Government
Gov. Perdue urges voters to oppose gay marriage amendment
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 04/12/2012 - 9:36pm.

Gov. Beverly Perdue is speaking out in urging voters to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment on next month's ballot that makes clear gay marriage and civil unions aren't recognized by the state of North Carolina.

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Monkey Junction is now a part of Wilmington
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 4:31pm.

video Like it or not, Monkey Junction is now in the Wilmington city limits. That means those residents will soon start receiving city services, such as police protection and solid waste removal.

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Democratic candidates for governor talk Education in first debate
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 9:38pm.

The leading Democratic candidates for North Carolina governor did little to differentiate themselves on the public schools during a forum sponsored by local education administrators.

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7th District GOP Congressional candidates square off in debate
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 10:25pm.

video From healthcare to immigration to term limits, GOP congressional candidates Randy Crow, Ilario Pantano and David Rouzer voiced their views.

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School board member upset over loss of web domain
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 2:17pm.

video A New Hanover County School Board member has learned what could happen if you let a domain expire. Elizabeth Redenbaugh discovered she could not re-register her website because someone else owned it. She was surprised to find out who the new owner is.

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Experts on both sides of gay marriage debate square off in forum
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 10:13pm.

Experts on both sides of the gay marriage debate in North Carolina are squaring off on the same stage for what may be the last time before a May 8 vote on a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex unions.

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City, state leaders talk issues over breakfast
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 10:48am.

Jobs, jobs, jobs. That was the focus of the annual legislative breakfast with members of Wilmington City Council and our state legislature.

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Commissioners vote down family planning grant, Barfield regrets decision
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 9:44pm.

video Providing contraception for women has been a national topic for months, and now it has sparked debate in New Hanover County. Commissioners unanimously voted down a state grant that would fund contraceptive supplies and services in the county.

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Fayetteville city manager resigns amid pressure
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Sun, 03/11/2012 - 9:45pm.

Fayetteville's city manager is stepping down amid pressure from City Council members unhappy with him opposing the council's vote to end a type of police search where officers do not have a warrant.

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Charlotte receives funds for unsolved sexual assault cases
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Sun, 03/11/2012 - 9:40pm.

A unit within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has received a federal grant of almost $500,000 to give higher priority to unsolved sex crimes and homicides.

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