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Archive for May, 2013

Woman in the hospital after beer bottle assault

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Two women were taken to the hospital early Thursday morning after an argument that escalated into one woman having a beer bottle broken on her face.

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Film incentive rewrite stalls in House

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

"It’s still in the House Rules (Committee), therefore I don’t see it going anywhere," said Rep. Chris Millis, R-Pender.

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State Ports Authority honors Merchant Mariners

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) –The State Ports Authority honored Merchant Mariners who served during World War II. A wreath and flowers were tossed into the Cape Fear River on Wednesday.

Veterans say it’s important to hold ceremonies like this so that generations to come remember the sacrifices that were made to protect our freedom.

Senior Manager at the Port of Wilmington, Steve Jackson said, “Someone mentioned to us last year that spoke and said that if we didn’t have the Merchant Mariners, we wouldn’t have won World War II and if we didn’t win World War II, Hitler would have won. So I recognize the freedom that we have and we wouldn’t have had it if we didn’t succeed in World War II and we couldn’t have done it without the Merchant Mariners.”

Of the nearly 243,000 Merchant Marines who served during World War II, more than 9,500 died.

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Kids learn confidence, magic at ‘No Sleeves Magic Camp’

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

There's more to magic than a wave of the wand and the “now you see it, now you don't.” Learning to command an audience's attention and successfully execute a magical illusion takes a high level of confidence– a trait the founder of 'No Sleeves Magic Camp' hopes to pass on to the camp visitors.

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BREAKING: Woman calls 911 saying she was cut in face

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A woman who says she was cut in the face overnight called 911 early Thursday for help.

The call came in around 4:30 a.m. in the 900 Block N. 30th Street, according to New Hanover County dispatchers.

They say the caller told them she was cut in the face by another woman. The victim was taken to the hospital, but there’s no word yet on her injuries.

Dispatchers say one woman was arrested in connection with the incident.

Stay with WWAY for more on this developing story.

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