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Politicians and the public got up close and personal

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videoThe League of Women Voters hosted an up-close-and-personal event this weekend. Elected officials and voters talked face-to-face this weekend in Wilmington’s Northeast Library Assembly Room. County Commissioners, NC House Representatives, and even the Mayor were in the building to answer questions directly. Full story...
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NCDOT Sec. addresses licenses for immigrants, I-140 construction

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video The newly-appointed secretary of the NC Department of Transportation made a stop in Wilmington Friday. Tony Tata joined other dignitaries at a luncheon hosted by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. Before the event got underway, Tata addressed his department's decision to issue driver's licenses to qualifying immigrants, saying it's a matter of public safety. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Fireworks erupt among Bladen Co. Commissioners, audience

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video Tempers flared at tonight's Bladen County Commissioners' meeting after commissioner Charles Peterson showed his disapproval of the board's no-vote in naming the emergency services building after former county Deputy Fire Marshall John Hall. Full story...
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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'

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video Get the inside scoop on the stories making headlines in the Pender-Topsail Post & Voice. Full story...
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CFCC student to march in Inaugural Parade

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video A student from Cape Fear Community college will take part in the inaugural parade in Washington D.C. next week. After his swearing in Monday, President Obama will lead the parade down Pennsylvania Avenue. Full story...
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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'

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video A convicted felon is in jail after police say he set fire to a historical home on Richard Switch Road. Jamie Early Barton is facing a slew of charges and is being held without bond. Full story...
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Commission passes on county GOP's nominee for open seat; selects Thomas Wolfe

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video With a Republican majority, the New Hanover County Commission thumbed its nose at the county GOP today, passing on the party's nominee to fill an open commission seat. Full story...
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Sen. Hagan 'frustrated' in Washington as fiscal cliff nears

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video With the impending fiscal cliff just 19 days away, it is critical for Democrats and Republicans to simply agree. Hope in Washington is fading. President Obama says there is no deal until Republicans give in on a tax increase for the top two percent of earners. Full story...
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McCrory greeted by angry protestors in Asheville

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Governor-elect Pat McCrory was welcomed to Asheville by angry protestors Saturday night. Full story...
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Today's headlines from 'Pender-Topsail Post & Voice'

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video Get a sneak peek at today's headlines from Pender County. Full story...
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City council one step closer to deciding fate of old building

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video City council is one step closer in deciding the fate of the old Taste of Country Restaurant at 236 South Front Street. Full story...
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City council redefines leash law

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video The council approved an amendment requiring dog owners to keep their dogs on a visible and tangible leash when not on private property. Full story...
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Navassa leaders say K-9 case should have been handled better

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video During the Navassa town council meeting, leaders addressed the issue of former officer Kevin Smith and his fight to keep his K-9 partner. The town's attorney, Norwood Blanchard, says the town's efforts to fight for custody of the dog was because of the amount of money the town invested, from vet bills to training. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Chadbourn town councilman asked to resign

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video It was a war of words Tuesday night in the small town of Chadbourn. Councilman Edwin Roberts was at the center of controversy during a town council meeting and some say it's time for him to go. Full story...
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Council approves $10K for new lighting around Kenan Memorial Fountain

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videoCouncil members also came up with a safety plan for the Kenan Memorial Fountain. The council approved $10,000 for lighting to be installed around the structure. Several accidents have damaged the 90-year-old fountain at Market and Fifth Streets. Full story...
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