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Woman wants answers about son's death

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The SBI is investigating the death of a Pender County man. Michael Williams, 32, died about two weeks ago. Now, his mother is speaking out about what she says was negligence on the part of first responders. Full story...
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UPDATE: Listen to 911 call warning of hospital crash

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video A New Hanover Regional Medical Center spokeswoman says at 6:24 a.m. Friday a New Hanover County 911 dispatcher called the hospital's special police to notify officers that the 911 center had just received a call from a man who said he was on his way to the hospital and planned to drive into the emergency room. Full story...
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NHC Commissioners decline WWAY's invitation to further discuss sales tax increase

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On Wednesday, we sent word through Mark Boyer, Public Information Officer for New Hanover County, inviting any and all County Commissioners to come to the station during our 500p - 630p newscast on Monday to discuss and answer questions about the sales tax increase. Full story...
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State investigating Bladen Co. vote buying allegations

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Larry Hammond, Bladen County's Elections Director, said he received a call from the state BOE yesterday informing him of the allegations. He said the BOE did not tell him who made the allegations or about whom the allegations were made. Full story...
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Republican senate candidates debate

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With the primary just a few days away two republican senate candidates debate the issues. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: B.J. Wright back in jail

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B.J. Wright is back in jail tonight. He's one of the young men who was involved in the shooting at state Sen. R.C. Soles's house back in August. Full story...
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Supporters, opponents sound off about off-shore energy hunt

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video If you missed this afternoon's meeting, there's another tonight at 7 at the Hilton Riverside in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: English rugby player may have infected Wilmington man with mumps

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The 21-year-old New Hanover County resident may have been infected with mumps after interacting with members of an English rugby team who were in Wilmington earlier this month. One person from that rugby team has been diagnosed with mumps, and four other team members have developed symptoms consistent with the disease. Each of those individuals is now in England. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: UNCW student reports assault on campus

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A student has reported to the UNCW Police Department that at approximately 3:30 this morning he was punched by one or more individuals. He reported that the incident occurred on a sidewalk near Wagoner Hall. Full story...
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Homes evacuated after gas leak

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A gas leak shut down part of a Wilmington neighborhood this afternoon. A man accidentally backed his truck over a natural gas pipe in the 200 block of Greenville Avenue. Full story...
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