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CFCC Memorial event draws hundreds to honor and celebrate lives lost on 9/11

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video Ceremonies were held all across our county today to remember what happened ten years ago. Hundreds in our area came together to honor and celebrate the lives lost on that day in 2001. Cape Fear Community College held a memorial event at their North Campus. The service marked the events of that tragic day in real time. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: For Trot Nixon 9/11 a day of family joy amidst terror, frustration

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video As a nation, September 11, 2001, will always represent a dark day in our history. But for a member of the WWAY family, it has a much different meaning. For "5th Quarter" co-host Trot Nixon and his wife Kathryn it was the day their lives changed forever in a good way, even though the terrorist attacks kept them from sharing a very special experience. Full story...
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9/11 5k run honors fallen NYC firefighter

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A 5k walk/run in honor of a New York firefighter who died on 9/11 was held at CFCC after the memorial ceremony. It's called the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Tower Run. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man hit and killed on Carolina Beach Road

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A man is dead after being hit by a truck on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Festival of Trees revived alongside Nutcracker Ballet

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It may be hard to believe, but the holiday season is just around the corner. This year, you can celebrate in a big way with the renewal of the Festival of Trees in addition to the annual production of the Nutcracker Ballet. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Thompson responds to Berger's issues and accusations

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video Commission Vice Chair Jason Thompson sat down with WWAY tonight to talk about Berger's issues and accusations. He discussed the widening rift between Berger and fellow commissioners, Berger's refusal to take responsibility for his own problems and where the commission goes from here. Full story...
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Week # 4 - High School Scoreboard

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Week four of the high school football season is complete. Topsail is no longer undefeated. Hoggard, Laney and North Brunswick remain unbeaten. In fact the Vikings, Bucs and Scorpions all posted impressive victories and for the second week in a row all four high schools in New Hanover County won. Full story...
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For children too young to remember, 9/11 still creates perspective

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video September 11, 2001, is a day many of us will never forget. But for some, it's a day they don't even remember. A group of fifth graders at Mary C. Williams Elementary were babies the day terrorists attacked America. They don't remember the events of the day that shook our world, but they have a pieced-together view of it from family members, teachers and the media. Full story...
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"And the Winner Is..." BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT

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video Where do you go to put a little spice in your life? This week would like to know which local restaurant serves up the best Mexican food in the Cape Fear. Here's how the votes are grilling up (4p Thurs.):
La Costa - 34%
K-38 Baja Grill - 20%
Camino Real, Surf City - 13%
VOTE NOW!
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