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Archive - Feb 25, 2014

WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Feb. 25

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videoJay Ross will be named the head football coach of the Wilmington Tigers on Friday. Round two of the high school basketball state playoffs will tip off on Wednesday. That'll also be "Senior Night" at UNCW for basketball. The CAA Swim Championship begins Wednesday too. Plus more! Full story...
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Community gang forums end, but what’s next?

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video After a summer of violence Wilmington City Leaders decided a community effort was needed to try and end gang violence, but after six meetings in four months some are asking when we are going to start seeing results. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Shari Peacock

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videoMrs. Shari Peacock prides herself in the long-lasting relationships she keeps with students and says they've taught her important lessons. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington whacks injury leave for cops, firefighters and city workers

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video A policy Wilmington City Council approved without discussion in November will limit the amount of benefits an employee can get if they are hurt on the job. Some city workers are fired up, because they say nobody told them about the change. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: State inspections confirm complaints about Bladen jail conditions

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videoA trip to jail is not a visit to a luxury hotel, but there is a basic expectation of safety and health conditions. For months, though, we've heard complaints about problems inside the Bladen County Jail, and they're not just from inmates. They're also coming from state regulators. Full story...
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Woman charged with DWI twice in three hours

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videoA Brunswick County woman was arrested for DWI over the weekend twice in just a matter of hours. Both arrests happened early Saturday morning. Full story...
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Historic homes help mark Black History Month in Wilmington

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videoIt's Black History Month, and the Historic Wilmington Foundation celebrated by marking two historic homes important to the city's African-American history. Full story...
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Training, preparedness credited for saving deputy fire chief, wife from fire

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videoLittle is left of a New Hanover County home after a fire early this morning. The victims are a Carolina Beach firefighter and his wife. Full story...
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Pender Co. company earns top honor for commitment to worker safety

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videoThe NC Department of Labor awarded a Pender County company with a top honor today. Wilmington Box Company received the SHARP award for its safety and health conditions for workers. Full story...
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US Army general seeks dismissal of sex charges

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A US Army general facing court martial on sexual assault charges is again seeking to have the case against him dismissed. Full story...
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Jay Ross to be named head coach of Wilmington Tigers

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videoIt appears the NFL career for Wilmington's Jay Ross has been put on hold. The New Hanover High alum will return to the football sideline this summer as the head coach of the Wilmington Tigers semi-pro football team. A news conference will be held on Friday to formally introduce Ross as the new head coach of the Tigers. Full story...
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15-year-old arrested at New Hanover HS game on gun, drug charges

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videoA 15-year-old accused of stealing a cell phone at a high school basketball game last night now faces gun and drug charges after deputies say he brought both on school grounds. Full story...
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Attorney for Pender County charged with DWI in Brunswick County

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videoThe attorney for Pender County was charged over the weekend with DWI. Carl "Trey" Woodrow Thurman III, 47, appeared before a Brunswick County magistrate at 2:23 a.m. Sunday, according to a revocation order. Full story...
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Drone used to estimate size of NC coal ash spill

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A team of academic researchers equipped with a drone estimate that about 35 million gallons of coal ash and contaminated wastewater spilled into the Dan River earlier this month. Full story...
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Meeting looks at pay incentives for NC teachers

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North Carolina lawmakers, school leaders and parents are considering whether teachers can be better rewarded for performance through a statewide incentives package. Full story...
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