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Greensboro exhibit highlights presidential visits

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An exhibit about presidential visits to Greensboro is continuing at the city's historical museum through the day on which either President Barack Obama or former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will be inaugurated. Full story...
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Former Congressman joins debate watching party in Wilmington

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Supporters of President Barack Obama gathered at a private home in Wilmington to watch the presidential debate Wednesday night. They discussed their views as local and state office seekers addressed the crowd leading up the main event. Full story...
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Melissa Gott nominated by New Hanover Co. GOP to replace Ted Davis

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video New Hanover County may soon have a woman on the board of commissioners. That's if the county GOP has its way. Wednesday night, Melissa Gott was nominated by the party to replace former Commission Chair Ted Davis on the board. Full story...
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Dewey Hill leads Democrats backing Republican McCrory

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video State Rep. Dewey Hill is one of the leaders of a statewide coalition of Democratic leaders backing Republican Pat McCrory for governor, McCrory's campaign said today. Full story...
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McCrory, Dalton talk to voters in Wilmington ahead of TV debate tonight

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video More than 500 local voters filled the Wilmington Convention Center this morning. It was their chance to hear from both major party gubernatorial candidates in person. It was the first of two times Democrat Walter Dalton and Republican Pat McCrory will share the stage today. Full story...
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First debate sets up moment of high-risk theater

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President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney come face to face for the first time in this presidential campaign Wednesday for a nationally televised debate that will give millions of Americans a chance to size up two fierce competitors in a moment of high-risk theater. Full story...
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County Commission candidates meet for second forum

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videoCandidates for New Hanover County Commission met for a second forum at WHQR-FM Tuesday night. Among the issues discussed were economic development, harmony among the members of the County Commission and regulation. Full story...
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ALIPAC endorses McIntyre, hopes Pantano supporters will follow

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A political action committee known for its strong stance against illegal immigration is endorsing Rep. Mike McIntyre in his reelection bid. Full story...
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Biden blasts Romney tax plans during stop in NC

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Vice President Joe Biden is criticizing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for proposing policies that Biden says would cut taxes for millionaires and raise them for middle-class families. Full story...
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In North Carolina, Latino voters could be crucial to winning the state

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In this year's presidential campaign, $11 million has been spent so far on ads targeting Hispanics, according to ad-tracking firm Kantar Media/CMAG. Full story...
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Candidate Interview: Paul Newby

When you cast a ballot this fall, you'll have a chance to vote for several judicial offices, including North Carolina Supreme Court. Justice Paul Newby has been on the high court for eight years. He's hoping to hold off Court of Appeals Judge Sam Ervin IV to win a third term. Today, he talked with WWAY Political Editor Kevin Wuzzardo about why he thinks he should return to the bench in Raleigh.

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Mall shoppers get chance to meet candidates

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Political candidates filled center court of Independence Mall Saturday afternoon for a town hall meeting. Full story...
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Obama using voter registration to stay close in NC

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Dozens of volunteers armed with clipboards and voter registration forms gather at President Barack Obama's Raleigh field office every day. Their mission: Fan out across the city seeking new voters in the rapidly growing state. Full story...
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NC governor's race heats up over racial accusations

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Republican Pat McCrory says North Carolina politics has reached a new low after a video released by Democratic gubernatorial rival Walter Dalton accuses the former Charlotte mayor of being insensitive to black residents. Full story...
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Davis takes oath for NC House

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While the challenge of election remains for Ted Davis Jr. in his bid to represent NC House District 19, the early resignation of legislator and fellow Republican Danny McComas has allowed Davis to slide in for the short remainder of McComas's term. Full story...
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