Archive - Jan 15, 2014
WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 15
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 11:40pm.

videoThe losing skid continues for Buzz Peterson's UNCW basketball squad. The Seahawks lost to Hofstra on Wednesday. The Ashley girls basketball team has to forfeit four games. Hoggard High graduate Derek Brunson stepped back into the octagon on Wednesday for his third UFC fight. Unfortunately Brunson wasn't able to finish against Yoel Romero after the Wilmington resident won the first two rounds. Plus more!

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Wilmington airport losing nonstop service to DC
Submitted by on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 11:38pm.

Wilmington International Airport is about to lose nonstop service to Washington, DC, and add a flight to New York City, according to Jon Rosborough, the airport’s executive director.

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Fact to fiction novel remembers 'The Things They Carried'
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 10:56pm.

video Vietnam veteran Tim O’Brien turned fact into fiction in his war novel ‘The Things They Carried’ as he shared his war experience and a soldiers battle from within.

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Extraordinary People: The grip who was sponsored by the Terminator
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 7:34pm.

videoHis name is Chunky. He's made a living as a grip. Grips, in case you didn't know, are responsible for all kinds of lighting and camera support. Chunky, in case you didn't know, is one extraordinary person.

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Plane makes emergency landing at ILM
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 5:51pm.

videoA plane traveling from Halifax, Canada to Cuba had to make an emergency medical landing at Wilmington International Airport Wednesday morning.

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Prosecutors say case against accused rapist has been slow moving
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 5:09pm.

videoProsecutors say it's been difficult moving forward the case of an accused rapist who allegedly victimized the same woman again while out on bond. Richard Gore left jail Oct. 24 after a judge reduced his bond, but prosecutors say they did not consent to the reduction from $1 million to $50,000 plus GPS monitoring.

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Michael Lee to run again for NC Senate, gets Goolsby's support
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 4:47pm.

videoWe now know at least one candidate running for the Republican nomination for the 9th District NC Senate seat. Five days after Thom Goolsby shocked many in the GOP by announcing he will not seek reelection a man he once defeated will run to replace him.

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Police suspect gangs responsible for shots fired at homes overnight
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 4:31pm.

video Wilmington Police say gangs may be involved after shots were fired at three Wilmington homes early this morning while people were inside.

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