeless. Full story...
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NC high school student shot; suspect captured

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videoPolice say a student at a Winston-Salem high school was shot and wounded, and that another student is in custody. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Women charged with break-ins involving young children, 2 suspects sought

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videoTwo young women are charged with home invasions in Brunswick County, where some of the victims were young children. Full story...
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Shallotte bar vandalized with racial slurs, profanity

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videoA Brunswick County business owner woke up to an unwanted sight this morning. Someone vandalized her bar with racial slurs. Full story...
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Students celebrate parent involvement by tossing water balloons at school leaders

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videoThe principal and the assistant principal at Wilmington's Codington Elementary had a chance to cool off this afternoon, but probably not the way they wanted to. Full story...
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Ross makes opening day NFL roster for first time

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videoFor the first time in his career, Jay Ross will start the season on a NFL roster. The New Hanover High School and East Carolina grad announced the news on Twitter this afternoon that he has made the opening day roster for the Buffalo Bills. Full story...
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Berger's attorney thinks judge will rule for ousted commissioner

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videoWe are one step closer to getting a ruling in Brian Berger's legal battle with New Hanover County. Both the county's and Berger's attorney, Chris Anglin, submitted their final briefs this week ahead of today's deadline. Full story...
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Cooper's season over as Cardinals place Hoggard grad on IR

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videoJonathan Cooper's season is officially over before it even began. The Arizona Cardinals, who selected the Hoggard High School and UNC grad with the seventh overall pick in April's NFL Draft, placed Cooper on season-ending injured reserve. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: WBPD releases video, says state cleared officers

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videoWrightsville Beach has released videos that show what happened inside its police station Nov. 8, 2011, that has led a town alderman's son to file a federal lawsuit against the town and two police officers. Full story...
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Family owned vineyard offers free 'Grapes to Glass' winemaking class

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For more than a decade Jesse & Frances Bullard have been growing a piece of North Carolina history, muscadine grapes. Nine years ago the vineyard at Quarter-Shy Farm was open to the public giving people the opportunity to pick their own grapes. Full story...
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Farmers, sheriffs try to influence NC veto outcome

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Farmers and sheriffs are trying to influence North Carolina legislators before they consider a veto next week on a bill involving a federal database to ensure that new employees can legally work in the country. Full story...
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WPD: Woman attacked with hammer, robbed; witness shoots at suspect

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videoWilmington Police say a woman was attacked and robbed as she left work last night on Old Eastwood Road. Full story...
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Firefighters kick off 'Fill the Boot' campaign to fight MDA

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videoFirefighters are kicking off their boots this weekend, but they're still working hard. From 8 a.m. till 8 p.m now through Sunday, they are asking you to fill their boots with donations. Full story...
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