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Verizon Wireless employees see a nice boost

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Employees at Verizon Wireless just got a nice boost to their paycheck. Verizon planned to distribute bonus checks to employees Friday. Full story...
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Jump Rope for Heart takes place at Alderman Elementary

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Kids at Alderman Elementary School were jumping out of their chairs today, and that was a good thing! Full story...
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Autopsy points to strangulation

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We now know what killed a Columbus County woman, whose husband is charged with her murder. WWAY has obtained the autopsy report for 29-year-old Carol Batten Dowless. It lists "asphyxiation due to strangulation" as her official cause of death. Full story...
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State aboard plan to bring rail to Port City

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videoPlanes, trains and automobiles, that's how we get from place to place. For the Port City, transportation is more than just getting around. It's part of what put our city on the map. Full story...
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Titan America is turning down state funds

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Titan America will turn down $200,000 of state funds. The money would have come from a Department of Transportation grant... Full story...
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System gives top marks to most NC homes evaluated

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Virtually all of North Carolina's adult care homes included in a new rating system are getting top marks under a system that awards stars to the homes. Full story...
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24-hour UNC Dance Marathon begins this weekend

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There will be some aching feet in Chapel Hill by Saturday evening. That's because more than 1,800 University of North Carolina students have pledged to stand on their feet for 24 hours to raise money for the N.C. Children's Hospital. Full story...
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Judge tosses out NC's ban on video poker machines

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A state court judge has thrown out North Carolina's ban on video poker machines. Full story...
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Comments of the Week: February 13-19

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videoFrom health care to Titan Cement, there have been a lot of news stories this week that have had you talking. Full story...
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Pender Early College students are teaching Spanish to Burgaw Police

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Some young teachers in Pender County are trying to break the language barriers law enforcement officers sometimes face. Full story...
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Deputies use pepper spray at Williston Middle School fight

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A fight broke out behind the school while a talent show was going on inside. The school resource officer and a faculty member attempted to break up the fight and were rushed by the crowd. Full story...
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Help for college-bound students at FAFSA Day

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Are you or your child heading off to college soon, but not sure about filling out the free application for federal student aid? Help is on the way this weekend with FAFSA Day. Full story...
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Dad comes home from Iraq to surprise of son

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videoA Brunswick County first grader got the shock of his life when his father paid a surprise visit to his school. It was a surprise because his father just made it back from a 22-hour flight from Iraq. Full story...
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Follow up on Officer Matthews' death

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videoThis tragedy brings to light the risk police officers take daily to keep our streets safe. Police officers take an oath to serve and protect their community, and most stand by that to the end. Full story...
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A Wilmington adult store is left wondering why it is being forced to close

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videoThe city has closed the doors on a Wilmington adult entertainment store, despite the fact that similar shops operate less than a half a mile away. Full story...
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