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Archive - Jan 1, 2014

WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 1

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videoFormer Hoggard guard Stilman White is back from his mission. Will he suit up again for the North Carolina Tar Heels? UNC head coach Roy Williams addressed the situation after Tuesday's win over the UNCW Seahawks. Cape Fear Academy is hosting a three day basketball challenge on Thursday. Plus more! Full story...
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Port City residents hope for change in 2014

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videoAs the ball drops on the New Year many say that 2013 isn’t the only thing they hope to say goodbye to. Full story...
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Good Samaritan Helps Save Boater Near Camp Lejeune

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videoThe Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a 39-year-old man Wednesday after his boat capsized at the entrance to Bear Inlet near Camp LeJeune, N.C. Full story...
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Kids find mom murdered, boyfriend beaten

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videoThe Columbus County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent attack and murder in Hallsboro. Full story...
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Lost dog stops traffic on Cape Fear Memorial; couple searches for owner

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videoA dog caused a slow down Wednesday evening over the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. Mike Robbins and Samantha Evenson say they were going with the normal flow around 6 p.m. into Wilmington when cars started slamming on the brakes. Full story...
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Resolved to get in shape? Be patient

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video Getting in shape is among the top New Year's resolutions nationwide, but often times this popular goal is a hard one to keep. Many gyms are offering incentives like membership discounts or programs to get people in the door. Full story...
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New Year's Day brings new additions to some families

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videoWhile many of us celebrated the New Year with a glass of champagne, the nurses and doctors at New Hanover Regional Medical Center were hard at work delivering New Year's babies. Full story...
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Despite ban, sweepstakes cafes fight to stay open

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It's been a year since the state Supreme Court has upheld a North Carolina law banning sweepstakes cafes. But some of the places where people play fast-moving computer games that mimic Vegas-style slots are still open for business. Full story...
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Troopers look for truck, driver involved in deadly New Year's Eve crash

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videoState troopers are looking for the driver of a truck they say hit and killed a man walking on the side of an Onslow County road on New Year's Eve, but didn't stop. Full story...
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Thousands brave chill for annual Dolphin Dip

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videoThousands of people started 2014 off nice and refreshed by jumping into the Atlantic Ocean in Surf City at the 12th Annual Dolphin Dip. Full story...
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Visitors take part in First Day Hikes at state parks

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video Hikers enjoyed the third annual First Day Hike at North Carolina State Park, including Carolina Beach State Park. Full story...
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Prison administrator charged with attempted murder

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An administrator at a state prison in Buncombe County has been arrested after police say he tried to run over a man in his car. Full story...
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Suspect in Jacksonville sex extortion case facing more charges

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videoMore charges have been filed against an Onslow County man already accused of luring a Marine into a home and coercing the victim to perform a sex act. Full story...
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Justice delays health law's birth control mandate

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The Supreme Court has thrown a hitch into President Barack Obama's new health care law by blocking a requirement that some religion-affiliated organizations provide health insurance that includes birth control. Full story...
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AP photographer Martin collapses at Chick-Fil-A Bowl, dies

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Dave Martin, a longtime Associated Press photographer based in Montgomery, Ala., died after collapsing on the Georgia Dome field at the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Tuesday night. Martin was 59. Full story...
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