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Kure Beach honors town attorney for 50 years of service
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 8:24pm.

video The town of Kure Beach took time to recognize a special contribution from a very special man. Andy Canoutas has been the town attorney for 50 years. He looks back fondly.

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New poll shows McCrory approval dropping
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 10:59pm.

video North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has seen his approval rating decline since his inauguration, according to a new poll released Wednesday. The left-leaning firm Public Policy Polling says just 39 percent approve of the job McCrory is doing, while 51 percent disapprove.

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Attorney for Berger amotion appeal to cost thousands in taxpayer dollars
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 11:49pm.

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.

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No tax increase in Wilmington budget
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 9:30pm.

video Wilmington City Council voted in favor of no property tax increase in next year's budget at Tuesday night's meeting. The nearly $88 million dollar budget was designed to maintain core services. It also includes a 2 percent pay raise for all employees and funds a 1.5 percent merit raise for eligible employees.

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Online option for NC local governments approved
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 8:30pm.

The Senate has again narrowly passed legislation allowing local governments in some North Carolina counties to use their own web sites to post required legal notices instead of local newspaper advertisements.

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StarNews: County officials look into statewide bill as way to remove Berger from office
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 7:43pm.

video New Hanover County is almost out of options to remove Commissioner Brian Berger from office – primarily because Wednesday is the deadline for state legislators to file local bills.

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Piling up parking tickets could mean consequences
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 11:10pm.

videoFeeding the meters is a price we have to pay sometimes in order to park in the city limits. And if you don't, you could find a yellow envelope under your car windshield. But some leaders say ticketing is just not enough.

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Bill clearing boards and commissions faces tough road in NC Senate
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 10:13pm.

Republican-backed legislation to clear out more than 100 people currently on North Carolina state boards and commissions will now likely slow down because House and Senate leaders disagree on the details.

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Sex trafficking bill clears NC Senate
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 9:46pm.

video State legislators passed legislation requiring sex traffickers or pimps to register as sex offenders. The bill, proposed by Sen. Thom Goolsby, passed the Senate in a unanimous vote Monday evening.

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Obama signs order to begin spending cuts
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 9:18pm.

videoPresident Barack Obama has signed an order authorizing the government to begin cutting $85 billion from federal accounts, officially enacting across-the-board reductions that he opposed but failed to avert.

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