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New Hanover commissioners say state sales tax plan could lead to property tax hike

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video New Hanover County leaders say they are worried about a sales tax plan that they fear could cost the county sales tax revenue and lead to a property tax increase. Full story...
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H2Go: General Assembly can't flush us

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videoH2Go, which provides water to northern Brunswick County, is reminding state lawmakers they cannot dissolve the utility, even as a petition by area residents tries to do just that. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Sen. Rabon explains bill to get rid of Brunswick Co. coroner

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videoSen. Bill Rabon today explained to WWAY why he's filed a bill to do away with Brunswick County's coroner. Full story...
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Iler, Rabon return to Raleigh after reelection

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A pair of Brunswick County Republicans are heading back to Raleigh after winning reelection Tuesday. Full story...
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Pair of veterinarians battle for 8th District NC Senate seat

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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. Full story...
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NC Senate candidates face off

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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. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Sen. Rabon cited for hitting parked car

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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. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Witnesses accuse state senator of hit and run

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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. Full story...
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Rabon reappointed to co-chair Senate transportation committee

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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. Full story...
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Local governments could face $100 business tax cap

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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. Full story...
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