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WWAY NewsChannel 3 wins top honors in news, weather and sports in NC

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WWAY NewsChannel 3 has won Best Newscast in North Carolina in the NC Associated Press Broadcasters Awards. The station also took home top honors for weather and sports and several other categories from the AP. In all WWAY won 19 awards from the AP and the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas, which were given out at the RTDNAC annual conference at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord. Full story...

Weather worries force changes to high school football schedule

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Concerns about the threat of severe weather tonight has forced changes to tonight's high school football schedule. Several games have moved up kick-off from the originally scheduled 7:30 p.m. or even moved the game to another night. Full story...
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Looking back at Sandy one year later

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videoOne year ago, Hurricane Sandy was churning off our coast. The storm brought us wind and rain before it set off on a deadly trail into the northeast. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: What really is a monsoon?

Most of us think of the “monsoon” season as the beginning of warm and wet weather from the previous season’s hot and dry period.  That is, the transition occurs in areas that

Karen dissipates to remnant low, Cold front taps into leftover moisture

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video Karen has fallen apart, but some leftover rain from the system is still likely in North Carolina by Monday. Full story...
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Climate panel: warming 'extremely likely' man-made

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A landmark report by an international scientific panel says it's "extremely likely" that human activity is the dominant cause of global warming. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Fall weather outlook

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videoHe does it for hurricanes, and he also does it for the changing seasons. George Elliot stopped by to tell us his weather outlook for the rest of the year in Explore with George. Full story...
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Brief tornado causes damage at Holden Beach

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videoThe clean-up is underway after the National Weather Service in Wilmington says a tornado briefly touched down in Holden Beach early yesterday morning. Full story...
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Wilmington Red Cross worker heading to Canada to help with flood relief

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video Victoria Kling, the Regional Response Manager for the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross, will head to Alberta, Canada, where record floods ravaged the area this summer and forced 90,000 to leave. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. volunteer to help with flood response in Colorado

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video An American Red Cross volunteer from Brunswick County is heading to Colorado to help with the response for the massive flooding there. Full story...
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CFPUA mulls cuts after rainy summer led to lower revenue

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videoWhile many coastal businesses say a rainy summer did not dampen their bottom line, the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority saw revenues recede with the rising water. Full story...
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Lightning sparks fire in New Hanover County home

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videoWhile most of you may have enjoyed a sunny day on this Labor Day, a stray thunderstorm left one new hanover county home on fire. Full story...
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Funnel cloud spotted over Wrightsville Beach

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The surf wasn't the only thing churning near Wrightsville Beach Sunday afternoon. Full story...
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NOAA trims forecast for busy hurricane season

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videoFederal forecasters are slightly reducing their prediction for a busy Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration updated its hurricane season forecast Thursday, trimming back the number of hurricanes they expect this year to between six and nine. Full story...
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McCrory sees flood-ravaged North Carolina counties

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Gov. Pat McCrory has toured portions of Lincoln and Catawba counties where heavy rains led to flooding and property damage. Full story...
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