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Archive - 2013

McIntyre says government needs to stay open, save health care debate for later

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videoWith a government shutdown looming federal workers at Sunny Point in Brunswick County say they will hit the picket line if forced off the job tomorrow. In the meantime, negotiations continue in Washington. Full story...
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Detectives investigating murder-suicide in Tabor City

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video Two people are dead in Columbus County after what investigators say was a murder-suicide. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says it was called to Spivey Road near Tabor City around 8:30 a.m. after the three children who live here could not make contact with their parents. Full story...
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US DOJ to sue North Carolina over voter law

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video US Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will sue the state for alleged racial discrimination in a new, stricter voting law. Holder says by restricting access and ease of voter participation, this new law would shrink, rather then expand access to voting. Full story...
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Cigarette to blame for Friday fire at Oleander Dr. office

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says a fire the damaged an Oleander Drive office building Friday was an accident caused by improperly discarded smoking material. Full story...
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Wilmington considers new process for giving money to community groups

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videoNon-profit groups and other organizations with an eye for economic development will likely have to go through a new process to ask the City of Wilmington for money. Full story...
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Council gets look at proposed Arts Center parking lot upgrades

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videoWilmington City Council got a look today at potential improvements to the parking area near the Hannah Block Community Arts Center. Full story...
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City Council questions law to ban gangs from parks

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Some Wilmington City Council members are questioning how successful an ordinance banning known gang members from parks will be. Their first concern: is it constitutional? The second: isn't it just moving gang members to other areas of the city? Full story...
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Wilmington man pleads guilty in 2010 stabbing death

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A Wilmington man pleaded guilty Monday in the September 2010 stabbing death of another man at Solomon Towers. Haneef Adib Rahamann, 60, entered an Alford plea to charges of voluntary manslaughter and robbery with a dangerous weapon in the death of Reginald Burke Bunton, 42. Full story...
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Shallotte couple charged with stealing tractor-trailer

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A Shallotte couple is in jail charged with stealing a tractor-trailer earlier this month. Brunswick County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested James Clifford Long, 52, and Cassandra Lawing Long, 37, Saturday morning for larceny of a motor vehicle. Full story...
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Deputies look for man who broke into cars in Monkey Junction, Murrayville

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding a man they say has broken into several vehicles in the Monkey Junction and Murrayville areas. Full story...
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UPDATE: Wilmington home catches fire second time in two days

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videoFirefighters say a Wilmington home that was damaged by flames early Sunday caught fire again early this morning. Crews say they do not believe the fire reignited because of smoldering flames. Full story...
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Police find blood nearby after more shots fired in Creekwood overnight

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Wilmington police are investigating after getting more reports of shots fired overnight in the Creekwood community. Lieutenant Blanton says police were called to the area just before midnight, where he says they found blood near where the shots were fired. Full story...
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Shirt jacket is hot for men's fall fashion

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video Layering, cuffing and backpacks are trends for men this fall. Michael Vincent of Bloke Apparel in Wilmington has five important things that are a must for men's fall fashion. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - September 29

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videoThe Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers had the weekend off, but the rest of the NFL played on. Four NFL teams are off to a 4-0 start. Addison Spruill anxiously awaits the start of the basketball season. The former Pender Patriot will be suiting for Buzz Peterson's UNCW squad. Plus more! Full story...
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Police: IHOP employees robbed at gunpoint

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videoWilmington police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at the IHOP at 5355 Market Street early this morning. Full story...
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