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Topsail soccer & volleyball both win.... Laney soccer defeats West Carteret

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video Topsail has one of the best 2-A soccer teams in the east. They've got an outstanding volleyball team too. Laney picked up another win on Tuesday. Click video to see it all on WWAY online. Full story...
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Orton's Bar and Poolroom closing

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It is just that kind of place. Orton's in Wilmington has been serving drinks on Front Street for a long time. A short walk down the stairs, raise a few glasses and lift your spirits. Orton's has been a world famous poolroom for quite a while as well. It is even home to a world record. Full story...
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Miller-Motte Technical College back in session Wednesday

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Power has been restored and classes will resume as normal tomorrow at Miller-Motte Technical College in Wilmington. The school lost power during Hurricane Irene over the weekend. Power was restored around 9 p.m. Tuesday. Full story...
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Beaches look for Labor Day bounce back

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Hurricane Irene took a toll on beach businesses this past weekend, but many are hoping Labor Day weekend will make up for the loss. Full story...
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Area beaches survive Irene with little erosion

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video The higher than normal tides and massive waves caused by Hurricane Irene were predicted to wreak havoc on our area's beaches, but thanks to the shift in her track, the impact was minimal. Full story...
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'Swamp Logger' chats with Rotarians

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A TV star from the the Discovery Channel's "Swamp Loggers" rolled into downtown Wilmington today. Full story...
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Thank you, Cape Fear, for making WWAYTV3.com #1 during Irene

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When severe weather hits the Cape Fear, folks here know they can depend on the StormTrack 3 Weather Team and WWAYTV3.com to keep them informed online. During the three days of Hurricane Irene (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) more than 160,000 people visited WWAYTV3.com and the site had almost 690,000 pageviews those three days (according to Google Analytics). Full story...
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ILM gets $6.5 million for infrastructure

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The trip between the runway and the terminal at Wilmington International Airport should soon be a little smoother thanks to some help from the federal government. Full story...
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Car hits house near Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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A car hit a house near the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Tuesday afternoon after witnesses say another car ran a red light. Full story...
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CFPUA: Sewer caves in on Lincoln Rd. near Oleander

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Utility crews with the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority are on the scene and facilitating emergency sewer repairs after discovering a sewer cave-in on Lincoln Road near the intersection of Oleander Drive. A portion of Lincoln Road near Oleander Drive will be closed to through traffic while crews mitigate repairs Full story...
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