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Archive - 2013

Carolina Reaper is world's hottest pepper

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video The Guinness Book of World Records says the hottest peppers in the world are grown in South Carolina. Ed Currie took a sweet hot pepper from the Caribbean and worked to make it hotter. Full story...
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Truck driver spends Christmas alone on the road

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videoWhile many spent Christmas morning unwrapping gifts from Santa, eating delicious meals, and spending quality time with family, one truck driver spent his Christmas morning travelling 6 hours from Pennsylvania to Southport. And he still has more than 700 miles to go before he can spend Christmas with his family. Full story...
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Death penalty trials declining in North Carolina

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Only one person in the state was sentenced to die in 2013. Thirty-three-year-old Mario Andrette McNeill was convicted last spring of kidnapping, human trafficking and killing a 5-year-old Cumberland County girl. Full story...
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Hermitage House fined $2,000 in death of patient

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An assisted living home in Wilmington has been fined $2,000 for not taking a patient who fell to the doctor. Authorities say the patient suffered a broken neck and died several days later. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - December 25

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videoTis the season for holiday hoops. Around here holiday basketball tournament action will start on Thursday. We have our eyes on three different holiday events: Leon Brogden Holiday Tournament, Nathan Gay Holiday Basketball Tournament and Woodmen of the World Christmas Tournament. Full story...
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New releases, family traditions make for a busy Christmas day at the movies

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video After the turkey and presents, many of Wilmington residents headed to the movies to check out some of the latest Hollywood blockbusters. Few places are open on Christmas day, but fortunately for many the movie theater is one of them. Full story...
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Merry Christmas from WWAY NewsChannel 3

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From all of us at WWAY NewsChannel 3, we wish all of our viewers and readers a very merry Christmas. Full story...
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Secret Santa brings joy to the Port City

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video As many of you finished your Christmas shopping this week, one Secret Santa spread Christmas joy around our area. John Butler and his wife went to get their items out of layaway Monday evening when they got the surprise of a lifetime. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - December 24

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videoFormer South Brunswick Cougar football standout Terrell Stanley had a sensational sophomore season for the East Carolina Pirates. ECU head coach Ruffin McNeill was hoping McNeill would be named all-conference in Conference USA. Instead, Stanley was only an honorable mention selection. Check out McNeill's analysis of the former South Brunswick standout. Plus more! Full story...
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Last minute shopping rush

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video Today was of course the last day to finish off your Christmas shopping list. Toys “R” Us was just one of the few places that had extended hours Tuesday evening. Full story...
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Randy to the Rescue: Special Christmas tour

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videoEveryone here at WWAY get's excited for the Christmas season. But Randy Aldridge especially likes to go all out for the holidays. Full story...
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Price of stamps to go up 3 cents

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videoThe cost of mailing a letter is a month away from increasing by three cents. That means the rate will be 49 cents for a first-class stamp. Full story...
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Heat for the Holidays winners get special Christmas gift

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videoAl Fulford Heating & Air teamed up with WWAY again this holiday season to give away a brand new RHEEM energy efficient, heating and air conditioning system! Full story...
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eShowings back in business, some employees still not paid for final week's work

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videoA Wilmington call center is back in business after employees say they were lied to and then laid off without their final paychecks. The new CEO of Delaware-based eShowings calls it a "perfect storm" of things that go could wrong. Full story...
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Volunteers spend Christmas Eve morning delivering dinner to the needy

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videoMore than 100 volunteers spent their Christmas Eve morning at the Global River Church Administration Building disturbing and delivering home cooked meals to the needy. "Share whatever you have, how ever small it is, or large. Share it,” said Joyce Hedgepeth. Full story...
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