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General Assembly releases another set of redistricting maps

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The General Assembly has released yet another set of redistricting maps. The maps propose new lines for state Senate, state House and US House districts in North Carolina based on the 2010 Census. Check out the new maps and details inside Full story...
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Hagan says failure to reach agreement on debt would be devastating

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video WWAY spoke to Sen. Kay Hagan Wednesday via satellite. She said a bipartisan agreement on the debt ceiling is needed now. Full story...
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New Congressional map would split New Hanover, Pender

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A new plan to redraw Congressional districts in North Carolina would radically change the way southeastern North Carolina is represented in Washington. Meanwhile, the two men who planned to run for the 7th District Congressional seat still plan to run in that district, regardless of where it is. Full story...
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McIntyre has raised 3x more money than Pantano

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Both Rep. Mike McIntyre and Republican challenger Ilario Pantano have released campaign fundraising information this week. Full story...
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McIntyre says proposed redistricting is disappointing

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Rep. Mike McIntyre was in Brunswick County Tuesday afternoon to present a federal check to Brunswick EMC. We caught up with him to get his reaction to the state's proposed map for congressional redistricting. Full story...
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Miller unhappy with district proposed by NC GOP

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A North Carolina congressman says he doesn't consider proposed new boundaries for his district payback for how he helped draw US House districts 10 years ago. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Southeastern NC gets big changes in proposed Congressional redistricting

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The General Assembly has released its proposed Congressional redistricting map for North Carolina. Full story...
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Rep. Anthony Weiner resigns from Congress

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Embattled New York Rep. Anthony Weiner is resigning from Congress, saying he cannot continue in office amid the intense controversy surrounding sexually explicit messages he sent online to several women. Full story...
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NC congressmen, others sue Obama over strikes in Libya

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A bipartisan group of 10 lawmakers is suing President Barack Obama for taking military action against Libya without war authorization from Congress. Full story...
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New photos of Giffords posted on Facebook

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The photos, published Sunday on her Facebook page, were taken May 17, which was the day before she underwent skull surgery at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, according to a message alongside the photos. Full story...
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Weiner admits sending inappropriate photos, says he won't resign

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US Rep. Anthony Weiner says he has sent inappropriate photos to and had inappropriate communications with about six women over the past three years - some after he was married - and says he's "very sorry." Full story...
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McIntyre to vote against raising debt ceiling

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The US House of Representatives votes tonight on a bill to raise the nation's debt ceiling by $2.4 trillion. It's not expected to pass, because the measure contains no spending cuts. Full story...
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Lejeune water issue going back to Congress

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Congress is once again considering a bill to provide federal health care for veterans and family members who say they've suffered because of contaminated water at Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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Congressman, Senators react to bin Laden's death

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Southeastern North Carolina's representatives in Congress have issued statements about the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. Full story...
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Students take part in mock Congressional hearing

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Eighth graders at Leland middle school took part in a mock congressional hearing. The event is part of a lesson that taught the kids how to write a speech and effectively present views on an issue. Full story...
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