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Archive - Jul 9, 2014

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Barth brothers to hold free kicking camp; Wil Baumann named to watch list for national award

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videoConnor and Casey Barth will hold a free football kicking camp in Wilmington on Sunday afternoon at Hoggard High School. Wil Baumann, another former Hoggard football standout, made a prestigious list on Wednesday that will put the NC State punter in contention for the national punter of the year award. Plus more! Full story...
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SURPRISE SQUAD: Woman gets help from WWAY and co-workers

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videoThanks to a generous donation from Perry's Emporium, the Surprise Squad was in Bolivia Wednesday. WWAY helped out several people, surprising them by paying their water bills. When one employee couldn't pay her own water bill, the compassion of her co-workers came through. Full story...
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Wilmington mosque one step closer to reality

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videoA vacant building on 16th and Rankin streets in Wilmington is one step closer to being turned into a new mosque. The property got conditional special use approval at a Wilmington planning commission meeting tonight. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: The Captain of Coffee Tables

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videoThe 'Captain of Coffee Tables' is in the spotlight as our Extraordinary Person of the Week. His latest venture is a fresh take on the Fort Fisher Hermit. Full story...
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UPDATE: Former Sheriff Ron Hewett jailed on federal weapon charge

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videoFormer Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett is back behind bars after being accused of possessing a firearm as a felon. Full story...
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Other driver cited in head-on crash with deputy

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy has been involved in a head-on crash at Eastwood Road and Rogersville Road this afternoon, according to NHSO spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Padgett wishes other council members spent more of travel budget

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videoWilmington City Councilwoman Laura Padgett's spending habits are making headlines again. Padgett overspent on her travel budget for the fiscal year that just ended. She's the only council member to do so, and it's not the first time. Full story...
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Mentally ill teen still missing from Navassa

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videoIt's been nearly a week since a 15-year-old ran away from his therapeutic foster home in Navassa and a day since a Silver Alert was issued for him. Now Antonio Demetruis Hansley's mother and caregiver are worried something bad has happened. Full story...
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Judge holds bond for ministry leader accused of '90s sex crimes with child

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video Nearly two dozen people filled a Brunswick County courtroom today trying to make the case that a minister charged with sex crimes involving a child two decades ago should be let out of jail. Full story...
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Kids get hands-on lesson with search and rescue dog

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videoAt Greenfield Lake Park, kids got a hands-on lesson on what it means to be a search and rescue K-9. Jorga is more than just a pretty face. She finds missing kids, hidden evidence and even lost keys. Full story...
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NC senators walk out, return to budget meeting

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videoSo much for compromise. Senate members walked out of budget negotiations Wednesday after making some headway the day before. Full story...
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John Wayne heirs sue university over the name Duke

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John Wayne's heirs are dueling with Duke University over the family's right to market bottles of bourbon branded with the late movie star's nickname, Duke. Full story...
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New Hanover man charged with sex crimes with child in Oak Island

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videoA New Hanover County man is charged with sex crimes involving a child in Oak Island, according to an arrest warrant. The warrant shows police arrested William Allen Jackson, 56, Thursday and charged him with statutory sexual offense and indecent liberties with a child. Full story...
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Police: Woman reported missing in N. Myrtle Beach actually dodging court in NC

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A woman who was reported missing from North Myrtle Beach last weekend did not drown in the ocean and was never actually missing, according to the City of North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department. Full story...
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WPD looking for man who robbed Family Dollar

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Wilmington Police are asking for help identifying a man they believe robbed a store last week. Witnesses told police that last Tuesday a Hispanic male entered the Family Dollar Store at 1013 Market St. shortly before 10 p.m. Full story...
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