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Archive - Feb 11, 2014

Crews busy as ice knocks out power around region

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videoEarlier today spokesmen from Duke Energy Progress, Four County EMC and Brunswick EMC said they were taking a wait-and-see approach. Now linemen say they're prepared to work around the clock to get the lights back on. Full story...
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Charges dismissed against former Bladenboro administrator

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Two criminal charges have been dismissed against Bladenboro's former town administrator. Delane Jackson faced a charge of assault and a count of communicating threats in separate incidents. Full story...
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DOT ready with salt for icy fight on the roads

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videoThe North Carolina DOT is working to deal with icy roads. They have been using a limited amount of brine on the roads because of the rain, but 335 tons of salt fill the warehouses at the maintenance yard in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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Latest cold snap keeps HVAC crews busy

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video Heating and air technicians across southeastern North Carolina are working overtime to make sure you stay warm despite the cold. Technicians say that's why it is important to make sure you properly maintain your units. That includes changing filters. They also say sometime what you think is a problem may not be. Full story...
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SUV hits man walking with moped

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videoWilmington Police say a man walking his moped across the intersection of MLK Parkway and North Kerr Ave. was hit by a SUV this morning. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Karen Carlton

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videoOne of Karen Carlton's first grade students nominated her for her positive reinforcement inside the classroom and inspirational lessons. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Feb. 11

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videoNow that the school record losing streak is over Buzz Peterson and the UNCW Seahawks look to move forward. The Seahawks will host the Northeastern Huskies on Wednesday night at Trask Coliseum. It's been a season of adversity for the Ashley girls basketball team, but the Screamin' Eagles keep on winning. Full story...
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Parents adjust again as weather forces students out of school

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videoBrunswick County parents cannot catch a break as schools let out early today and canceled classes for tomorrow. It was cold and rainy when administrators made the decision to send students home at lunchtime. Now the district will have to figure out how to make up another lost day tomorrow. Full story...
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Bladen County takes latest snow day in stride

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videoThis storm is creating a second winter wonderland in less than two weeks, and the people of Bladen County actually seem to be coming around to it. Full story...
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CFPUA issues boil water advisory for Landfall, Middle Sound Loop areas after main breaks

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videoCFPUA has issued a boil water advisory for hundreds of customers in the Landfall and Middle Sound Loop areas of New Hanover County after several water main breaks in the Ogden area. Full story...
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Inmate death investigated in Pender County

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The death of an inmate in Pender County is under state investigation and an internal review. The Pender County Sheriff's Office says at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday, a detention officer making rounds found Zachary Bruns, 18, unresponsive. Full story...
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Snow, ice accumulate around region

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Snow and ice are accumulating around the region, as the latest winter storm hits southeastern North Carolina. Late this morning the National Weather Service updated its advisory to put the entire area under a Winter Storm Warning. Full story...
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Onslow Co. makes $46,000 selling firearms

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Onslow County made more than $46,000 off selling surplus firearms from the sheriff's department. The county commission voted unanimously in November to sell the surplus weapons to the public for 60 days through a licensed firearm dealer. Full story...
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More details emerge in suspects' death at hands of police

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The only suspect to survive a deadly police shooting outside a Wilmington Pizza Hut in October said Monday in a jailhouse interview he first realized police were on the scene when officers opened fire. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - February 10

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videoThe losing skid is over! The UNCW men's basketball team snapped a school record 14 game losing streak on Monday. We were to check out all the action between UNCW and the Towson Tigers. We stuck around for reaction on the team's first CAA victory of the season. We made a stop in Buctown on Monday night. In a tight one Topsail edged Laney. Check out our highlights and reaction of this one too. Plus more! Full story...
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