Stimulus Money
Bob Etheridge defends the new job governor gave him
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/02/2011 - 11:21am.

WTVD-TV pressed Governor Beverly Perdue and former Congressman Bobby Etheridge why he was given a temporary government-funded job and a near six-figure salary to hand out unused stimulus funds.

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Federal stimulus brings internet, HD cable to southern Columbus
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/04/2010 - 11:58am.

The money will help ATMC provide the area with broadband internet as well as phone and high definition cable TV service. The area includes the communities of Nakina, Old Dock, Guideway, Pireway, Crusoe, Bug Hill, Antioch, Dothan and Sandy Plain.

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McIntyre checks how IP uses stimulus funds
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 08/02/2010 - 3:39pm.

Rep. Mike McIntyre made a special visit today to a Columbus County paper mill. The Congressman met with company leaders from International Paper to discuss how the mill has been able to sustain jobs during this tough economy.

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Wilmington gets $200,000 federal stimulus grant
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Tue, 03/09/2010 - 1:51pm.

The city of Wilmington has been selected as one of only 43 cities in the nation to receive a federal stimulus grant to help plan for energy emergencies. The $200,000 grant will help the city expand on plans for restoring power after emergencies and for energy efficiency.

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Congressman McIntyre talks health care, budget cuts, and stimulus money
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 10:07am.

videoWhen Congress returns to Washington in a couple of weeks, it will likely be consumed by the debate on health care reform. But there are other important issues to be discussed in Washington that will have an impact on things here at home.

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Brunswick County bypass project sees help from stimulus money
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/16/2009 - 3:58pm.

Stimulus funds are giving the state DOT the boost it needs to get started on another leg of the Brunswick County Bypass project. Wednesday, the Department of Transportation announced that $26 million of stimulus money will help build the leg of the project that connects US 17 and 74/76 in Brunswick County.

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Federal stimulus money has been approved for eastern NC
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/15/2009 - 4:19pm.

Nearly $32 million of federal stimulus money has been approved for projects in eastern North Carolina.

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Rally in South Carolina as governor rejects stimulus money
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/31/2009 - 10:03am.

Hundreds of people rallied Monday to try to change the mind of South Carolina's governor. School leaders said they need stimulus money that Governor Mark Sanford is about to turn down.

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Stimulus money to be spent on road improvements
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 03/08/2009 - 10:13am.

Traffic improvements are one area where federal stimulus money will be spent. Of $780 billion federal stimulus package, about $6 billion is coming to North Carolina. A new website,, helps break down where that money will go.

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