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Brunswick, Pender added to disaster declaration; New Hanover denied

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Storm survivors in Brunswick, Jones, Pender and Pitt counties could be eligible for federal low-interest loans or grants to help them repair their homes and replace some personal belongings. Full story...
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Governor stole spotlight on new movie announcement

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Gov. Bev Perdue's office first announced last night "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" will film in Wilmington. We wanted to know why the local film commission did not step in and make the announcement before the Governor. Full story...
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SBI opens probe of Perdue campaign flights

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SBI spokeswoman Noelle Talley said Friday that the bureau's professional standards division began the investigation at the request of Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby. Full story...
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Perdue instructs ESC to waive overpayments, halt deductions

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Gov. Bev Perdue today, after further consultation with her legal team and federal officials, instructed the Employment Security Commission to take the following steps regarding overpayments for the period between January 1 and May 16, 2010... Full story...
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Wilmington man gets $100k fine for political donations

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The North Carolina Board of Elections has fined a Wilmington businessman $100,000 for his role in funneling illegal donations to the campaigns of Gov. Beverly Perdue and others. Full story...
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Gov. Purdue decides not to investigate UNC insurance claim

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North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue officially responded to Students for Life of America's request for an investigation into the UNC System's abortion health care policy. Full story...
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Governor declares State of Emergency in advance of Earl

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Gov. Bev Perdue today issued Executive Order No. 62 to declare a State of Emergency for North Carolina in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Earl. Full story...
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Perdue pitches NC strengths for federal grants

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North Carolina Gov. Bev. Perdue is returning to Washington with what she believes is an improved application to land a federal education grant of up to $400 million. Full story...
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Top Republican asks top Dems to block Soles

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The top Republican in the state Senate wants the governor and the Senate's top Democrat to block bills filed recently by Sen. R.C. Soles. Full story...
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Governor visits Wilmington to see how technology helps students

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video Gov. Bev Perdue made a trip to the Port City to speak with teachers and students about the pros and cons of a new hand-held device. She even tried it herself. Full story...
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Governor to visit Snipes Academy

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Monday, Gov. Bev Perdue will observe teachers using mCLASS, a handheld device that assesses math skills in kindergarten through third graders. Full story...
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Feds investigating Wilmington businessman campaign donations

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Wilmington businessman Rusty Carter was convicted last week of making illegal campaign contributions, but his legal troubles may not be over yet. We learned this afternoon he may face even more charges from a federal investigation. 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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Pender school leaders don't like Perdue's budget

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The school system's finance director says about nine percent of full-time teachers could be cut due to budget reductions. Many say they've suffered enough from past budget cuts. Full story...
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Governor wants to cut $1 billion from budget

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video Most state agencies would have spending cut an additional 5 to 7 percent starting in July, except for education. Full story...
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