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Iler, Rabon return to Raleigh after reelection
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:11am.

A pair of Brunswick County Republicans are heading back to Raleigh after winning reelection Tuesday.

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Pair of veterinarians battle for 8th District NC Senate seat
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Thu, 10/30/2014 - 4:49pm.

video Early voting has been going on for a week now, and Election Day is right around the corner. We sat down with the candidates for NC Senate District 8 candidates to see what issues they want to see fixed.

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NC Senate candidates face off
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:55pm.

videoDistrict 9 NC Senate candidates Republican Sen. Michael Lee and Democrat Elizabeth Redenbaugh faced off Wednesday making clear just how different the two candidates are.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Sen. Rabon cited for hitting parked car
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/06/2014 - 3:00pm.

videoWilmington Police have cited a state senator for hitting a car in a downtown Wilmington parking lot Sunday night. In a story that was FIRST ON 3, witnesses claimed Sen. Bill Rabon (R-8th District) hit a car in the lot at 2nd and Princess streets Sunday evening.

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FIRST ON 3: Witnesses accuse state senator of hit and run
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 10:58pm.

videoWitnesses say a state senator was behind the wheel of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident in downtown Wilmington last night. The crew of a movie shooting on Princess Street says they saw Sen. Bill Rabon (R-8th District) drive off after hitting a parked car in a parking lot at 2nd and Princess, but the senator says he had no idea.

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Rabon reappointed to co-chair Senate transportation committee
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/19/2014 - 10:40am.

Several Republicans in the North Carolina Senate are taking new leadership roles this spring as colleagues have resigned or plan to retire at year's end.

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Local governments could face $100 business tax cap
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 7:36pm.

Legislators at the General Assembly are interested in streamlining how local governments can tax North Carolina businesses in a move that could take away millions of dollars from the state's largest cities. A committee that focuses on tax issues unveiled Wednesday a new version of a bill that would repeal the business privilege license tax municipalities can charge and replace it with a new tax that would be capped at $100 per business location.

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Few primary challenges for area legislators
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 4:08pm.

If you head to the polls in southeastern North Carolina this spring for primary elections, there's a good chance you won't see races for the General Assembly on your ballot. There are three senate districts and seven house districts that cover Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender counties. But of those 10 districts, only three will have a primary May 6.

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Profanity-laced recording of Sen. Rabon's meeting cited in death of puppy mill bill
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 5:54pm.

videoState Senate leaders said Monday they plan to kill legislation that would regulate so-called puppy mills in North Carolina after an audiotape leaked of a top Republican senator criticizing the bill and the House lawmakers who passed it last year.

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UPDATED: General Assembly overrides Gov. McCrory's vetoes; Governor disappointed
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 4:47pm.

video The legislation requires drug-testing for welfare recipients and creates a wider exemption for employers to calculate whether they must access a federal database to determine the legal status of new hires.

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