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Officials: Small plane crashes into N.C. restaurant, 1 killed

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McCall's BBQ & Seafood Restaurant in downtown Clayton has a big hole it. That after a small plane plowed through the front entrance today. Full story...
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DOT official: State likely to accept Sunset Beach bridge bid

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A Department of Transportation engineer says the state is likely to accept the low bid to build a new Sunset Beach bridge even though it's higher than the state's estimate. Full story...
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Parents concerned about busy intersection

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Some Brunswick County parents are very concerned about a busy intersection near their children's school. There has already been one fatal accident at the crossroads. Residents fear it'll happen again. Full story...
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Some parents unhappy with preschoolers making pit stop on school bus route

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videoSome preschoolers in New Hanover County who ride the bus to school are making a pit stop on their way that some parents say they didn't know about. This year the Board of Transportation is having preschoolers and year round elementary students ride together to save money. But some parents say they weren't aware their young children had to make a bus change on the way to school. Full story...
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More improvements coming to ILM

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More improvements are on the way at Wilmington International Airport. Congressman Mike McIntyre presented a check to the airport for almost $2.5 million Wednesday. Full story...
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10 students injured in Gastonia school bus accident

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Authorities say 10 students were injured after their school bus collided with two vehicles in Gastonia. Full story...
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3 dead in truck crash in Duplin County

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Authorities are trying to figure out what caused a pickup truck carrying eight people to crash in Duplin County. Full story...
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NC Highway Patrol cracking down on seatbelt use

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videoFor the next two weeks, North Carolina Highway Patrol will be cracking down on drivers and passengers who don't wear their seatbelts. Full story...
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Police investigating two fatal accidents

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Police are investigating two fatal accidents in Wilmington over the weekend. One happened Saturday night near the intersection of Martin Luther King Parkway and Kerr Avenue. Police say the driver of a Lincoln Navigator drove off the side of the road and flipped. Full story...
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Highway patrol to crack down on seat belts

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State troopers will be watching drivers who aren't wearing seat belts for the next two weeks. The Highway Patrol is conducting Operation Buckle-Up 2007 starting today. The statewide enforcement drive ends September 23rd. Full story...
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Leland accident hospitalizes four

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Four people are in the hospital tonight after a wreck on highway 17 in Leland this afternoon. Investigators say the driver of the rolled over station wagon ran a red light in front of Brunswick Forest and hit another vehicle. Full story...
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Do you know your driver's handbook?

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videoDriving is second nature for so many of us, but when it comes to the rules of the road, are you up to speed? A viewer contacted WWAY after looking over a North Carolina driver's handbook. He was surprised to learn how many rules have changed since getting his first license more than 40 years ago. Full story...
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City Council votes on speed limit change, drainage

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Wilmington City Council made some important decisions Tuesday night. Council members voted to reduce the speed limit in certain areas of town from 35 to 25 miles per hour. Full story...
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Labor Day weekend means heavy traffic, crowded beaches

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videoThe Labor Day weekend is underway. That means heavy traffic around here as people head to the beaches for the long weekend. According to AAA the roads should be a little less crowded this year, because more people are expected to fly. About one-third of all travelers in North Carolina are expected to make a trip to the beaches this weekend. Full story...
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State road building on hold for holiday

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Road building projects in North Carolina will be on hold over the Labor Day weekend to make driving safer and keep traffic flowing. Full story...
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