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VOTE 2010: Crowded New Hanover commission field narrowed

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Now that the New Hanover Co. sales tax increase has passed, the question is: who will be on the commission to deal with the budget. It was a crowded race with four Democrats and seven Republicans seeking the two nominations for each party. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: New Hanover voters pass sales tax hike

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The New Hanover County sales tax referendum passed Tuesday, barely. We talked to County Commission chair Jason Thompson, and he laid it out in true Thompson fashion. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: Goolsby beats Lee in state Senate race

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Thom Goolsby will face Democrat James Leutze in the general election in November. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: Pope upsets Gore in DA race

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With all three counties reporting, Butch Pope has pulled off perhaps the biggest upset of the night by beating Rex Gore for the Democratic nomination for District Attorney in the 13th Judicial District. Full story...
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Gulf oil problem could be ours

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video Experts say the longer oil continues to leak, the greater the chance, albeit slim, that it could make it's way out of the Gulf and up the East Coast. Full story...
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Wilmington businessman enters plea on campaign violations

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video In New Hanover County court today, businessman Rusty Carter was convicted of skirting the law to funnel money to high-profile Democrats. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Jailer to appeal inmate death case to Supreme Court

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Attorneys representing a New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputy involved in an inmate's death are appealing their case to the US Supreme Court. Full story...
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Prosecutors rest in Pierce trial

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video Closing arguments are scheduled for tomorrow morning. After that the jury will begin deliberating. Full story...
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Carter convicted for illegal campaign contributions

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Atlantic Corp. owner Rusty Carter has pleaded guilty to violating three misdemeanor campaign donations laws when he funneled money through his employees to the governor and two state senators. Full story...
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Early college high school grads get jump start on future

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video It's not every day a student has her high school diploma and college degree by the age of 18. Alexandra Lyons started Pender Early College High School at the age of 15. The program gives high school students the chance to pursue an associate degree from cape fear community college. Full story...
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