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Shallotte man charged in SC stabbing
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:36am.

A Brunswick County man is charged with attempted murder after a stabbing last month in South Carolina.

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Groups seek to overturn NC campaign spending law
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 11:27am.

A lawsuit filed on behalf of two anti-abortion political action committees seeks to overturn North Carolina's system of publicly financed elections for judges and other office-holders.

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Audit: NC could be overpaying in health claims
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 10:05am.

A new audit says North Carolina's state health plan for workers could be overpaying millions of dollars a year because of shoddy tracking of medical claims.

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FEMA: $12M approved for NC Irene relief
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 10:02am.

Nearly $12 million in state and federal money has been approved for people in North Carolina affected by Hurricane Irene.

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Confederate Flag returning to Cape Fear Museum
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 9:31am.

The flag received professional conservation, including, hand vacuuming to remove surface dirt; wet cleaning to reduce the appearance of stains and patching with sheer polyester fabric. Over 42 patches were needed to stabilize the flag.

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Civitas Poll: NC unaffiliated voters not keen on DC politicians
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 9:25am.

A new poll shows North Carolina’s unaffiliated voters are not too fond of D.C. politicians such as Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and John Boehner.

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20.7% of residential properties with mortgage are underwater in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 9:21am.

In Wilmington, 20.7 percent, or 14,968, of all residential properties with a mortgage were in negative equity for second quarter 2011. An additional 6.4 percent, or 4,612, were in near negative equity in Wilmington.

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Former Pender Co. Public Works Director fired in VA for being AWOL during hurricane
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 9:08am.

Paul Parker was fired Sept. 6 for failing to meet expectations, county attorney John Morrison said. As county officials set up an emergency operation ahead of Hurricane Irene's arrival, Parker was supposed to lead the effort. Instead, he left town, Morrison said. Parker had served as public works director in Pender County before going to Chowan County.

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