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Archive - Aug 5, 2013

WWAY's Monday night sports - August 5

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videoThe Wilmington Sharks won 9 of their final 12 games to secure the 3rd seed in the Coastal Plain League baseball playoffs. Wilmington will host a playoff game on Wednesday. UNCW golfer Lori Beth Adams had a solid round in the first round of the U.S. Women's Golf Amateur in Charleston. Plus more! Full story...
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Carolina Beach lifeguards heading to national competition

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video Carolina Beach town council wasted no time Monday night approving up to $10,000 to send lifeguards to the National Ocean Rescue competition. Full story...
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Carolina Beach close to naming new manager

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video The Carolina Beach town council has been unsettled since last November when Mayor Ray Rothrock, Councilman Lonnie Lashley and Town Manager Tim Owens suddenly resigned. With all board positions filled, there is still a search for a permanent town manager, Ed Parvin is on his second tour of duty as temporary manager. Bruce Shell served for about six months as Interim Town Full story...
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Deputies want help searching for armed robber in Supply

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding an armed robbery suspect who held up a store in Supply. Full story...
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Woman killed in fire at Albemarle home

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Authorities say a woman has been killed in a fire in her Albemarle home. Full story...
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Charter boat strikes Bonner Bridge piling

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The Coast Guard says a charter boat has hit one of the pilings that support the Bonner Bridge in the Outer Banks. Full story...
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'Moral Monday' protests head to Asheville

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With the North Carolina General Assembly finished for the year, protesters are bringing their Moral Monday demonstrations on the road. Full story...
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Dash cam video of Brunswick County high speed chase

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Officer says Ryan Scott Ellis is in a world of trouble. Deputies say they wanted to talk with him after a woman called 911 claiming he had choked her twice. Full story...
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Man charged with robbery with a deadly weapon

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videoWilmington Police say just before 3 a.m. Monday morning, a man tried to rob Shop and Go on Market Street. The clerk told police Taofik Henry came up behind the counter and attacked her. She said she then tased the 36-year-old but he did not react to it. Full story...
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KITCHEN SCOOP: Alicia's Favorite Pimento Cheese Spread

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videoPimento Cheese Spread is so common these days I can buy several brands of prepared spread in the grocery cheese case. When I am really desperate, it’s not a bad option. But when I taste homemade, I am transported to a picnic of my childhood in my grandmother’s yard. Full story...
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Leland man will spend 30 years behind bars

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videoA Leland man will spend 30 years behind bars. A federal court found Bruce Wayne Lorette guilt of receiving, possessing, and producing child pornography. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: CBPD officers stop suicide attempt

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video Investigators say two Carolina Beach police officers may have saved a man’s life after pulling him off of the ledge on Snow’s Cut Bridge. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Grand Jury indicts man for killing 3-year-old

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videoA Brunswick County Grand Jury indicted Montey Murray for first degree murder and child abuse in connection with the death of three-year-old Jaron McAllister. Full story...
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This Day In NC History: Wolfpack Quarterback Roman Gabriel born in Wilmington

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On August 5, 1940, Roman Gabriel, Jr. was born in Wilmington. Gabriel gained fame as the quarterback for N.C. State from 1959 to 1961, where he was a two time All-American and a two time ACC Player of the Year. His skill as a quarterback led him to set numerous passing records at N.C. State. As a result, his jersey was officially retired in 1962. In 1989, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Full story...
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HAPPENING TONIGHT: Public hearing on proposed Titan America plant

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video A public hearing is scheduled to discuss a revised air quality permit for Titan America. The cement company applied for a permit to build a plant in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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