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VOTE 2012: McCrory looks to fix 'broken' government, economy as governor

Republican Pat McCrory brought his campaign for governor to Wilmington Thursday. Before heading to a campaign rally, he visited WWAY to talk about the race for the state's highest office, including how Bev Perdue not seeking re-election affects things, questions about the money he's made since leaving office as Charlotte Mayor and what he sees as the biggest issues facing North Carolina.

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New Hanover Co. drop-out rate drops

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video More New Hanover County students are staying in school instead of dropping out. The school district says the 23.4 percent decrease in the overall dropout rate is a big step in the right direction. Full story...
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Afternoon gas leak forces neighborhood evacuation

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video Scary moments for a Wilmington neighborhood this afternoon after a gas leak forced some people from their homes. The gas leak near the intersection of 7th and Campbell Streets was so bad you could smell it from more than two blocks away. Full story...
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Deputies ask for s help identifying suspect

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance in identifying a male subject as a part of an ongoing investigation. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: McCrory says he won't release personal financial information

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Yesterday the NC Democratic Party questioned the money Pat McCrory's been making the last few years and calling on him to disclose his financial relationships and records. We asked McCrory about it during his visit to our studio this morning. Full story...
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Bowles won't run for governor; McIntyre, others still considering

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The man who polls show may be the best chance for the Democratic Party to hold on to the North Carolina governorship said Thursday he won't run for the job. Full story...
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Ex-speaker Hackney won't run for NC House in 2012

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The former two-term North Carolina House speaker will not run for re-election after more than 30 years in the Legislature. Full story...
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BEMC offering $5,000 reward for vandalism that led to outage

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Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a break-in at the BEMC Hickman's Crossing substation in Calabash. Whoever broke in vandalized the substation, which resulted in a power outage. About 3,600 co-op members in the Calabash area were without power from 11:30 p.m. Tuesday to 12:20 a.m. Wednesday as a result. Full story...
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