Politics
McCrory campaign got donation from indicted lawyer
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 3:03pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory's campaign received a donation after his November election victory from an attorney who was indicted in an investigation of unreported flights during former Gov. Bev Perdue's 2008 campaign.

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Cooper: NC should revisit safe schools proposal
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 10:34pm.

North Carolina's attorney general is calling on lawmakers and the governor to reconsider recommendations he made more than six years ago that he believes will make schools safer.

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Shallotte church starts gun control petition drive
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 4:10pm.

video A Shallotte church is getting involved in the gun control debate. St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church has begun a campaign to curb the epidemic of gun violence.

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Burr blasts president's gun control plan
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 4:02pm.

video President Obama's plan to increase gun control in the United States is meeting opposition from North Carolina's Republican senator.

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Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 1:49pm.

video President Barack Obama is announcing a $500 million package of executive actions and legislative proposals aimed at reducing gun violence a month after a mass shooting in Connecticut killed 20 elementary school children.

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NC Senate leader wants lower income tax rates
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 1:36pm.

video North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger says he thinks an overhaul of the state tax system will happen this year and he will try to make income tax rates as low as possible - maybe even zero.

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Berger drives to court on suspended license, case continued
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 1:29pm.

video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger had his court case for a DWI charge continued this morning. Berger is due back in court April 24.

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CFCC student to march in Inaugural Parade
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 9:19pm.

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.

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NC gun-rights group sues Winston-Salem over policy
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 4:38pm.

A statewide gun-rights group is claiming the city of Winston-Salem is violating its Second Amendment rights through an ordinance banning concealed handguns in many of its city parks.

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Perdue campaign spends $46K in final months
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 1:56pm.

Former North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue's campaign still had more than $1 million a few days before she left office.

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