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HURRICANE SANDY: Check out live cameras at the beach

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As Hurricane Sandy approaches and keeps moving up the coast, you can get a live look at beaches and surf conditions along the Cape Fear coast and beyond. WWAY has partnered with SurfChex.com to bring you live webcams and weather data from beaches in our area and beyond. Full story...
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'Safe Haven' Facebook Q&A Tuesday

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You can join a live Q&A about the locally-shot movie "Safe Haven" on Facebook Tuesday at 7 p.m. You'll be able to watch the new Safe Haven trailer and join Nicholas Sparks in a live Q&A with stars Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough. Full story...
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Southport-Fort Fisher returns to full schedule tomorrow

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The Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry will be back to its normal schedule tomorrown. The NC Department of Transportation cut some runs today on the route while mechanics work to fix mechanical/electrical problems on the Motor Vessel Fort Fisher. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. Health Department to offer flu vaccines to early voters Thursday

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The Brunswick County Health Department will offer flu shots at three locations Thursday on the first day of early voting. This is the only day that is scheduled. It's part of a statewide effort called Vote and Vax. Full story...
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Southport teen charged with stealing from vacation homes

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A Brunswick County teenager is charged with allegedly stealing from vacation homes and then selling the items to pawn shops in the Southport area. Full story...
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Southport-Fort Fisher starts off-season schedule Monday

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Now that fall has arrived, the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry moves to its abbreviated fall/winter schedule Monday. Full story...
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Military wounded warriors ride in parade from Southport

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Supporters of the military's Wounded Warriors group are organizing a welcome home parade along the North Carolina coast. Full story...
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Maritime Memorial location up for debate

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video The city of Southport wants to pay tribute to its maritime heritage with a memorial. But after a public hearing, the proposed location may be sinking fast. Full story...
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Sunny Point practices for terrorist threat

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video A Brunswick County military installation was on high alert today. It was part of a simulated attack planned at Sunny Point Military Ocean Terminal near Southport by civilian contractors. Though it was just a drill, base officials are not taking it lightly. Full story...
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Fans excited for Sparks on set in Southport

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video An anxious crowd waited for the chance to catch a glimpse of some of their favorite stars Wednesday in Southport. After close to an hour, "Safe Haven" stars Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough, along with writer Nicholas Sparks, finally arrived. Full story...
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Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry schedule tweaked for 'Safe Haven' shoot

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The NC Department of Transportation's Ferry Division will cancel two departures for the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry tonight for a movie shoot. The cast and crew of the Nicholas Sparks book turned movie "Safe Haven" will use the Motor Vessel Southport and its crew for a shoot this evening. Full story...
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Southport man plans Bahamas trip in homemade plane

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video A Southport man is almost finished building his own ultralight plane with hopes of making an international flight. Although aviation is in his blood, Norman Lewis says the flight he wants to make is different than anything that's been done before. Full story...
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'No Port Southport' claims deepwater port plan is dead

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No Port Southport, which opposes an international terminal in southern Brunswick County, believes the federal government's focus on other port projects means the Southport plans are dead. Full story...
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'Iron Man 3' flying over Cape Fear River; other productions along for the ride

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video Hollywood East is alive and well. At least Four productions are actively filming in the Cape Fear, and one more with big names is on the way. Full story...
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HBO releases details on 'Mary and Martha,' filmed in Southport and Wilmington

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North Carolina residents have already spotted Hilary Swank, James Woods and Brenda Blethyn in Southport and Wilmington and today HBO released details on the TV movie they are shooting, "Mary and Martha." Full story...
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