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Older drivers may have to pass tougher driving standards

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videoIf it were up to some state lawmakers, drivers over the age of 65 would have tougher standards when it comes to getting behind the wheel and drivers over 85 would have to take a road test. Full story...
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Lower gas prices mean more travelers this Easter

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With gas prices much lower this year than the last Easter holiday, law enforcement is expecting more drivers on the road. Full story...
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Leland Middle School students get a lesson in safety

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Leland eighth graders took a break from math, science, and English for a lesson in safety. The program focused on underage drinking, drugs, and driving safety. Full story...
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Wilmington-based company to expand

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Castle Branch is an employment screening firm based in Wilmington. 150 people currently work there. The company's new 32,000 square-foot facility will make room for up to 130 more employees. Full story...
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Whats Happening: April 10-12

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videoIt is an Easter Eggstravaganza weekend. If your little one wants to hunt for eggs, there are plenty of places to do so. Also, spring is in the air in Southport. Full story...
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From Hard Rock to Freestyle Music Park

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An amusement park will open in Myrtle Beach this summer; it just won't be called Hard Rock Park. Instead, it will be called Freestyle Music Park. Full story...
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Topsail Humane Society closing Friday

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After some recent zoning disputes with the county, the Topsail Humane Society is going to shut down. Director Kathy Lewis said the county notified her early this week that the shelter is in violation of zoning laws. On Thursday, she told WWAY that she is tired of fighting to provide a free service for the county. Full story...
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Officer Greer honored

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A Wilmington police officer that was injured in the line of duty was honored Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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Dog Court: Woman wants dog court for Brunswick County

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videoEach month on WWAY, we bring you the latest from the New Hanover County Dangerous Dog Appeals Court. Now, a Brunswick County woman wants the same appeals process where she lives. Full story...
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Prosecutor: NC fires set to discourage Hispanics

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A North Carolina prosecutor says four men who have been charged with burning vacant houses in east Winston-Salem wanted to prevent Hispanics from moving into the structures. Full story...
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Small NC town reports first homicide in 25 years

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Police in a small town not far from Raleigh say they are investigating their first homicide in 25 years. Full story...
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Lane closures on Interstate 85 for Easter weekend

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Motorists using Interstate 85 in North Carolina will encounter lane closures during the Easter holiday weekend. Full story...
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NC House approves taxpayer campaign financing test

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The state House tentatively approved legislation that would allow cities and towns to decide whether local election campaigns should get taxpayer subsidies. Full story...
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NC House approves school bus camera law

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The North Carolina House has approved an effort to increase the prosecution of drivers who pass stopped school buses. Full story...
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Wake County sheriff's deputies shoot, kill man

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Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina shot and killed an armed man after an early morning standoff at a mobile home. Full story...
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