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Tillis, Hagan meet for 2nd NC Senate debate

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Democrat Kay Hagan and Republican Thom Tillis face off again tonight in their race for Hagan's seat in the US Senate. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission candidates square off in forum

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Candidates for New Hanover County Commission aired their views in a forum tonight. The four candidates are competing for two open seats on the commission. The forum was sponsored by WHQR and WWAY. Full story...
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SmartMeters to make parking more convenient

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The city of Wilmington wants to implement new parking meters that could save you from a citation. They are called SmartMeters and city officials have been testing them out for almost a year. Full story...
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Study recommends Wilmington, New Hanover fire merger

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videoA consultant's study says the advantages of combining fire services in Wilmington and New Hanover County outweigh the disadvantages. Full story...
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NC gay marriage proponents to move to overturn ban

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videoSame-sex marriage advocates in North Carolina say they will ask a federal judge to quickly strike down the state's ban following the US Supreme Court's refusal to hear appeals of the issue. Full story...
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High court denies gay marriage appeals

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The Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions. Full story...
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Judge wants NC to discuss voting changes

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A federal judge wants to know how North Carolina intends to carry out an appeals court decision restoring same-day registration during early voting this fall and counting out-of-precinct ballots cast on Election Day. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder on Friday issued a preliminary injunction preventing the provisions from going into effect - at least for now. Full story...
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WWAY, WHQR host New Hanover Co. Commission candidate forum Monday

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Monday night WWAY and WHQR are hosting another candidate forum. This time it's for New Hanover County Commission Candidates. Full story...
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Judge wants NC to discuss voting changes

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A federal judge wants to know how North Carolina intends to carry out an appeals court decision restoring same-day registration during early voting this fall and counting out-of-precinct ballots cast on Election Day. Full story...
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UPDATE: Court denies NC request to delay voting law order

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videoA federal appeals court has refused to block the implementation of its ruling this week that restores same-day voter registration in North Carolina and the counting of ballots cast out-of-precinct on Election Day. Full story...
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