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State lawmakers meet with local leaders
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 01/03/2013 - 4:34pm.

video State leaders came down to the local level this morning. In a meeting at Wilmington City Hall, state lawmakers met with area leaders. The meeting comes as Republicans get ready to take greater control of state government.

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StarNews: Goolsby, Hamilton team up to battle sex trafficking
Submitted by on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 8:47pm.

video Two state lawmakers from Wilmington say they want to pass new laws to battle the problem of sex trafficking of minors in North Carolina and offer more treatment and less punishment to its young victims.

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Goolsby beats Butler for second term in NC Senate
Submitted by Matt Ray on Wed, 11/07/2012 - 1:11am.

video In the race for NC Senate District 9, incumbent Republican Thom Goolsby won out over Democrat Deb Butler.

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New ads continue attacks in state senate race
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 4:37pm.

video We are less than two weeks away from Election Day. You may have noticed the two candidates for state senate have made their race very personal and turned up the heat with a new wave of political ads hoping to sway voters on their way to the polls.

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Tensions run high between Butler, Goolsby at candidate forum
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 9:34pm.

video The candidates for NC Senate District 9, incumbent Republican Thom Goolsby and Democratic challenger Deb Butler, wasted no time trading jabs at a forum Tuesday night hosted by 91.3fm WHQR.

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Jury finds Berger not guilty in appeal of protective order violation
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 08/02/2012 - 10:37pm.

video A Brunswick Count jury has found New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger not guilty of violating a protective order. Berger had appealed an earlier ruling that he had violated the order back in November.

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Goolsby says bill would help clarify NC concealed weapon law
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 06/07/2012 - 10:53pm.

video No guns in school is a no brainer, but what happens when your school is also a church? Sen. Thom Goolsby (R-9th District) hopes a new bill will help clarify.

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Republican lawmakers say Perdue budget, tax hike 'ain't gonna fly'
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 9:46pm.

video Gov. Bev Perdue's proposed budget includes a big boost for education, but it relies heavily on more money out of your wallet. The $20.9 billion spending plan depends on a sales tax increase.

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State senators say they have votes to block Monkey Junction annexation
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 3:20pm.

video State Senators Thom Goolsby and David Rouzer announced today they have enough support to pass a bill that's already passed in the House when they go back to the General Assembly. If it becomes law, it would stop forced annexation in Monkey Junction through the end of the year. But the effort does not stop there.

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Candidate Deb Butler demands equal time on 'The Big Talker FM'
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 10:21am.

On Wednesday April 25, 2012, The Big Talker FM received a formal request from North Carolina Democrat party attorney, John R. Wallace of Wallace & Nordan L.L.P. in Raleigh, NC, via hand delivery and e-mail, for equal time for Deb Butler, the Democratic candidate for the District 9 North Carolina Senate seat.

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