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Archive - 2013

Leland police officer goes to hospital after woman rams patrol cars, leads police on chase

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videoA Leland Police Officer was hospitalized Thursday night after a woman slammed into his patrol car. According to Leland Police Chief Mike James, the loss prevention team at the Walmart on New Pointe Blvd. had been tipped off by the Walmart in Wilmington to watch out for a woman they suspected of shoplifting. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - December 26

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videoThe first round of the Leon Brogden Holiday Basketball Tournament is over. Click the play video icon to see our highlights from all of the opening day games at UNCW. In many cases we also have postgame reaction. Game times for Friday's action is posted as well. Full story...
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New Associated Press poll shows what mattered in news

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video In a new Associated Press poll, a large number of Americans are ready to wave goodbye to 2013. The AP-Times Square New Year’s Eve Poll was conducted several weeks ago and included online interviews from 1,367 adults. Full story...
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After-Christmas shopping and returns begin in the Port City

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videoChristmas is over, but the sales and returns are just beginning. You've stuffed your face with delicious Christmas treats, unwrapped some the presents under the tree, and hopefully thanked Santa for the wonderful gifts. But Santa did not please everyone this year. Full story...
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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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