Politics
NAACP, others call on anti-poverty focus in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 1:54pm.

North Carolina civil rights leaders say Republicans now leading state government have moral and constitutional reasons to make lifting people out of poverty their top priority.

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Search for foreign investors could delay convention center hotel even longer
Submitted by Matt Ray on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 4:55pm.

videoAnother delay seems likely for Wilmington's Convention Center hotel. At a briefing with city leaders this morning, the developer said it needs another extension.

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Campaign data show NC GOP outraises Dems for 2012
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 1:13pm.

Republicans dominated North Carolina political fundraising in the past campaign on the way to expanding their majorities in the General Assembly and getting their candidates governor and lieutenant governor elected for the first time since the 1980s.

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Former Gov. Holshouser recovering from pneumonia
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:54pm.

A law and business partner of Jim Holshouser says the former North Carolina governor did not attend the inaugural ceremonies over the weekend after being treated for pneumonia.

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McIntyre supports 'balanced budget' plan
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 9:07am.

video Rep. Mike McIntyre says he wants the country to stop spending money it does not have. He has co-sponsored the Balanced Budget Amendment to the US Constitution. The amendment would require the federal government spend no more than it takes in.

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Wilmington author discusses trip to Tibet
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 7:16am.

video A local author opens up about her trip to Tibet and shares what she learned on the journey.

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Secession petitions get response from Obama Administration
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 9:00pm.

videoIn November we told you about petitions on the White House's website that suggested citizens across the country aren't happy with the way things are going in Washington. The petition garnered the 25,000 signatures needed to warrant a response and the Obama Administration has done just that.

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WB aldermen talk restaurant plan, smoking ban, school safety
Submitted by Matt Ray on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 11:47pm.

videoIt was a busy first meeting for new Town Manager Tim Owens. Wrightsville Beach Alderman discussed school security, a new restaurant and an Eagle Scout's plan to help the community.

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NC panel wants focus on curbing prescription abuse
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 3:51pm.

A panel says North Carolina legislators and Gov. Pat McCrory should look at ways to curb prescription drug abuse so deaths among youths can be prevented.

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NC Cabinet members get salary bump from McCrory
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 3:18pm.

Cabinet secretaries in North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's administration are getting salary bumps thanks to latitude from the Legislature.

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