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Burr brings back bill on tainted Lejeune water

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North Carolina's US senators are backing legislation to care for people whose health problems may be linked to tainted water at Camp Lejeune. Full story...
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Defense bill includes two major NC provisions

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A defense spending bill on President Barack Obama's desk includes two provisions relating to longstanding controversies in North Carolina. Full story...
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Senate passes package extending Bush tax cuts; Hagan votes NO, Burr votes YES

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video While House Democrats continue to fight back against extending Bush-era tax cuts, it was no contest today in the Senate. Eighty-one senators voted today to extend the cuts, but one North Carolina senator voted no. Full story...
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Republican earmark ban fails Senate vote

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North Carolina's senators stood divided today as a Republican push to eliminate pet projects failed. Full story...
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VOTE 2010: Burr leads Marshall by 12 in final poll

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Richard Burr leads Elaine Marshall 52-40 on PPP's final poll for the North Carolina Senate election. Burr is winning with independents and getting 22% of the Democratic vote while only 6% of Republicans are crossing over to vote for Marshall. Full story...
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Republicans rally as election nears

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The road to the election is coming to an end as it's less than twenty days away, and candidates are using this opportunity to gather enthusiasm from their parties. Full story...
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Burr campaign reports $1.6 Million raised this quarter

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The Richard Burr Committee announced today that the campaign has raised more than $1.6 million for the third fundraising quarter of 2010, bringing total cash-on-hand to $2.9 million. Full story...
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Agent Orange spending concerns Burr

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North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr says he has concerns about a proposal to spend billions of dollars on disability compensation for Vietnam veterans who get heart disease. Full story...
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UPDATED: Senate passes small business credit measure; Hagan votes yes, Burr votes no

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The Senate has passed a bill to create a $30 billion government fund to help open lending for credit-starved small businesses, cut their taxes and boost federal loan programs for them. Full story...
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Memorable NC men rock from left to right in new ad

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Republican Sen. Richard Burr began airing an ad Thursday featuring two memorable men in rocking chairs. It's the same two talkers who starred in a nearly identical spot credited for helping Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan to victory in 2008. Full story...
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Burr leads Marshall in Senate poll; Libertarian gets support

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A new poll in North Carolina's Senate race shows Elaine Marshall's post run-off bump is gone, but the bigger news may be the level of interest in the Libertarian candidate. Full story...
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Senate candidates debate in Wilmington

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The three candidates for US Senate will hold their first debate tomorrow here in Wilmington. Sen. Richard Burr and Elaine Marshall will also meet voters at other events in the area. Full story...
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The Rant: Run-off results present some surprises

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While the winners and losers Tuesday night might not have been a surprise, the margin of victory for New Hanover County Commission and US Senate were. Full story...

Voting underway in run-offs

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The only statewide race is the Democratic nomination for US Senate. Bladen, New Hanover and Pender counties also have run-offs on the ballot. Tune in to WWAY NewsChannel 3 tonight for results. Full story...
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Cunningham makes last visit before run-off

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US Senate candidate Cal Cunningham met with people in the community to make one last push to get voters out for his Democratic primary run-off against Secretary of State Elaine Marshall. Full story...
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