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Perdue visits New Hanover County, answers still sought

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videoGovernor Bev Perdue's visit to New Hanover County Monday was brief. It left some of the educators she was targeting for support with more questions than answers, as the state continues to figure out how to deal with a nearly $ 5 billion budget shortfall.

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Perdue's request to raise taxes has UNCW concerned

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House and Senate negotiators are getting closer to Governor Perdue's request to raise more taxes. They are attempting to pound out a budget that would, among other things, help some state employees keep their jobs.

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Perdue answers questions around education

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videoState spending cuts are taking a toll on all sectors. But cuts to education have a lot of people asking why. WWAY political reporter Kevin Wuzzardo posed the question to Governor Perdue.

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Perdue, Saffo talk local stimulus money

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Governor Bev Perdue visited UNCW to talk about getting, and spending, federal stimulus money in North Carolina.

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Governor Perdue to visit Wilmington Friday

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Bev Perdue makes her second visit to Wilmington as governor Friday. This time to talk money. Perdue will speak at an economic recovery workshop at UNCW's Burney Center starting at 10:00 a.m.

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Local governments will soon have say in ABC store locations

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Looks like local governments in North Carolina will soon be able to weigh in on where Alcoholic Beverage Control stores are built in their areas.

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Disney picks Georgia for Cyrus flick

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It looks like Miley Cyrus will not make a movie in Wilmington after all.

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Perdue's Town Hall meeting shifted focus towards economics

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videoWednesday, Governor Bev Perdue made her long-awaited first visit to southeastern North Carolina since taking office. Her Town Hall meeting on education wound up focusing a lot on economics.

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Gov. Perdue visits Wilmington, economic announcement a bust

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Gov. Bev Perdue was supposed to attend a hastily-assembled press conference at Screen Gems Wednesday to make a "major economic announcement."

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Gov. Perdue's first meeting in Wilmington scheduled for Wednesday

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videoBev Perdue is scheduled to hold a town hall meeting on education at Cape Fear Community College's North Campus. It is the fulfillment of a campaign promise, sort of.

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Governor Perdue schedules Port City visit

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During her gubernatorial campaign, Bev Perdue said one of her first stops as governor would be Wilmington. It's been a few months, but that visit is finally scheduled.

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Bill filed to allow liquor sales on Sunday

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As Governor Bev Perdue tries to make money for the state by increasing taxes on alcohol and tobacco, some lawmakers want to loosen the state's liquor laws.

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Sin Tax and money for education highlight Perdue's proposed budget

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videoGovernor Bev Perdue unveiled her proposed state budget Tuesday. Creating jobs and stabilizing our state's economy are a few of her top priorities. Despite the state facing the worst budget crunch in decades, Perdue is hoping to close a multi-billion dollar gap in the state's budget.

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Perdue focuses on education at State of the State

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videoIn her first State of the State address Monday night, Governor Bev Perdue said it is no longer business as usual in North Carolina.

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Perdue has concerns over state's budget as problems get worse

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Yesterday she told most state agencies to cut nine percent of their budgeted amounts for the current fiscal year. Last month, she had asked for cuts up to seven percent.

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