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Insurance commissioner rejects industry request to raise homeowner's rates

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video Homeowners in southeastern North Carolina should expect lower or only slightly higher insurance rates starting next summer. It comes after North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin rejected the insurance industry's request to raise homeowner's insurance rates by an average of about 25 percent. Full story...
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Lejeune Marine lucks out on busy travel day

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video It's one of the busiest travel days a year, with millions flying and driving. But for one Camp Lejeune Marine, it was a smooth trip that actually ended up with him getting home earlier than he thought. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Tornado Watch canceled for several counties

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The National Weather Service has canceled a Tornado Watch for Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender, Onslow, and Duplin Counties Monday. A watch means conditions are favorable for tornado development. Full story...
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WWAY NewsChannel 3 named Best Newscast in NC

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videoFor the second year in a row, WWAY NewsChannel 3 has been named Best Newscast in North Carolina. The AP Award was one of seven awards WWAY received during a luncheon at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday Full story...
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Online mapping tool shows US storm surge risks

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A new online mapping tool from the National Hurricane Center shows the risks of storm surge from Texas to Maine. The hurricane center launched the interactive map Tuesday. Full story...
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Weather forces cancellation of Cape Fear Fair & Expo Saturday

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videoIf you missed the big storm overnight, you might have thought the bright sunshine this morning signaled a nice day ahead. But the fair weather did not last long enough to translate into, well... Fair weather. Full story...
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Weekend snow possible in NC mountains

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The first snow of the season could fall this weekend in the mountains of western North Carolina. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for 11 counties from Friday evening through Saturday evening. Full story...
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North America treated to partial solar eclipse this evening

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videoNorth Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year. Tonight most of North America will have prime viewing of a partial solar eclipse. Full story...
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Hurricane Hazel town hall meeting tonight marks storm's 60th anniversary

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videoWWAY Chief Meteorologist Scott Dean will be there presenting about the impact Hazel had on the Port City. The Hazel Town Hall meeting is from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Cape Fear Museum on Market Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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Atlantic hurricane season weakest so far since '83

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This year's Atlantic hurricane season has had fewer storms to this point of the year than any since 1983, with only five named storms. Full story...
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