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McIntyre bids farewell to fellow Blue Dog Giffords
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 3:49pm.

Like Giffords, Rep. Mike McIntyre is a Blue Dog Democrat. Today he said he will miss his friend and colleague.

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VOTE 2012: Jesse Helms's widow emails support for Rouzer
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 2:23pm.

I normally do not get involved in political races other than our own, but David is a very special exception. You see, David worked in Washington with Jesse for almost a decade, and once you get to know David you will understand why Jesse and I thought so highly of him.

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Whiteville store has two big dollar lottery tickets in six months
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 2:19pm.

For the second time in six months, the same store in the small town of Whiteville has sold a big-winning lottery ticket. Hill’s Food Store on JK Boulevard sold the ticket that matched four white balls and the Mega Ball in Friday’s drawing. Because it was a $2 Megaplier ticket and the Megaplier was two, it is worth $20,000.

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VOTE 2012: McIntyre Campaign has more than $1 million heading into primary
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 1:46pm.

The Mike McIntyre For Congress Campaign Committee announced today that the campaign raised $852,000 in 2011 and begins the 2012 election year with $687,000 cash on hand.

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BofA debit fee plan led to 20% jump in closed accounts
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 1:16pm.

The days of the easy fee grab may be coming to an end. Bank of America's failed plan to impose a $5 monthly debit card fee led to a 20 percent increase in closed accounts in the last three months of 2011 and a public relations headache, which other companies may be keen to avoid.

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Shell retiring as New Hanover Co. Manager
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 12:53pm.

Bruce Shell is retiring from his job as New Hanover County Manager. Shell made the announcement Monday afternoon during a New Hanover County Commission meeting. His last day will be June 30.

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County adopts plan to replenish Carolina Beach sand
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 12:27pm.

New Hanover County Commissioners put a new plan into place to make sure the sand on Carolina Beach will be replenished after a project cooperation agreement with the government runs out.

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