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Rep. Jones re-elected, defeating Adame

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US Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr. has won re-election to an 11th term representing North Carolina's 3rd Congressional District. Full story...
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Rep. Jones makes rare visit to New Hanover County

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video Wilmington is the south end of rep. Walter Jones's 3rd Congressional District, but it's not a place he visits often. During a visit to New Hanover County today, we asked the Republican if he really knows our area. Full story...
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GE Aviation says its growth a sign of region's potential

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video This past year GE Aviation invested $14 million in new equipment and added 15 more jobs to the industry. Plant Leader Jason Swinny says this expansion is proof that Wilmington can remain competitive economically. Full story...
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Jones files bill to rename Wilmington post office after Meadowlark Lemon

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videoRep. Walter Jones (R-3rd District) today introduced a bill to name a Wilmington post office after basketball star and Port City native Meadowlark Lemon. Full story...
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Targeted Rep. Walter Jones beats GOP rival Griffin

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Maverick North Carolina congressman Walter Jones is retaining the backing of Republicans in the district he's represented for 20 years. Unofficial results Tuesday show Jones survived the Republican Party primary against rival Taylor Griffin, who benefited from more than $1 million in advertising help from out-of-state political groups. Full story...
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Walter Jones faces GOP rival, $1M in outside money

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Eastern North Carolina congressman Walter Jones may be facing the strongest effort to date from his own party members to unseat him. Full story...
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US Rep. Jones undergoes kidney stone surgery

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US Rep. Walter Jones has had successful kidney stone surgery. Jones' office said the 70-year-old Republican has several kidney stones removed Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Full story...
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Obama signs bill, government back open after 16-day shutdown

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videoThe government reopens its doors today after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure last night to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility of an economy-jarring federal default. Full story...
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Jones gets primary challenge from former Bush, Helms aide

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If Rep. Walter Jones plans to run for another term in Washington, he will face another Republican primary challenge next year. Businessman Taylor Griffin of New Bern says he will challenge the 10-term incumbent Jones in next year's race for the 3rd Congressional District. Full story...
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McIntyre says government needs to stay open, save health care debate for later

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videoWith a government shutdown looming federal workers at Sunny Point in Brunswick County say they will hit the picket line if forced off the job tomorrow. In the meantime, negotiations continue in Washington. Full story...
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