UNCW's Bethany Gesell is about to serve receive during a beach volleyball practice. Photo By: Alexa Block/WWAY
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UNCW women’s beach volleyball team gears up for first tournament

UNCW's beach volleyball team is hitting the sand hard before tournament play.
The footballs for Super Bowl 50 were handmade in the Wilson factory in Ada, OH. (Photo: WTVQ)
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Super Bowl footballs a labor of love for small town factory

All season long, the Carolina Panthers have been creating excitement, especially for some young fans lucky enough to get a touchdown ball. Hopefully more youngsters will get some precious pigskins Sunday in California. But the Super Bowl balls themselves have an interesting story.
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Fantastic facial hair competition hits Wilmington this weekend

Happening tomorrow, the 3rd Annual Lower Cape Fear Beard and Mustache Competition is on at Front Street Brewery downtown.
Ebonee Spears, 30, was last heard from on Jan. 15, 2016.
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Wilmington mom still missing after 3 weeks

Today marks three weeks since 30 year old Ebonee Spears went missing here in Wilmington. The mother last spoke with her daughter on January 15.
New Hanover's Ramello Wiliams tries to get a shot off in traffic against Hoggard on Feb. 5, 2016. (Photo: Rodney Willliams)
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WWAY’s Full Court Press – Feb. 5

Did you see all of those close high school basketball games on Friday night? We had more close games than normal. We certainly had it covered on WWAY's Full Court Press.
Woody Harrelson (Photo: David Shankbone/MGN)
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Woody Harrelson applies for Hawaii marijuana dispensary

Actor and marijuana advocate Woody Harrelson was one of nearly 60 applicants to apply to open one of Hawaii's first medical marijuana dispensaries.
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Utah legislators back plan to declare porn a health crisis

A panel of Utah lawmakers has heartily endorsed a resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis.
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Strong quake hits Taiwan; 160 pulled alive, many trapped

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildings where rescuers pulled out more than 160 people. More are still believed to be trapped inside.
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Judges strike down 2 North Carolina congressional districts

A panel of federal judges has struck down two North Carolina majority black congressional districts, saying race was the predominant factor in drawing those lines but state legislators lacked the justification for doing so.
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Man heading to CLT to face federal charges in Vegas drug luggage case

Authorities say a passenger faces a federal drug trafficking charge after he was arrested at the airport in Las Vegas with several pounds of drugs in his checked luggage.
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Manziel’s ex-girlfriend gets protective order

Johnny Manziel's former girlfriend has gotten a protective order against the quarterback.
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Education agency says jobs aren’t restored with other funds

North Carolina's education department says it's cut $2.5 million from its budget and eliminated about 20 positions without tapping into new funds from the legislature earmarked to help early-grade children with reading.
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FIRST ON 3: Bald Head Island Village Manager resigns

Calvin Peck, the Village Manager at Bald Head Island, has resigned.