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Carolina Beach native Kim Munley credited with stopping Ft. Hood shooting

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videoThe carnage might have been even worse at Fort Hood, had it not been for civilian police officer Kim Munley. Upon arriving at the scene, she saw Hasan and started firing. Who is this woman? It turns out she's one of ours. Full story...
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Inside 911: Dealing with calls

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videoThey are there whenever we need them, but 911 operators have an often thankless job. No matter how big or small the emergency, they take the time to walk us through our time of crisis. Full story...
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Students dismissed after Hazmat situation at Topsail High School

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videoIt was a topsy turvy day at Topsail High. More than 1,000 students spent their day outside on the bleachers at the football field after they noticed a strange odor coming from a Spanish classroom. Full story...
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Pender county given recovery zone designation

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There is good news for growing business in Pender County. The county has been given a recovery zone designation, based on its high rates of unemployment, poverty and foreclosure. Full story...
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Inside 911: The job of an operator

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videoIn an emergency we see the police officers, the firefighters, and the paramedics, but we never see the 911 operators who get them there. New Hanover County's 911 dispatchers say it is a high stress, fast-paced, unpredictable job - and they would not have it any other way. Full story...
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Recycling could be made easier, especially in rural areas

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videoIt has been more than a month since new state laws governing recycling took effect, but it's unclear if these laws are working in some rural communities. Full story...
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Wilmington Police use closed motel for training session

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The former Whitey's El-Berta Motor Inn hosted some dramatic law enforcement training Thursday afternoon. The Wilmington Police Department's Special Enforcement Response Team and it's bomb squad practiced... Full story...
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Open casting call for One Tree Hill

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In this tight economy, folks are always looking for a way to make some extra cash. Here is a fun way: One Tree Hill is holding an open casting call for people ages 18 and up. Full story...
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Some municipal races in Columbus County still too close to call

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Election Day has come and gone, but the work is not over for Board of Elections officials in Columbus County. A number of municipal races in the county are still too close to call. Full story...
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Newly elected Wilmington councilmen eager to get started

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videoWilmington City Council met Wednesday night, instead of Tuesday night, because of the election. Voters also shook up the composition of the council. WWAY's Meghan Torjussen tells us the newcomers are eager to get started. Full story...
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