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Time to prepare for tornado season

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videoIt's Severe Weather Awareness Week in North Carolina, which is a chance to remind people that severe weather season is right around the corner, including the most likely time of year for tornadoes. Full story...
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3 workers from developmental center in Kinston

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Three workers at a state-owned developmental facility in North Carolina have been fired after an investigation into patient abuse. Full story...
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3 buses carrying Marines crash in NC

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Authorities said three buses carrying Camp Lejeune Marines have crashed in eastern North Carolina, injuring nine Marines and one civilian. Full story...
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Durham groups want NC sculpture lit year-round

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Public art advocates say a light sculpture outside the Durham Performing Arts Center should be lit every night, but the donor says both and he and artist intended that it be lit only for theater events. Full story...
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NC lawmakers support mining expansion in state

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Four members of the state's congressional delegation are urging regulators to drop objections to a company's mining expansion plans in eastern North Carolina. Full story...
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Head-on collision on Independence Blvd Wednesday

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A head-on collision led to major traffic backups Wednesday morning in Wilmington. The accident happened around 7:00 a.m. on Independence Boulevard between 17th Street and Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Topsail Humane Society and Pender County to sever ties

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videoBack in July, the Pender County Health Department and the Topsail Humane Society agreed the humane society would take over operations of the county animal shelter. But with a tight county budget, the humane society said there is just not enough money to cover costs. Full story...
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Power outage left much of Brunswick Co. in cold

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On this cold Thursday morning, much of Brunswick County was without power. A Brunswick Electric Membership Cooperative spokesperson told WWAY power was out from Supply southward to the state line. Full story...
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Earth Day trash challenge

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videoAn environmentally friendly teacher challenges students to an Earth Day trash contest. Full story...
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Health concerns at Acme Delco Elementary

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videoRepairs at one Columbus County School have parents worried about the health and safety of their children. Full story...
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Local class wins books, donates some to Yahweh Center

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Some elementary school kids shared their favorite books Wednesday morning. Students in Ms. Garcia's kindergarten class at Mary C. Williams School donated nearly 150 books to the Yahweh Center, a facility for abused and neglected children between the ages of 5 and 12. Full story...
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Elderly Brunswick County man arrested for drug trafficking

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An elderly Brunswick County man, once on the county's most wanted list, is behind bars. Sixty-nine-year-old Franklin Floyd was arrested shortly before 5:00 pm Tuesday at his house. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach drawbridge may take longer than expected

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Repairs on the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge may require some extra time. An engineer for the DOT told WWAY NewsChannel 3 Wednesday that they are running into problems. Full story...
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Using technology to help with recession

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videoThe direction our economy could be heading is often compared to that of the great depression. One thing that sets this time period apart is our great advance in technology. The question is, how can we use technology like the internet to get us out of this recession? Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Fire Department says the time is now for a new building

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videoIt is moldy, cramped and has been an ongoing battle for the past three years; Wrightsville Beach Fire and Police departments say they need a new public safety building, and the town needs to act now. Full story...
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