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Commissioners outline future for New Hanover County

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video The voters have spoken and the ballots are in, Beth Dawson and Woody White will be joining the ranks of the New Hanover county commission. Full story...
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Estep, Covil talk NHCS redistricting

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video The two soon-to-be members of the New Hanover County school board share their views on redistricting. Full story...
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Candidates keep up tight NC lt. governor race

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videoThe very tight campaign to become North Carolina's next lieutenant governor is continuing, with both sides gearing up for a recount battle that could go on for weeks. Full story...
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McCrory expects good relations with lawmakers

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North Carolina Gov.-elect Pat McCrory says he's confident he'll be able to work well with fellow Republicans at the General Assembly who expanded their majorities on election night. McCrory says he also wants to reach out to Democrats. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach approves state's first beach smoking ban

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videoWrightsville Beach is the first beach town in North Carolina to ban smoking on the sand. Voters took to the polls and approved the ban that will likely go into full effect next spring by a margin of 65 percent for compared to just 35 percent against. Full story...
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Republicans sweep New Hanover County School Board vote

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videoThe three winners in Tuesday's race for the New Hanover County Board of Education all have two things in common: They are all women, and they are all Republicans. Full story...
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Obama holds off Romney to win second term

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At this hour, Barack Obama has won election as president. That's with 97 percent of the precincts reporting. Obama has won 307 electoral votes in 26 states and the District of Columbia. He is leading in 1 state for a total of 29 more electoral votes. Romney has won 216 electoral votes in 24 states. He is not currently leading in any state. Full story...
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McIntyre's lead over Rouzer grows slightly, recount likely

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videoAfter months of an often bitter race for the US House, the contest between Rep. Mike McIntyre and his Republican challenger David Rouzer may not be over. Unofficial results from the North Carolina Board of Elections show McIntyre finishing ahead of Rouzer by 507 votes, which grew by almost 200 votes in late tabulating. Full story...
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Barfield reelected, two new members join New Hanover Commission

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission will soon have two new members after Tuesday's election. The three spots up for vote went to Republicans Beth Dawson, Woody White and Democratic incumbent Jonathan Barfield. Full story...
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Voters faced long wait at UNCW

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video Lines as long as three hours couldn't keep voters away from the polls at UNCW's Warwick Center. Full story...
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