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Archive - Sep 12, 2013

WHA CEO fired after DWI arrest

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videoMichael Krause is out as CEO of the Wilmington Housing Authority four days after Wilmington Police arrested him for DWI. Full story...
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NC human trafficking symposium

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About 200 law enforcement authorities and victims' advocates from across North Carolina are meeting in Raleigh to learn more about identifying and investigating cases of modern-day slavery. Full story...
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Refuge plans more barbed wire for wild horses

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The Currituck National Wildlife Refuge says it plans to string more than 15,000 feet of barbed wire fence to keep wild horses from grazing where wildlife feed. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - September 12

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videoOn Thursday we had more than our fair share of high school sports. We had a full preview of week four gridiron action on the high school level. We checked out local high soccer and volleyball as well. The New England Patriots had more punts than first downs, but they still managed to hold off the New York Jets. Plus more! Full story...
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Former Hoggard teacher/coach pleads guilty

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videoA former coach and teacher at Hoggard High School pleaded guilty today to two crimes. Michael Supak admitted to assault on a female and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Full story...
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Traffic changes coming to Wrightsville Beach

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video After treading water for years Wrightsville Beach Aldermen are moving toward a solution for traffic backup the draw bridge creates. Full story...
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Multi-state scammer pleads guilty to swindling people out of property

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videoA multi-state scammer admitted to his crimes Thursday. The District Attorney's office says 55-year-old Roger Glenn Kornegay admitted to being the man behind a real-estate scam in North Carolina. Full story...
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Berger a couple minutes late in return to New Hanover Co. Commission

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videoExactly one week after a judge reinstated Brian Berger, the once-ousted New Hanover County Commissioner walked back into the New Hanover County Government Center for his first agenda briefing since his amotion dismissal. Full story...
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Unpaid lunch costs latest hit on school budgets

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videoUnpaid school lunch charges have been on rise for years in New Hanover County, but now schools can no longer use federal funds to pay off those meals. Last year alone unpaid lunches cost the district about $122,000. Full story...
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CSX designation could help Brunswick Co. lure long-wanted jobs

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video Railroad giant CSX announced Brunswick County's Mid Atlantic Industrial Park on US 74/76 is now designated a CSX Select Site. Local leaders hope the move will eventually help bring a major manufacturer and jobs to the area. Full story...
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Environmental groups file suit about Sutton Plant pollution

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videoEnvironmental groups today filed a federal lawsuit against Duke Energy Progress. They want the power company to clean up its toxic coal ash pollution of Sutton Lake near Wilmington and coal ash pollution of groundwater at its Sutton Plant. Full story...
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Lottery to offer online subscriptions for big jackpot games

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videoThe NC Education Lottery plans to offer a new service to its players that will allow tickets to be purchased for its three jackpot games – Powerball, Mega Millions and Carolina Cash 5 – by subscription through its website. Full story...
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Wilmington business looking for votes in national contest

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video A Wilmington business is fighting for first place in the Martha Stewart American Made Contest. Nye's Cream Sandwiches are also featured in this month's issue of Oprah Winfrey's "O" magazine. Full story...
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Woman guilty in fatal 2012 crash arrested for B&E

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videoA woman who pleaded guilty this week to a car crash that killed another driver last year in Brunswick County faces new charges in Wilmington. Full story...
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Duke Energy selects Brunswick County location for Site Readiness Program

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video Duke Energy Progress has chosen a 220-acre tract along the Cape Fear River in Navassa to participate in the utility's 2013 Site Readiness Program to prepare the location for potential industrial development. Full story...
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