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McIntyre opens new office, talks big issues

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videoRep. Mike McIntyre opened a new district office in Leland today. He also stopped by our studio to discuss many big topics, including the fiscal cliff, the recent House vote to suspend the debt limit, proposed gun control, beach renourishment and the VA super clinic under construction at Wilmington International Airport. Full story...
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Hagan seeks approval of Violence Against Women Act

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US Sen. Kay Hagan says there's an urgent need for Congress to approve the bill that reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act. Full story...
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McIntyre supports 'balanced budget' plan

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video Rep. Mike McIntyre says he wants the country to stop spending money it does not have. He has co-sponsored the Balanced Budget Amendment to the US Constitution. The amendment would require the federal government spend no more than it takes in. Full story...
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New Congress means moves for McIntyre

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video A new Congress has taken office in Washington, DC. Members of the 113th Congress were sworn in today. The new session of Congress means Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) moves up the ladder of seniority in the US House. Full story...
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McIntyre explains vote against fiscal cliff deal

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video While the Congress last night passed a bill to avoid the fiscal cliff for a couple more months, it did not get support from eastern North Carolina's representatives in the US House. Full story...
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House approves fiscal cliff bill

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video After months of drama and some tense last minute negotiating, Congress finally passed legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff. Full story...
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How are fiscal cliff talks affecting your spending?

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videoWith legislators deadlocked as usual, many are worried about a fall over the fiscal cliff. But that's in Washington. What about here at home? We went out to see how the fiscal cliff is affecting Christmas in our town. Full story...
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McIntyre confident of fiscal cliff deal after Christmas

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video Hours after House Speaker John Boehner's so-called "Plan B" to solve the fiscal cliff fell apart last night, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) says he's confident a deal will be reached soon. McIntyre spoke to WWAY by phone this morning shortly after arriving home in North Carolina after the House recessed for Christmas. Full story...
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CALM Act music to TV viewers' ears

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videoIf you've ever been annoyed by a blaring TV commercial, you have a reason to calm down. A law goes into effect today to balance the volume on those loud ads. Full story...
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UNCW professor, colleagues have solution for fiscal cliff

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videoWith the country heading closer to the edge of the so-called fiscal cliff, many Americans are hoping Congress will reach a compromise soon. One UNCW professor says she has come up with a plan that would satisfy both sides. Full story...
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Jones begins term, minus longtime post

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video Rep. Walter Jones soon will begin his first term representing parts of New Hanover and Pender counties in Congress, but he will no longer hold one of his important committee posts. Full story...
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Small protest targets proposed benefit cuts

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a href="http://www.wwaytv3.com/node/42943" title="watch video">video Only a handful of people turned out for a protest at the Social Security Office in Wilmington today. Full story...
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Feds chip in big bucks for local renourishment, dredging projects

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video It looks like federal money for beach renourishment hasn't dried up yet. Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) announced today millions of dollars for renourishment at Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, as well as for dredging the Wilmington Harbor, which will help Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Rouzer concedes to McIntyre in race for Congress

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video Republican David Rouzer has conceded to Democratic incumbent Mike McIntyre in the race for the 7th North Carolina congressional district. Full story...
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NC elections board meets to certify most results

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The State Board of Elections on Tuesday certified the winners of the Nov. 6 elections for federal and state offices. Board leaders signed documents affirming the winners that go to the Secretary of State's office for safekeeping. Full story...
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