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Archive - Jan 2012

Ex-state treasurer Moore looking at NC gov's bid

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The Democrat who lost to Bev Perdue in the 2008 primary for North Carolina governor says he's considering whether to run this year now that Perdue has announced she won't seek re-election. Full story...
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Top lawyer for Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton dies

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The chief lawyer in the office of Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton has died suddenly. Full story...
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Perdue won't seek second term as governor

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video Democratic North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue released a statement Thursday saying she won't seek another four-year term because she believes a re-election bid would make it more difficult to find a bipartisan solution to fund public education in a divisive political environment. Full story...
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Gov. Perdue's statement about decision not to run for re-election

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Governor Perdue has released a statement regarding her decision not to run for re-election. Full story...
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THE RANT: A look at Chief Jayne's "action plan," Leland's personnel policy & state law for "misuse of property"

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Best I can tell, Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne has a free ticket to ride. The man has broken a multitude of policies and laws, yet he skates by with not a slap-on-the-wrist, but more like a light tap. Full story...
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Pender County hires new manager

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Pender County has a new county manager. In a 3-2 vote, the County Commission this morning selected Mickey Duvall to succeed Rick Benton, who is retiring. Full story...
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2 killed in apparent holdup at Orange County store

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Sheriff's deputies say two men have been killed in an apparent robbery at a thrift store in northwestern Orange County. Full story...
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Salisbury man charged with stealing metal

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A Salisbury man has been arrested and charged after sheriff's deputies say he tried to sell about 400 pounds of metal he had stolen. Full story...
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US Rep. Brad Miller won't seek re-election

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U.S. Rep. Brad Miller says he will not seek re-election this year to the 13th Congressional District seat he held since 2002. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty to killing roommate in Hickory

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A man has pleaded guilty to killing his roommate in Hickory nearly three years ago. Full story...
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State police investigate Durham police shooting

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The State Bureau of Investigation is looking into a shooting by Durham police officers earlier this week. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Jan. 25

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video On Wednesday night the Old Dominion Monarchs defeated UNCW at Trask Coliseum 53-48. Both teams were ice cold in the first half. The Monarchs shot 50% in the second half though. That turned out to be one of the differences as UNCW falls to ODU. We have highlights from this game on Wednesday's sports. Plus, we've got action from the Brunswick Community College win over Cape Fear Community College. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington couple sues over value of dog's life

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video The North Carolina Court of Appeals has waded into a legal tussle over the wrongful death of a Jack Russell terrier named Laci. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach mayor, school board chair disagree on sales tax increase plan

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videoGov. Bev Perdue’s proposed sales tax increase to help fund public education has made her unpopular with many voters. However, mayors throughout the state, including a few in our area are banning together in support of the tax increase. Full story...
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McCrory prepares for hometown campaign

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Former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory will campaign in earnest for North Carolina governor starting next week in the county where he spent much of his childhood. Full story...
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