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New Hanover Co. Commission candidates face off at Senior Center
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 2:24pm.

video Election Day is just four weeks from today, and time is winding down for candidates to make their case. Five of the six hopefuls for New Hanover County Commission faced off again this morning in a forum hosted by WWAY and the Volunteer Older Citizens Action League at the New Hanover County Senior Resource Center.

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Race for NC lieutenant governor has clear choice
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 12:11pm.

North Carolina's election for lieutenant governor is a contest between two first-time candidates for statewide election with very different backgrounds and outlooks.

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WWAY, VOCAL host New Hanover Co. Commission candidate forum TODAY
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 8:46am.

Candidates for New Hanover County Commission will face off for another forum tomorrow. They'll meet at 10 a.m. at the New Hanover County Senior Resources Center. The forum will be aired from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on our sister station RTV.

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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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McIntyre says 75% of area mayors support him
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 4:44pm.

As the battle for North Carolina's 7th Congressional District seat continues, Rep. Mike McIntyre released a list of local leaders who support his reelection. McIntyre says 75 percent of the mayors in the 7th District have endorsed him in his race against Republican David Rouzer.

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House speaker, 2 senators working in NC for Romney
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 4:02pm.

Republican congressional heavyweights are coming to North Carolina this week to campaign for Mitt Romney. Romney's campaign said Monday that Arizona Sen. John McCain and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham will attend veteran-themed events Tuesday in Cary and Fayetteville. Graham will hold a similar event Tuesday evening in Wilmington.

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Romney planning campaign visit Thursday to NC
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 4:00pm.

Mitt Romney is coming to battleground North Carolina for the first time in almost two months. The Republican presidential nominee's campaign said Monday that Romney will visit Asheville on Thursday.

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McIntyre, Rouzer trade charges in Congress debate
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:19am.

The two candidates for an eastern North Carolina congressional district are accusing each other of misleading the public about legislative records and work history.

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'Smear campaign' started against Gott to keep her out of Davis's seat
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/05/2012 - 6:03pm.

video New Hanover County Commissioners decided to send nominee Melissa Gott back to the county GOP for more vetting after someone complained that she's not a full time resident of the county. Gott was nominated to take over for Commissioner Ted Davis after he was named to the state senate.

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ONLY ON 3: Language for Wrightsville Beach smoking ban, Wilmington ballpark ballot questions confuses voters
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Fri, 10/05/2012 - 3:52pm.

video As voters prepare to go to the polls next month, we looked at sample ballots to see how a couple of big issues are presented. What we found are two referenda with language that can be difficult to understand.

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