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Archive - Sep 17, 2013

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - September 17

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North Brunswick and Whiteville both entered the Associated Press high school football poll on Tuesday. Undefeated NC State will host undefeated Clemson in Thursday night football. There's an ownership change with the Wilmington Hammerheads. Plus more! Full story...
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Council approves funding for 3 projects, accepts reimbursement for another

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video The Wilmington City Council got to work at their Tuesday meeting covering a wide variety of items during the three and a half hour meeting. Full story...
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Padgett undergoes successful transplant

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video The Wilmington City Council had a full docket at their Tuesday meeting, but instead of talking dollars and cents the biggest announcement was about the health of a councilwoman. Full story...
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Chunk of concrete falls from Bonner Bridge

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A chunk of concrete has fallen from a portion of the Bonner Bridge, a day after a judge approved plans for a parallel span to replace the only link between the Outer Banks and the North Carolina mainland. Full story...
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Conviction in NC-based soldier's death upheld

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A North Carolina appeals court has upheld a murder conviction in the death of a Fort Bragg soldier shot outside a nightclub while celebrating his safe return after more than a year in Iraq. Full story...
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NC rural center agrees to shift grants to state

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A North Carolina rural development organization that saw its state funding eliminated this summer is prepared to shift its $85 million state grant portfolio to a new government agency as the group downsizes and retools. Full story...
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Wilmington Police arrest suspect after car chase

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videoWilmington Police have a suspect in custody after a car chase around 7:30 tonight. Full story...
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New Hanover Schools explores policies on personal relationships among staff

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videoThe New Hanover County Schools Policy Committee is taking a look at several policies concerning personal relationships. The committee wants to prohibit personal relationships between school employees in a supervisory-subordinate relationship. Full story...
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WHA to pay Krause more than $42,000

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videoFired Wilmington Housing Authority CEO Michael Krause will get more than $42,000 to go away. The WHA Board says Krause's contract requires a final payment to Krause in the amount of $42,163.03. Full story...
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Brunswick County to remain in Myrtle Beach metro area

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video Appeals from local officials failed to persuade federal agencies that Brunswick County is tied more closely to Wilmington than to Myrtle Beach. Full story...
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Kure Beach honors town attorney for 50 years of service

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video The town of Kure Beach took time to recognize a special contribution from a very special man. Andy Canoutas has been the town attorney for 50 years. He looks back fondly. Full story...
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Carolina Beach finds its new town manager

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videoThe Carolina Beach Town Council, at its meeting Tuesday, tapped Michael Cramer, a city manager in Michigan, as its new town manager. Full story...
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Fayetteville woman killed in Washington Navy Yard attack

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videoA North Carolina family has gotten the worst news imaginable. Their loved one is a victim of the shootings at the Navy Yard in Washington Monday morning. Mary DeLorenzo Knight was an information technology contractor for the military and was at work in the Navy Yard building where the shootings occurred. Full story...
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Sunset Beach holds meeting on lifeguards

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videoSunset Beach leaders are looking at how to make their beach safer. In the wake of several drownings this summer at Brunswick County beaches, a full house turned out today for a special meeting in Sunset Beach to take a look at how Wrightsville Beach's lifeguard system is set up. Full story...
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Berger calls out Republican commissioners

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioners yesterday gave Brian Berger a special mandate to show up on time or else. Last night Berger had his first chance to meet that rule, but he showed up 20 minutes after a town hall meeting in Wrightsville Beach ended. But he had more to say than why he was late. Full story...
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