The North Carolina governor's race has heated up in a big way. It is because of an anti Pat McCrory commercial that has popped up on television, including here on WWAY. It is an ad McCrory's camp says is laden with falsehoods. The ad is sponsored by a Washington based group called Alliance for North Carolina, which as of three weeks ago went by the name Pioneer Majority. Their list of contributors includes the Democratic Governor's Association ( $500,000 ) and the NEA ( $250,000 ). The state Republican Party has filed a complaint against the Alliance for North Carolina. We have received a fax from McCrory's lawyer demanding that WWAY stop broadcasting the ad, but at this time WWAY and all the other Wilmington tv stations continue to air the ad. McCrory, a republican, will face democrat Bev Perdue in November.
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