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Archive - 2013

Army Ground Forces Band unable to perform at UNCW due to government shutdown

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While the show must go on, it will be without the Army Ground Forces Band at UNCW Thursday due to the government shutdown. Instead, the Wind Symphony will perform solo. Full story...
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High Point City Council may use Berger removal example to get rid of mayor

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Some members of High Point City Council want Mayor Bernita Sims to resign. They might present a resolution Thursday asking her to step down. If she won’t, can they fire her? Full story...
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Republican announces candidacy for 2014 US Senate race

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videoA new Republican candidate is throwing his hat in the ring for the 2014 US Senate race. Mark Harris is a Baptist pastor from Charlotte vying for Democrat Kay Hagan's seat. Full story...
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Muscular Dystrophy devastates teen's body but not his spirit

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video Doctors diagnosed Justin Verzaal with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. It's the most common and severe form among children. While the disease is wreaking havoc on his body, it's not ruining his spirit. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - October 1

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videoDerek Brunson is returning to the UFC ring next month. Brunson will fight for the troops at Fort Campbell. On Tuesday we checked out "Pink Out Night" at Pender High for a volleyball match versus East Bladen. New Hanover stays tied for first in the Mideastern Conference in soccer. UNCW beat Duke in men's soccer for the second year in a row. Plus more! Full story...
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Fundraiser for historic buildings at Orton’s

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video The Historic Wilmington Foundation has been saving old building here for years, now some younger members have joined the cause. History's Future held a fund raiser at Orton's Pool Hall, which has seen some history itself. Full story...
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Council continues anti-gang ordinance to November meeting

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video It was being viewed as a tool to help Wilmington Police combat gang activity, but the ACLU of North Carolina viewed a gang ban in area parks as a potential excuse for profiling in at risk communities. Full story...
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NC man sentenced for retaliating against witness

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A Henderson man has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison after his conviction for beating a federal witness. Full story...
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Registered sex offender convicted for violation

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A registered sex offender has pleaded guilty to violating state law by working as a youth minister at a Winston-Salem church and taking children to a city recreation center. Full story...
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McCrory releases exempt position count in NC

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is providing more information about workers in his administration not subject to the same job protections as most state government employees. Full story...
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NC parents sue US government over infant's death

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The parents of a 4-month-old who died at a Fort Bragg day care more than a year ago have filed a $10 million lawsuit against the federal government. Full story...
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Long-time Duke University history professor dies

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Lawrence Goodwyn, a history professor at Duke University for 32 years, has died at his Durham home. He was 85. Full story...
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One assaulted during home invasion

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videoPolice are on the scene of an apparent home invasion at the 1000 block of Fanning Street. Full story...
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KITCHEN SCOOP: Righteous Rum Punch

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video It's a fruity drink that's for you...not the kids. A punch that's packed with fresh juices, but also three kinds of rum. One quick stir and the party starts. Alicia Ross shares her recipe in this week's Kitchen Scoop. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Kelly Feamster

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videoSeveral Brunswick County parents took the time to nominate one teacher for her exceptional work...with exceptional children. Mrs. Kelly Feamster works with kids with special needs, particularly children with autism. Full story...
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