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North Carolina voters react to voter ID issues
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 9:45pm.

videoThe Civitas Institute surveyed North Carolina voters regarding their positions on issues involving voting and election integrity. One poll questions asked, "Would you favor or oppose a law that requires voters to show government-issued photo identification, such as a driver’s license or passport, before being allowed to cast a vote in an election?"

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Poll: Most in NC support gun control, voter ID, immigrants
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 12:09pm.

A new Elon University poll looks at how North Carolinians feel about issues like gun control, voter identification and immigration, as well as their opinion on Gov. Pat McCrory and the General Assembly.

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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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Wilmington firefighters union writes open letter to city council regarding pay
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 4:32pm.

video It’s one of the most important public services a community can have, but the Wilmington Fire Department says their current pay rate is unsustainable and unacceptable.

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Castle Branch to bring headquarters, 420 jobs to Wilmington
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 4:13pm.

video After looking into opportunities in California and Canada, Castle Branch, which does background and drug screenings for employers, says Wilmington is the place it will continue to call home.

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Duke Energy won't be repaid $10 million for DNC
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 7:55am.

Duke Energy will not be repaid a $10 million line of credit it guaranteed the city of Charlotte to host the Democratic National Convention last year.

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Local leaders advocate for offshore wind
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 02/28/2013 - 10:11pm.

Senator Kay Hagan and Representatives David Price and Mike McIntyre have joined the call for offshore wind development in North Carolina.

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Town hall meeting focuses on sequester's effects
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 02/28/2013 - 5:29pm.

video Concerned Veterans for America held a town hall meeting at the VFW in Wilmington to energize the community to speak out about the sequester. The main discussion today was how federal budget cuts would affect national security.

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Bill would add Bible study at NC public schools
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 11:55pm.

videoA new bill could allow students to study the Bible in North Carolina schools. No student would be required to take the class. It would be offered as an elective.

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Monkey Junction Annexation bill passes in Senate
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 10:05pm.

A bill that would keep people who live in Monkey Junction from having to pay six months of Wilmington taxes took its first step today.

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