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Archive - Jan 2014

NC price gouging law in effect through winter storm

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North Carolina's price gouging law is in effect after a State of Emergency was declared due to a winter storm that's expected to bring snow, sleet and ice to much of North Carolina. Full story...
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State of Emergency declarations in effect, shelter open in Shallotte

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videoSeveral area governments have declared States of Emergency as a winter storm bears down on southeastern North Carolina. Sleet, freezing rain and ice are all forecast for the region through tomorrow morning. Full story...
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Police say woman killed in officer-involved shooting had handgun

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videoAround 1:17 a.m. police were dispatched to the 700 block of Tabor Lane for a domestic dispute between a man and a woman. When officers arrived they approached Grace Louise Dink, 21, who was sitting in the driver's seat of a silver vehicle. Police say she had a hand-gun. Full story...
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Mayfaire stores close as restaurants, theater stay open

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videoMost of the retail stores were closed today at Mayfaire Town Center. A spokeswoman says the shopping center was closed to prepare for the weather. However a few restaurants stayed open. Full story...
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Weather cancels flights in and out of ILM

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videoThe threat of winter weather is already causing havoc with flight schedules around the region, including at Wilmington International Airport. Full story...
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FIT MINUTE - How to use a foam roller

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videoPersonal trainers say when you use a foam roller, you'll want to go slowly and be careful. It might hurt at first but if you breathe through it, the foam roller will help you work out your knots so you can have a better workout. Full story...
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Derailed train back on track

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videoA train is back on track after a derailment between the 100 block of Marstellar St. and S. Front St. in Wilmington blocked the road for several hours this morning. Full story...
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1934 fire devastates Wrightsville Beach

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videoIt's a long ago event few people are left to remember, but 80 years ago today the complexion of one of our area's most popular beaches was changed forever. On Jan. 28, 1934, winter winds fanned a fire at Wrightsville Beach that devastated the popular resort town. In the end, more than 100 buildings were reduced to ashes, including the iconic Oceanic Hotel. Full story...
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Conservationists, capitalists battle over seismic testing

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video It was standing room only at the Kure Beach Town Council Meeting with hundreds more standing outside hanging on every word of the debate. Full story...
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Pender County man sentenced for child pornography

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A Pender County man is going away for child pornography. Today in Federal Court, a judge sentenced 58-year-old Bruce William Nott to 15 years in prison. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - January 27

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videoLaney High is the place to be in four more nights. Four jerseys will hang from the rafters, including a larger than life Michael Jordan uniform. A handful of high school basketball teams squeezed in games on Monday night prior to Tuesday's expected snow storm. Coach K and the Duke Blue Devils left Pittsburgh with a victory on Monday. The UNCW-Towson men's basketball game won't be played on Wednesday. Plus more! Full story...
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Shoppers flock to grocery stores ahead of storm

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video Shoppers flocked to local grocery stores Monday to stock up on the essentials before the winter blast. The Assistant Manager at the Piggly Wiggly on Village Road in Leland says he has seen an increase in business. Full story...
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McCrory visits Port of Wilmington

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video Gov. Pat McCrory made his first visit of 2014 to the Port City. McCrory toured the State Port Monday to talk about the road map for economic prosperity. Full story...
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Profanity-laced recording of Sen. Rabon's meeting cited in death of puppy mill bill

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videoState Senate leaders said Monday they plan to kill legislation that would regulate so-called puppy mills in North Carolina after an audiotape leaked of a top Republican senator criticizing the bill and the House lawmakers who passed it last year. Full story...
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DOT already busy getting roads ready for storm threat

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videoSoutheastern North Carolina is bracing for what could be a winter weather mess. Meanwhile the Department of Transportation has been busy preparing to keep the roads safe. Full story...
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