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Archive - Aug 8, 2013

FIT MINUTE: Beast Cardio

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video In this week's Fit Minute, personal trainer Brian Knox wants you to step it up as much as you can to do 'beast' cardio. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - August 8

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videoOn Thursday night we checked out baseball playoff action. The Wilmington Sharks had a chance to wrap up their first round series, but the Peninsula Pilots had different plans. Wilmington Post 10 was victorious though. Post 10 advances to the winner's bracket of the legion baseball regionals. Lori Beth Adams made a valiant effort, but the UNCW senior came up short at the U.S. Women's Amateur in Charleston. Plus more! Full story...
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5th juror seated for Army general sex case

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A military court has seated the minimum number of jurors necessary to proceed with the court-martial of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair. Full story...
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NC mental health counselor sentenced for fraud

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A mental health counselor who admitted to a scheme that defrauded Medicaid of at least $6.1 million has been sentenced to six years in prison. Full story...
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Carlton Joyner named new warden at Central Prison

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A former correctional officer at Central Prison has been named warden of the facility. Full story...
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Study offers view of what turbines may look like off our coast

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videoThe horizon off some beaches may soon change in Brunswick County, all in the name of renewable energy. Large wind turbines may be coming our way. Some people say they think its cool. Others say they are eyesores. Full story...
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NCAA getting out of jersey-selling business

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The NCAA is getting out of the jersey-selling business. On Thursday, NCAA President Mark Emmert acknowledged that it was "hypocritical" for the governing body to be selling jerseys of players and other college athletes on its own web site Full story...
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Evangelous: Gun shots down half way through cease fire

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videoWilmington is half-way through the cease fire clergy called from in June to stop gun violence in the Port City. Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous says the city has seen a decline in violence. He hopes that trend continues. Full story...
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New security measures set at Panthers' stadium

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New security measures await fans entering Bank of American Stadium to watch the Carolina Panthers in their preseason opener. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Former Wilmington firefighter found not guilty of sex crime charges

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video A Bladen County man and former Wilmington firefighter jailed for months in Virginia on sex crime allegations has been found not guilty. Full story...
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Dean Smith to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

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videoPresident Barack Obama has announced former University of North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith is among 16 recipients who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom this year. Full story...
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'Christmas in Conway' shoots in Forest Hills

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videoHollywood East has set up shop in Wilmington's Forest Hills neighborhood today with multiple shoots for the upcoming Hallmark Hall of Fame movie "Christmas in Conway." Full story...
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NC reports progress on high school graduation rate

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videoNorth Carolina's high school graduation rate is showing more improvement, with more than eight out of 10 earning a diploma in four years. Full story...
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UNC system president sees no new tuition increases

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videoStudents enrolled at North Carolina's 16 public universities a year from now can expect a pause in a decade of steady tuition increases. Full story...
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NOAA trims forecast for busy hurricane season

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videoFederal forecasters are slightly reducing their prediction for a busy Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration updated its hurricane season forecast Thursday, trimming back the number of hurricanes they expect this year to between six and nine. Full story...
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