Politics
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Rabon to co-chair powerful state senate committee
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/13/2012 - 8:58am.

video Sen. Bill Rabon has been selected to co-chair the powerful Senate Finance Committee. Rabon, a Republican from Brunswick County, will share the role with fellow Republican Sen. Bob Rucho of Mecklenburg County.

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Perdue appoints appeals court judge to Supreme Court
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 3:45pm.

North Carolina's governor is replacing the only black female on the state's Supreme Court with one of the two black women serving on the appeals court below.

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New carpet costs Calabash mayor official powers
Submitted by Matt Ray on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 3:34pm.

videoA Brunswick County mayor no longer has any official powers. Last night members of the Calabash Town Commission voted to strip the mayor of her duties for what they say is a spending ordinance violation. She says she did nothing wrong.

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NC Democratic Party chairman won't seek 2nd term
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 2:24pm.

The chairman of the North Carolina Democratic Party won't seek another term leading the party after a year of internal turmoil related to a sexual harassment claim at headquarters involving two former employees.

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NC Senate's majority leader to become budget chair
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 2:20pm.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown will join the trio of top budget writers in the North Carolina Senate for the next two years once the Legislature reconvenes next month.

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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover commission may consider ABC Board chair for open seat
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 1:30pm.

video New Hanover County Commissioners have called a special meeting Friday, where they may consider the chair of the county's ABC Board to fill an open commission seat.

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Berger sworn into CFPUA Board
Submitted by Matt Ray on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 11:52am.

video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger was sworn in as a member of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board of Directors this morning.

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Perdue looking for NC group home funding solution
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 4:39pm.

Gov. Bev Perdue says she's aiming to find a solution to ensure 2,000 people living in group homes across North Carolina will keep their place to live without her calling legislators back to Raleigh at the holidays.

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Perdue, McCrory to visit NC military bases Friday
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 4:31pm.

Gov. Bev Perdue and Gov.-elect Pat McCrory are going to visit North Carolina military bases together this week to build relationships between the incoming governor and installation and community leaders.

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Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Forest getting sworn in early
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 4:27pm.

Dan Forest isn't waiting until North Carolina's public inauguration to become North Carolina's next lieutenant governor.

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