Archive - Jul 30, 2014
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Sharks gain ground in race for playoff spot
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:38pm.

videoHomers are hard to come by at the Shark Tank. The prevailing wind probably has to something to with that. Regardless, thanks to a Michael Montville homer the Wilmington Sharks defeted Wilson on Wednesday night. Plus, we have news concerning the Wilmington Hammerheads FC.

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Brewing questions with no answers, yet
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:51pm.

videoThe Wilmington Planning Commission held a workshop Wednesday to decide how to handle small breweries in the Port City.

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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Surgical Student
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:41pm.

videoThe new school year is slowly but surely getting closer and this week's Extraordinary Person of the Week already has big plans. She's headed to DC and going to meet nobel peace prize winners. She is one day going to be saving lives. Her name is Savannah Rea and this future surgical student is extraordinary.

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Police issue warrants for weekend shooting suspects
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:11pm.

Wilmington Police are looking for two suspects in a shooting Sunday. Police issued warrants for Jakia Imani Boney, 24, and Hykeem Quintell Durant, 24. The warrants are for assault with a deadly weapon, Going armed to the terror of the public and injury to personal property.

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Critics say pay claims in NC budget not accurate
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:56pm.

video The new state budget plan leaves teachers asking questions. Republican leaders said yesterday the proposal will give educators their largest pay hike in state history, but some teachers may not see the change.

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8 years after woman's disappearance still no answers in murder
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 4:03pm.

videoAllison Jackson Foy went missing eight years ago today. Her body was found two years later. But her sister Lisa Valentino has found keeping cold cases in the spotlight is not easy.

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Tennessee facility cancels class to reduce Southern accents
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 3:40pm.

videoSome employees at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee complained about a class aimed at teaching them how to reduce their Southern accents. Now, managers are calling the whole thing off.

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Cat blamed for morning power outage in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:19pm.

videoDuke Energy Progress says a power outage that affected thousands of customers in Wilmington this morning was due to a cat.

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