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Emergency services training takes hands-on approach

Friday was day two of a four day training session where emergency services from across the area could experience real life situations.

Senate Democrats derail bill to avert shutdown

Senate Democrats appear to have derailed a Republican bill aimed at preventing a federal shutdown set to begin as soon as the calendar flips to Saturday.
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WWAY Full Court Press Jan. 19, 2018

The lights were bright, the basketball action was fierce and you saw it all go down on WWAY's Full Court Press.

Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose, family says

His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night.
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Wilmington business owner charged with murder appears in court

Both the Wilmington business owner charged with murder and one of the men he was confronting when the alleged shooting took place appeared in court Friday.
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UNCW conducting Title IX employee investigation

The investigation continues as University police looks into women's soccer coach, Paul Cairney. The university is looking into it now as a Title IX employee inquiry.
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Boy, 13, charged as adult in crossbow killing of 10-year-old

Prosecutors in Oklahoma have charged a 13-year-old boy with first-degree murder in the crossbow killing of a 10-year-old friend.
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VIDEO: Fire crews rescue dog stuck in storm drain

Not quite a cat in a tree, in this case it was a dog in a storm culvert that drew the attention of the Wilmington Fire Department.

Police: NFL player said he’d rape police officer’s wife

New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson faces a slew of charges in Florida, including threatening a police officer’s family and saying he would rape the officer’s wife.
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Wilmington Cub Scouts sell record amount of popcorn

Cub Scout Pack 226, based out of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in Wilmington, sold $100,000 worth of popcorn this year.

Deputies: Inmate gets mom, two others to sell cocaine to pay his bond

The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says an inmate called three people, including his mom, and told them to sell his cocaine in order to get money to post his bond.
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GLOW Academy cook-off judged by professional chefs

The young women at GLOW Academy spent part of their Friday in the kitchen. Sixteen weeks of work culminates in a cook-off between four groups of students.
Plans for Renaissance Market (Photo: Trask Land Company and Harbour Retail Partners)

Earth Fare to anchor Renaissance Market project near Mayfaire

Developers announced today that Earth Fare will anchor the Renaissance Market project across from Mayfaire Town Center at the northeast corner of Military Cutoff and Sir Tyler Drive.

NC Coastal Federation collects crab pots during statewide cleanup

The North Carolina Coastal Federation began their fifth year of the Lost Fishing Gear Recovery Project this week. More than 70 commercial watermen along the entire coast have been traveling the sounds to collect lost crab pots.
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911 kidnapping call: ‘They’re wanting some money, is what it is’

Grabbed from a car, beaten, and threatened with a gun, that's what an elderly woman was told her son went through, she explains in a call to Pender County 911. 

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