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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Jan. 19

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video On Thursday night WWAY went to Durham in order to check out Wake Forest center Ty Walker. The former New Hanover standout got his 13th career start on Thursday against the 4th ranked Duke Blue Devils. Click play video to check out the slam of the game. It's Ty Walker. On Thursday we also featured a one point win by the UNCW women's basketball team at Trask Coliseum. On top of that the Ashley girls basketball team won our team of the week award. Full story...
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Duke gets record number of freshman applications

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The hottest ticket in Durham might be a spot in the class of 2016, if the record number of applications for the freshman class at Duke University is any indicator. Full story...
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Duke U disagrees with NC medical board

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Duke University is defending its investigation of a cancer researcher who resigned after questions were raised about his work. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: NCAA bans Ashley & Hoggard from playing basketball at Duke

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Hoggard and Ashley were both scheduled to play at Cameron Indoor Stadium later this month in a showcase high school basketball event in Durham. The NCAA has stepped in, though. The NCAA has declared the "Clash at Cameron" to be a non-scholastic event. Full story...
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NC tests probe whether gas fracking pollutes water

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North Carolina will be a testing case to help determine whether a natural gas drilling method called fracking contaminates drinking water supplies. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Nov. 23

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video On Wednesday night we showcased the South Columbus High School football team. Click play video in order to see what several of the Stallions have to say about playing in the 2-A east finals. We also have basketball highlights from Trask High School. One of the Titan players pumped in 46 in the Trask season opener. Also, UNCW women's basketball coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke reveals her plans for Thanksgiving. Plus, click full story for the outcome on Duke basketball from Hawaii. Full story...
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Coach K gets career win 903

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Mike Krzyzewski now has 903 career coaching wins. That's more than any other coach in the history of division one college basketball. Coach K passed Bobby Knight on Tuesday night. Full story...
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'Hometown Hall of Famer' Jurgensen honored at alma mater

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video Before he was named to the NFL's 1960s All-Decade Team, before playing 18 seasons with the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles and before he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, Sonny Jurgensen started his gridiron career as a quarterback for the New Hanover High School Wildcats. Full story...
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Duke defeats UNCW in soccer in Durham

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video UNC Wilmington had more shots than Duke, but the Blue Devils had more goals. Duke beat UNCW 4-1 on Tuesday night. Click play video in order to see the action from Durham. The video will be posted before midnight. Full story...
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Duke establishes faculty council on China campus

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Duke University has established a special faculty council and taken other steps to alleviate concerns about the school's construction of a new campus in China. Full story...
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Ex-Duke stars Laettner, Davis face possible jail time

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Former Duke University basketball stars Christian Laettner and Brian Davis are scheduled to be in court facing possible jail time. Full story...
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AT&T adding cell phone capacity around NC colleges

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The company announced Tuesday that it added broadband capacity for the campuses of Duke University, East Carolina University, North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina Charlotte. Full story...
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Ex-Duke student sues school over assault case

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A former Duke University student is suing the school over what she calls hostile treatment after she was raped at a fraternity party. Full story...
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Ex-Duke basketball player Thomas Emma dead of apparent suicide

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Police say former star college basketball player Thomas Emma plunged from the 12th floor of the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan to his death in an apparent suicide. Full story...
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Durham to appeal ruling on Duke lacrosse lawsuits

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Lawyers for the city of Durham will appeal a judge's ruling allowing members of Duke University's men's lacrosse team to seek civil damages from the city. Full story...
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