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Americans for Prosperity

ONLY ON 3 Investigation: Charter school owner under federal investigation

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video Baker Mitchell, the founder of Roger Bacon Academy in Leland, is facing some challenges. He is under federal investigation. Full story...
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More ads arriving in US Senate race in NC

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More ads are going on the airwaves in North Carolina's US Senate race this year, including the expected first by a candidate in Republican Thom Tillis. Full story...
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Outside money funds Wilmington ballpark battle

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As Election Day inches closer, the ballpark campaign is heating up. But who's behind the funding for the race? Full story...
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Local Republicans, Democrats have different view of health care ruling

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video The Supreme Court's decision to uphold the constitutionality of health care reform law has triggered plenty of opinions here in Wilmington. Democrats view it as a victory, while Republicans don't quite see it that way. Full story...
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TV ad targets tax money for ballpark as city consultant prepares for public meeting tonight

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video A new TV commercial hopes to tune in Wilmington taxpayers. The commercial aims to attract support from folks not interested in using tax dollars to pay for a new ballpark. Meanwhile, the city's consultant will hold another public meeting tonight. Full story...
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FactCheck.org says AFP inflating claims in latest budget issue spot

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Americans for Prosperity, a conservative group based in Raleigh, omits some important details in a TV ad attacking North Carolina’s lame-duck Democratic governor and praising the Republican-controlled state General Assembly during a partisan budget battle. Full story...
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Americans for Prosperity speaks out against ballpark plan

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Critics are crying foul on a plan to build a baseball stadium with taxpayer money in Wilmington. Many people are questioning why city leaders would consider the possibility of raising property taxes to help fund the ballpark, instead of letting the private sector build it. Full story...
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Voter ID bill gets first look by NC House panel

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North Carolina legislation that would force voters to show a photo identification card to cast a ballot is drawing sharp emotions. Full story...
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Spending Revolt Bus rolls into Port City

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Mad about the government wasting money, the Spending Revolt Bus rolled into Wilmington today. The bus is on its way to Washington, DC, but today it made stops in five North Carolina cities. Full story...
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Americans for Prosperity host health care forum

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Health care is a major issue here in the Port City. Americans for Prosperity hosted a health care forum where guest speaker Tracy Walsh addressed the media. As a cancer survivor, Walsh said she had the option of choosing her treatments. Full story...
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