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Archive - 2013

YOU MAKE THE CALL: Was traffic stop of city employee handled properly?

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videoOften in newsrooms there are stories that lead to debate: Is it news or not? Will viewers want to see it, or should they see it all? Tonight, we ask you to be the judge. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - August 22

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videoIt's the last day for our "Two-A-Days". We featured South Columbus at 6pm and New Hanover at 11. The defense for the Carolina Panthers scored three times on Thursday night. The Panthers beat Baltimore in preseason football. Plus more! Full story...
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Man described as one of city's worst offenders back in jail, mom talks ONLY ON 3

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videoA man Police Chief Ralph Evangelous dubbed one of Wilmington's worst offenders is back behind bars. Rashawn Hines, 19, was arrested last night for a felony probation violation. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach drawbridge construction causes frustration for drivers

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video The Wrightsville Beach Aldermen held a special meeting to talk about the ongoing bridge work. Residents and business owners living near Wrightsville Beach have complained about congestion on the bridge and on Thursday, officials from the Department of Transportation listened to their concerns. Full story...
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US judge hears lawsuit claiming NC inmates beaten

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A federal judge is keeping alive a lawsuit accusing guards at North Carolina's maximum security prison of sadistically beating inmates. Full story...
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Pittenger rejects health plan for Congress members

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North Carolina Rep. Robert Pittenger says he won't participate in the health plan for members of Congress out of principle because it gives them subsidies for coverage under the federal health care overhaul law. Full story...
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NC authorities investigate body at recycling plant

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Detectives with the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office are investigating the discovery of a body at a recycling plant in Fayetteville. Full story...
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Man arrested in connection to Pinewood Apartments shooting

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Two people are in custody and charged in connection to a shooting that hurt a man at the Pinewood Apartment Complex in Wilmington Sunday night. Full story...
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StarNews: Suspect in death of cyclist allegedly set apartment fire

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A woman who is the suspect in a car crash that killed a cyclist Thursday morning also is the suspect in an apartment fire arson. Full story...
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UPDATE: Cyclist dead, driver charged after crash

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videoA bicyclist is dead after being hit by a car this morning in Wilmington. Police say it happened just before noon near the intersection of 4th and Greenfield streets. Full story...
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Port City Foodies: New eats in northern New Hanover Co., Southport

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videoThe weekend is almost here. A time many people like to eat out. Paul Stephen of the Port City Foodies blog on StarNewsOnline.com talks about changes in the local restaurant scene. Full story...
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Judge orders hearing in sweepstakes parlor fight

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videoA judge has called for an evidentiary hearing as a sweepstakes parlor fights to stay in business. Capital One Reward Zone filed for a temporary restraining order against the New Hanover County Sheriff and the District Attorney for raiding the Market Street business last month. Full story...
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NC legislature meets next month to consider vetoes

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videoGov. Pat McCrory has scheduled the session when the North Carolina lawmakers will return to Raleigh to consider overriding his first two vetoes on bills related to immigration and drug testing for welfare applicants. Full story...
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Nasdaq resumes stock trading after 3-hour outage

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videoTrading on the Nasdaq stock exchange is resuming after a three-hour halt caused by a technical glitch. Other exchanges were operating normally Thursday, and stocks rose slightly. Full story...
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NASCAR Hall of Fame reports $1.6M loss in FY 2012

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The NASCAR Hall of Fame lost $1.6 million in the fiscal year that ended in June, but tourism officials in Charlotte say they think the museum's financial performance is improving. Full story...
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