Archive - May 7, 2012
Schoninger turns down offer to buy land for ballpark, will reconsider
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 10:33pm.

video Chuck Schoninger, CEO of USA InvestCo, who also owns land along the Wilmington riverfront near PPD, says the offer he got nearly three months ago was just not good enough. Not only was the price not right, Schoninger also says he wasn't sure the group making the offers had the best intentions at heart.

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Rep. Howard Coble refutes campaign ad endorsing Bobby Coffer
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 8:18pm.

A longtime North Carolina Congressman is refuting a campaign ad run by a primary challenger to state Senate leader Phil Berger that suggests the congressman is endorsing Berger's rival.

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Authorities seize more than 100 dogs from NC home
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 7:31pm.

Deputies in Burke County have seized 105 dogs and puppies from a Morganton home where authorities were preparing to post a notice that the animals weren't in compliance with their rabies tags.

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Winds, shoaling impact Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry run
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 7:28pm.

Service on the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry run on the North Carolina coast is being affected by extreme shoaling and unusually low tides.

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Lawyer: Amendment One not written well, expect legal challenges
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 4:52pm.

video A new poll says a Constitutional amendment blocking gay marriage in North Carolina could easily become law tomorrow. The amendment defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, but some folks say there is more at stake than just who gets to wear a ring on their left hand.

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VOTE 2012: McCrory keeps campaigning despite easy win predicted
Submitted by Asha Dave on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 4:06pm.

Pat McCrory is not taking anything for granted. Despite being the presumptive Republican nominee for governor, he is staying busy in the final hours before voters head to the polls.

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VOTE 2012: Dalton confident as Democratic race for governor winds down
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 4:03pm.

video The latest polls show Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton with a slight edge over Rep. Bob Etheridge in the Democratic race for governor. Dalton feels very good about his place in the polls. When it comes to what voters will decide Tuesday, he thinks his record speaks for itself.

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