Archive - Jan 18, 2014
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Weather challenges at NC Cold Stroke Classic
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 01/18/2014 - 10:31pm.

Boy was it cold for this one on Saturday! One of the East Coast's longest running stand-up paddleboard races did not disappoint on Saturday, providing extreme conditions for seasoned SUP athletes seeking adventure. With temperatures at 34 degrees and winds 10-20 mph, the 6th Annual Cold Stroke Classic launched with white caps in the channel under clear skies.

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Seahawks continue slide + more Saturday sports
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 01/18/2014 - 7:50pm.

Duke & North Carolina both appear to be back on track in men's basketball, but that's not the case for Buzz Peterson's UNCW squad. The Seahawks squandered a 13 point halftime lead on Saturday. The losing skid for UNCW is now nine losses in a row. A handful of local high school squads played games on Saturday afternoon. Plus the season is now underway for the Wilmington Sea Dawgs!

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WPD investigating armed robbery
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Sat, 01/18/2014 - 6:09pm.

video Wilmington Police are looking for a man they say robbed another man at gunpoint in the 3100 block of Market Street.

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Fort Fisher commemorates 149th anniversary
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 01/18/2014 - 5:55pm.

videoFt. Fisher commemorates the 149th anniversary of its pivotal civil war battle. Period clothing and uniforms were all the rage as visitors experienced living history.

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More than 7,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies distributed
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sat, 01/18/2014 - 5:47pm.

videoGirl Scouts kick-off cookie sales this week. More than seven-thousand boxes of cookies were picked up by troop Cookie Moms and Dads.

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Museum transforms into crime scene
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Sat, 01/18/2014 - 5:22pm.

videoThe Cape Fear Museum was transformed into a crime scene Saturday. Organizers say they created a plot where a piece of scientific equipment goes missing from the Learning Center.

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MLK celebration continues with Kids Fun Day
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Sat, 01/18/2014 - 4:33pm.

videoKids had a good time while learning a thing or two, all in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Many different agencies set up shop at the William E. Murphy Sports Complex for the 7th Annual Kids Fun Day on Saturday.

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WWAY's Full Court Press - Jan. 17
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 01/18/2014 - 12:28am.

videoFriday's Full Court Press featured basketball action from Brunswick County, New Hanover County, Columbus County, Onslow County and Pender County. We also took an in-depth look at Monday's MLK Jamfest that will be held in Sampson County. Our play of the week on Friday night turned out to be a buzzer beater from an area player whose yet to reach high school.

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