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Business convention thinking "green"

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It was a packed house for the first Emerging Green Business Conference today at Wrightsville Beach. WWAY is a proud sponsor of the conference. Full story...
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Emerging Green Business Conference to help businesses cash in on going green

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video To some people, going green may sound like more trouble than it's worth. But businesses are thriving off the public's push to protect our environment. A business conference going on tomorrow will help businesses go green in more ways than one. Full story...
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Visitors beat heat at beach a day after Earl

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video Many people thought Hurricane Earl was going to swoop in and ruin their Labor Day weekend here in the Cape Fear region. Instead, the sun was shining today, and there was not a cloud in the sky. Beachgoers say they couldn't ask for better weather. Full story...
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Beach businesses hoping for big weekend despite storm threat

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videoBy all indications, it's been a good tourist season along the Cape Fear Coast. Beach businesses hope this last big weekend of summer will not be a wash out thanks to Earl and Fiona Full story...
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Coast braces for rip currents as Hurricane Danielle churns Atlantic

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video So far this summer 300 people have been rescued from rip currents at Wrightsville Beach, including 214 in one day, and the summer's not over yet. This weekend's rip currents are supposed to top the charts as some of the most dangerous rip currents all summer. Full story...
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Beach businesses hope storms won't dampen Labor Day weekend

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The tropics are churning. Hurricane Danielle is well out at sea, but expected to cause severe rip currents along our coast this weekend. And right behind her, there's Tropical Storm Earl. Full story...
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Ohio woman drowns at Wrightsville Beach

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An evening swim turned deadly last night at Wrightsville Beach. Police say an Ohio woman drowned while swimming in the ocean near the 700 block of South Lumina Avenue. Full story...
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Lifeguards say stay out of the water

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video Tropical storm Colin left beach goers seeing red this weekend. Red flags, that is. Full story...
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Crews to fix Wrightsville Beach Drawbridge next week

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Crews will repair the concrete guardrail that was damaged when a 16-year-old girl hit it in a Land Rover Friday night. Full story...
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Let them eat cake, but not while driving

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A case of eating and driving. That's what police are blaming for a single-car crash that damaged the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge Friday night. Full story...
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Surfing Without Sight - Surf Camp for the Visually Impaired

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video Surfing can be intimidating and that's assuming you can see. Now imagine being blind or close to it. A dozen visually impaired children did just that by rising to the challenge of riding the waves on Monday at Wrightsville Beach. Full story...
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Car jumps median, slams into Wrightsville Beach drawbridge

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Historic bridge in Wrightsville Beach takes a beating Friday night. Permanent repairs will likely be made on Monday. Full story...
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Expert says recent shark attacks not sign of trend

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video Three weeks and two shark attacks off our coast. A 13-year-old girl is recovering tonight at her home in Davidson after being bitten at Wrightsville Beach Saturday, but there's still some mystery lurking in this case. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Delay in Petrolino case shows backlog at Raleigh lab

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videoRandi Petrolino did not show up for her first appearance in court today, but she didn't miss much. Prosecutors are waiting for her blood results to come back from the SBI lab in Raleigh, which could take up to a year. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: WSOC-TV talks to girl about being bitten by shark at WB; Expert says definitely a shark

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video A teenager is recovering after a shark attacked her at Wrightsville Beach over the weekend. Kendall Parker, 13, was back home in Davidson Sunday. She told WSOC-TV in Charlotte she was in waist deep water Saturday at Wrightsville Beach with her dad and brother. Full story...
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