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AP: Burr wins GOP Senate nomination

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North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr has defeated three Republican primary opponents and now awaits a Democratic challenger. Full story...
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Veterans, leaders address benefit concerns

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video They helped protect our country. Now local veterans want some help and protection for themselves. Hundreds met with lawmakers today at a town hall meeting to hash out the issues. Full story...
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Burr defends delaying Senate committee meeting

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While he was in Wilmington today we asked Sen. Richard Burr about some widespread criticism he's been getting. A week ago the Republican lodged an objection that postponed a Senate Armed Services Committee meeting that included military leaders brought in from around the world. Full story...
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Hagan, Burr exchange pot shots

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North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr has been catching a lot of flack this week for canceling a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Wednesday. Fellow Tar Heel Kay Hagan was among many Democrats who criticized Burr. Full story...
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Visits from NC senators rare

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Is there a correlation between time spent in an area and the commitment to serving that area? Maybe. When we asked both candidates what projects they were working on specifically for Southeastern North Carolina, neither had a concrete answer. Full story...
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Burr faces GOP challenge

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Sen. Richard Burr has far more money than any of the Democrats that want his seat. It looks like he may have to spend some of it to fight off a challenge from his own party. Full story...
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Burr says leadership key to bipartisanship

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video During our news at 5 p.m, Sen. Richard Burr stopped by for an interview with WWAY's Steve Rondinaro. We asked the senator what he thought about the President's call in his State of the Union speech Wednesday about bipartisan cooperation in Washington. Full story...
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McIntyre not saying no to Senate run

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Senator Richard Burr continues to get heat for telling his wife to take money out of the bank at the height of last year's banking crisis. So far no one has challenged the Republican senator, but in a recent poll of nearly a thousand voters across the state, Congressman Mike McIntyre is just five points behind Burr in a hypothetical senate race. Full story...
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Burr accused of using insider information

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Senator Richard Burr is causing a stir among political bloggers. After reportedly talking to treasury secretary Henry Paulson during last fall's banking crisis, Burr called his wife and told her to withdraw cash from their bank's ATM. Full story...
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