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NC judges don't dismiss map lawsuits entirely

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A three-judge panel says a pair of lawsuits challenging North Carolina's new boundaries for congressional and legislative seats can move forward. Full story...
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Former US Rep. Bob Etheridge joining race for NC governor

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Former US Rep. Bob Etheridge is entering the Democratic race for North Carolina governor. Full story...
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Former New Hanover County Commissioner announces plan to run again

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A New Hanover county native has announced that he plans to run for a position as a New Hanover County Commissioner once again. Full story...
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Pres. Obama re-election supporters open office in Wilmington

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Political season is in full swing. As President Barack Obama gets into to full re-election campaign mode, some local supporters opened their campaign doors in Wilmington. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: McCrory looks to fix 'broken' government, economy as governor

Republican Pat McCrory brought his campaign for governor to Wilmington Thursday. Before heading to a campaign rally, he visited WWAY to talk about the race for the state's highest office, including how Bev Perdue not seeking re-election affects things, questions about the money he's made since leaving office as Charlotte Mayor and what he sees as the biggest issues facing North Carolina.

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FIRST ON 3: McCrory says he won't release personal financial information

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Yesterday the NC Democratic Party questioned the money Pat McCrory's been making the last few years and calling on him to disclose his financial relationships and records. We asked McCrory about it during his visit to our studio this morning. Full story...
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NC government personnel director to make Democratic run for Lieutenant Gov

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North Carolina state government's personnel director has decided she'll run for lieutenant governor this year. Full story...
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Bowles won't run for governor; McIntyre, others still considering

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The man who polls show may be the best chance for the Democratic Party to hold on to the North Carolina governorship said Thursday he won't run for the job. Full story...
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Ex-speaker Hackney won't run for NC House in 2012

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The former two-term North Carolina House speaker will not run for re-election after more than 30 years in the Legislature. Full story...
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Judge denies Warren's injunction

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video Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren had his injunction denied today by Superior Court Judge Jack Hooks. The decision will allow other county commissioners to hold a hearing on whether to remove warren from the DSS Board. Full story...
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VOTE 2012: Faison says key to governor's race is getting NC back to work

The filing period for candidates in North Carolina is still 12 days away, but the campaign season is already in full swing. For sure the hot race in North Carolina is the open race for the governor's mansion. Today one of the candidates for the state's highest office was in Wilmington. Rep. Bill Faison stopped by our studio to talk about why he is running for governor.

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Caterpillar expanding Clayton plant, adding nearly 200 jobs

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Gov. Beverly Perdue says Caterpillar Inc. will expand its manufacturing plant in Clayton, adding almost 200 jobs over five years and investing $33 million. Full story...
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Bowles weighing bid for NC governor

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Erskine Bowles served as chief of staff in Bill Clinton's White House, led the University of North Carolina system and co-chaired a national bipartisan commission that recommended tough choices to close the budget deficit. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Election filings show Pantano Campaign has only $8,900 in cash

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videoThe latest filing with the Federal Election Commission shows Republican Congressional candidate Ilario Pantano's campaign has only $8,912.24 cash on hand. His primary opponent, State Sen. David Rouzer, has more than $221,000 cash on hand. Full story...
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Lawmakers hold meeting on NC sterilization program

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Two North Carolina lawmakers will take questions about whether the state should compensate thousands of people it surgically stopped from having children, and if so who should collect and how much. Full story...
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