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WWAY Hurricane Special looks back at Bertha & Fran, ahead to this season

Join Chief Meteorologist Scott Dean and meteorologists Gabrielle Deabler and Helen Holt for our 2016 Hurricane Special Wednesday at 5 p.m. on WWAY NewsChannel 3.
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Outbursts, outfits cause delay in Nashid Porter murder trial

It was an intense start to the murder trial of Nashid Porter. This morning at the Pender County Judicial Annex pretrial motions and proceedings were held. Porter will represent himself in the courtroom for the 2012 murder of Brian Grant in Wilmington.
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Trial underway for WPD officer charged with assaulting handcuffed teen

Opening statements started Tuesday morning for the Wilmington police officer accused of using excessive force when arresting a teen.
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9 hours ago
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Man charged in hit-run-death of Pender teen appears in court

The man accused of hitting a teen and leaving the scene appeared before a judge this morning.
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Off to see the wizard? ‘Land of Oz’ theme park reopens

You'll have to take some backroads to visit this Land of Oz, but both the Yellow Brick Road and Dorothy will be waiting when you arrive.
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Senate backs even more in reserves, merit-based pay raises

Senate Republicans say their North Carolina government budget proposal puts even more money aside in reserve to soften economic downturns than the House spending plan did.
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The Latest: Legislature gives final OK to coal ash bill

The North Carolina legislature has given final approval to a bill reviving a state commission tasked two years ago with managing the cleanup of more than 30 coal ash pits. Gov. Pat McCrory already has threatened to veto the bill because of a court ruling this year.
Lifeguards watch the beaches at Carolina Beach where a swimmer went missing. (Photo: Madison Morgan/WWAY)
2 hours ago
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Search for missing swimmer now a recovery effort

The search for a swimmer who went missing at Carolina Beach over the weekend has been changed to a recovery operation.
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2 hours ago
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New Hanover Regional opens new ER department Wednesday

New Hanover Regional Medical Center will open its newly renovated Emergency Department reception area and majority of patient care areas to the public Wednesday.
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3 hours ago
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Pedestrian hit on Castle Hayne Road

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon on Castle Hayne Road, officials said.
Coal Ash
4 hours ago
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House OKs final coal ash, water bill that governor opposes

A final agreement on how to reconstitute North Carolina's Coal Ash Management Commission and get permanent drinking water to people living near ash pits has cleared one chamber of the General Assembly.
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4 hours ago
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Police investigating gorilla incident at Cincinnati Zoo

The shooting death of an endangered silverback gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday to rescue a toddler who had fallen into the enclosure has garnered national outrage from animal rights activists and citizens concerned about zoo safety.
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State board of election says no to Brunswick Co. challenge

Election officials in Raleigh have decided to not have a new election for a seat on the Brunswick County Commission.