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Thomas Wright

Wright pleads not guilty to wrongly obtaining, using $350,000

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State Representative Thomas Wright has pleaded not guilty to six felony charges that accuse him of illegally obtaining or misusing more than $350,000. Full story...
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Wright gets brief reprieve

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State Rep. Thomas Wright has a brief reprieve. The House ethics panel was supposed to meet Thursday morning about the Wilmington Democrat. Full story...
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State Rep. Wright to appear in court on felony charges

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State Representative Thomas Wright has been given two boxes of evidence that prosecutors collected in their criminal case against him. Full story...
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NC House committee meets for first time related to Wright

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A state House panel investigating Representative Thomas Wright will hear from two state attorneys next month about the criminal indictments against him. Full story...
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Rep. Wright turns himself in following criminal indictment

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videoState Rep. Thomas Wright has turned himself in to authorities. Wright appeared before a Wake County magistrate judge Friday following his indictment earlier this week on five felony charges. He was released on $50,000 unsecured bond. Wright looked at a cluster of clicking cameras and reporters and said, "You'd have thought I'd murdered somebody." Full story...
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Ethics panel to decide if Wright used public office to get loan

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The ethics panel investigating Representative Thomas Wright has found enough evidence against the indicted state lawmaker to hold a public hearing. Full story...
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Hackney to discuss developments in Wright case

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State House Speaker Joe Hackney said he will meet with reporters to discuss developments in the case of indicted Democratic Representative Thomas Wright. Full story...
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Wright loses support of New Hanover County Democratic party

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videoAfter being charged with six felonies by a Wake County grand jury state Rep. Thomas Wright has lost the support of the New Hanover County Democratic party. Full story...
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Rep. Wright indicted on fraud, other charges

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videoA Wake County grand jury indicted state Rep. Thomas Wright on six felony charges Monday. The decision comes just a little more than a year after the investigation into the Wilmington democrat's campaign finance reports began. Full story...
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New allegations against Rep. Wright

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There is a new allegation against state Rep. Thomas Wright concerning missing money. Full story...
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Wright won't be reappointed to committees

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Wilmington lawmaker Rep. Thomas Wright has lost his chance for reappointment to five different committees on which he had previously served. Full story...
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Wake County DA investigating Wright

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We have an update on the ethics investigation surrounding Wilmington lawmaker Thomas Wright. Full story...
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New developments emerge in Wright saga

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There are several new developments in the Thomas Wright saga. The Wake County district attorney says the investigation into the state representative's campaign finances could go on for two more weeks. Full story...
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Time is up for Wright

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The state Board of Elections is sending another letter his way -- this one will terminate the active status of his campaign finance committee. Full story...
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Rep. Wright fails to file campaign finance report

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videoAnother day, another meeting about what to do with Wilmington lawmaker Rep. Thomas Wright. The State Board of Elections sent Wright a letter of non-compliance after he failed to file his semi-annual campaign finance report. The Board of Elections met this morning in Chapel Hill and discussed their course of action in Thomas Wright's latest breach of election law. Full story...
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