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NEW DETAILS: 911 calls describe deadly Wilmington shooting

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videoAs police continue searching for more information into the deadly shooting in Wilmington yesterday afternoon, 911 calls from witnesses give us a better description of the scene minutes after it happened. Full story...
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"Meet the Seahawks" for UNCW basketball & head coach Kevin Keatts

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videoMedia Day, one of the long traditions in college basketball, took place on Wednesday for Kevin Keatts and the 2014-15 UNCW Seahawks. We were there in order to check out this year's team. Former South Columbus football standout Ethan Farmer says the UNC Tar Heel defense will continue to make progress. Former East Columbus football standout Joe Gore will have to sit out the next two games for the Clemson Tigers. Plus more sports! Full story...
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Airport Authority discusses ILM expansion

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The New Hanover County Airport Authority met to discuss the future of ILM. The airport anticipates growth in marketing itself, not as a low cost airport, but a high experience airport. Full story...
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FAA takes the blame for airport mistake

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We now know who is responsible for shutting off the lights on ILM's runway last week earlier than they were supposed to. Full story...
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EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Stage left, but always right

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video Theatre can be a huge building block for kids. Let's face it...a lot of adults get nervous in the spotlight. So, get kids comfortable with themselves, in the spotlight, and you give them the ability to shine. This week's extraordinary person of the week is a local actor, writer, director, musician, teacher, and on and on. He is sometimes stage ‘left’, but his mission is always ‘right’. Full story...
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Changes in more than 20 NC laws begin Wednesday

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New North Carolina laws involving coal ash, specialty license plates and the regulation of alcoholic beverages are being implemented starting in October. All or portions of more than 20 pieces of legislation approved by the General Assembly take effect beginning Wednesday. Full story...
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Samaritan's Purse to provide Ebola relief supplies

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A North Carolina-based Christian relief organization is flying about 100 tons of supplies to west African nations struggling to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. The Rev. Franklin Graham, president and CEO of Samaritan's Purse, outlined the mission at a news conference Wednesday at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Full story...
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Rand Paul in NC to help Tillis

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Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says there are many libertarian values that North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis represents that should attract many like-minded people to vote for him over Democrat Kay Hagan this fall. Full story...
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Judge issues gag order in case of 5 slain SC kids

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A judge has issued a gag order in the case of a South Carolina father who authorities said killed his five children. Local media outlets report Wednesday that Circuit Judge Thomas Russo approved the step in the case of Timothy Ray Jones Jr. Full story...
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West Bladen Knights - Team of the Week

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videoOn Wednesday we honored the West Bladen Knights with our team of the week award. West Bladen is off to an impressive 4-1 start this season. The Knights defeated Union 50-21 last Friday. Full story...
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Jury convicts former police chief on 2 of 3 counts

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video A Columbus County jury has convicted former Fair Bluff Police Chief Marty Lewis on two of three counts in his drug trial. Full story...
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Local Realtors taking extra precautions in wake of AR murder

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video WWAY takes a local look at a story that's made national headlines. A Realtor in Arkansas was kidnapped and murdered while showing a house last week. What are local realtors doing now to make sure this doesn't happen in the Cape Fear? Full story...
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City posts signs showing effects of proposed street and sidewalk bond

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videoIn a little over a month, Wilmington residents will decide if a $44 million street and sidewalk bond aimed to improve walkways and roadways will pass. City officials have put up signs around the Port City to help demonstrate some of the projects impacted by the bond proposal. Full story...
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Join us to celebrate 50 years of WWAY Saturday at Ziggy's!

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For half a century WWAY has been part of the community in the Cape Fear. As we celebrate this milestone, we want the community to be part of the party. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Man's body found under Whiteville bridge with several gunshot wounds

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video Officials need the community's help in identifying the man found dead in a creek under a bridge. Full story...
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