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Brian Berger

Attorney for Berger amotion appeal to cost thousands in taxpayer dollars

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video While a court is set to hear the appeal of Brian Berger's amotion, the question arises about how much the county will spend on hiring an attorney for the case. Full story...
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New Hanover hires attorney to handle Berger's appeal

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The price just went up for New Hanover County on former Commissioner Brian Berger's appeal. The county has hired outside counsel to represent them during the appeal proceedings. Full story...
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Berger gets court date, commissioners must wait to fill seat

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videoBrian Berger will get a chance next month to argue his case against the amotion hearing that ousted him from office. In the meantime, the New Hanover County Commission must wait to fill his seat. Full story...
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Commission chair discusses county priorities, Berger appeal

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videoWith the budget process behind them, New Hanover County Commissioners are moving forward on some big issues. They're also changing the way they'll let constituents know about the state of the county. Full story...
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Berger appeals removal from New Hanover County Commission

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video As expected, New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has appealed his removal from the New Hanover County Commission. Full story...
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E-mails detail citizen's attempt to broker peace between Berger, commission

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videoJust when you thought there was nothing more to learn about the battle between Brian Berger and the New Hanover County Commission, there is. Full story...
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StarNews: Former commissioner Berger wanted $60,000 to resign

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Everyone has a price and, after some cajoling, former New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger came up with his: somewhere around $60,000. Full story...
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GOP will nominate Berger's replacement

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videoA county spokesman says the New Hanover County Republican Party will pick a nominee to fill the County Commission seat that belonged to Brian Berger. Full story...
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Berger erased from county website

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It did not take long for New Hanover County's government to move on from Commissioner Brian Berger. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: NC law doesn't address harassment claims against office holder

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video New Hanover County Commissioners say harassment claims and safety concerns by staff were a big reason they voted Brian Berger off the commission yesterday. But there are still questions about whether the process of amotion was the proper way to deal with those issues. Full story...
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Brian Berger voted out of New Hanover Co. Commission

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video After two years of trials and tribulations, Brian Berger is no longer a New Hanover County Commissioner. That was the result of a 3-2 vote that some said was overdue, but it may have raised more questions than answers moving forward. Full story...
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THE RANT: New Hanover Co. Commission goes too far with Berger amotion

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videoFor the first time in nearly a century, a North Carolina politician has been removed from office through a process called amotion. But WWAY's Kevin Wuzzardo says there are lots of losers in this case. He explains in tonight's edition of The Rant. Full story...
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From UNC School of Gov't: 'I Second that Amotion'

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With apologies to Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, and with assurances that I haven’t left out the space in “a motion,” this post addresses a question about whether a North Carolina local governing board has authority to oust one of its members. Full story...
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New Hanover Commission schedules special meeting on Berger amotion

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The New Hanover County Commission has scheduled a special meeting later this month to consider a petition of amotion against Commissioner Brian Berger. Full story...
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Berger's DWI case continued

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New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger was back in court this morning, but not for very long. A judge continued the DWI case against Berger until June. Full story...
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