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ONLY ON 3 Investigation: Charter school owner under federal investigation
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 6:32pm.

video Baker Mitchell, the founder of Roger Bacon Academy in Leland, is facing some challenges. He is under federal investigation.

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More ads arriving in US Senate race in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/02/2014 - 5:18pm.

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.

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Outside money funds Wilmington ballpark battle
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 3:52pm.

As Election Day inches closer, the ballpark campaign is heating up. But who's behind the funding for the race?

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Local Republicans, Democrats have different view of health care ruling
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 3:09pm.

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.

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TV ad targets tax money for ballpark as city consultant prepares for public meeting tonight
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 3:52pm.

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.

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FactCheck.org says AFP inflating claims in latest budget issue spot
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 8:17am.

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.

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Americans for Prosperity speaks out against ballpark plan
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 4:26pm.

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.

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Voter ID bill gets first look by NC House panel
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/16/2011 - 9:39am.

North Carolina legislation that would force voters to show a photo identification card to cast a ballot is drawing sharp emotions.

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Spending Revolt Bus rolls into Port City
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Wed, 09/29/2010 - 5:03pm.

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.

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Americans for Prosperity host health care forum
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/24/2009 - 3:50pm.

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.

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