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Archive - Jan 2014

Winter freeze leading to epidemic of cabin fever

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After three days of being cooped up, folks around the region are ready to venture outside. The winter weather can be fun for a little while, but now everyday tasks are becoming a hassle. Full story...
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Updated game day changes for local sports

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Due to the winter storm several local athletic events had to be switched from this week to next week. We've updated the posted changes for high school and college hoops. Full story...
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WPD K-9 officer will return in different job; K-9 unit to be reviewed

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videoWilmington Police say the officer who unleashed his K-9 on a man in November will return to work, but in a different job. Ofc. Stafford Brister is clear to come back to work, but he will be working as a patrol officer. Full story...
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Storm causes Red Cross to lose more than 1,900 units of blood and platelets

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Due to severe winter weather, the American Red Cross Carolinas Blood Services Region has lost dozens of blood drives since Tuesday, resulting in nearly 1,900 uncollected units of blood and platelets. Full story...
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Hammerheads release 2014 schedule

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The schedule for the upcoming pro soccer season is out for the Wilmington Hammherheads. The season kicks off at Legion Stadium in early April for David Irving's squad. Full story...
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Boy clinging to life after 4 shot at NC church

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A 12-year-old North Carolina boy remains in critical condition after being shot in the head while playing on a church playground. Full story...
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Over half of NC households lack nest egg

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A nonprofit group says more than half of North Carolina households have little or no savings to cover emergencies or start building a better life. Full story...
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Wilmington releases revised trash collection schedule

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The City of Wilmington will not provide trash pickup service on Thursday, January 30, due to unsafe road conditions and safety concerns for employees. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Up on a rooftop snowboarding in Wilmington

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videoIn just a few more days the Winter Olympics will be heating up in Sochi. There will be numerous sporting events to watch. It's pretty much everything under the sun, except roof snowboarding. The Winter Olympics Committee missed out on this one, but WWAY's John Rendleman didn't. He attended a rooftop snowboarding party on Wednesday. Full story...
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Creativity reigns for makeshift sleds

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videoIt's not often we get a snow day in southeastern North Carolina. So why let it go to waste when we finally get one? Everything from skim boards to street signs were used as as sleds. Kids of all ages made downtown Wilmington into a playground this afternoon. Full story...
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Road conditions deteriorate as night falls

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video The temperature has yet to get above freezing, but crews are giving it their all to make sure the major roads in Southeastern North Carolina stay open. Full story...
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Kadeem Allen named Juco player of week

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Former Laney & New Hanover basketball standout Kadeem Allen continues to race up honors as a sophomore at Hutchinson Junior College in Kansas. Once again he's the player of the week for his conference. Full story...
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Extraordinary People: 30 years under the sea

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videoRay Chamberlain is from a family of Navy men. He spent 30 years in the service, most of it underwater, making him our extraordinary person of the week. Full story...
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First winter storm of 2014 brings ice, snow

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videoJanuary ends with a major winter storm in southeastern NC. Full story...
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Crews battle fires in frigid cold; one home destroyed

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department quickly put out a fire at a home on N. Kerr Ave. this afternoon. In Columbus County an early-morning fire destroyed a home. Full story...
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