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THE RANT: Berger odd man out at Monday's commission meeting

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video First and not surprisingly, Commissioner Brian Berger was late... again. How is it that he can be early to a New Hanover County Community Action Inc. meeting to stake out his ex-girlfriend and break a protective order, but he can't show up on time for the job he was elected to do? Full story...
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Wilmington council to consider developer's voluntary annexation

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video You've heard a lot lately about fights against annexation, like in Monkey Junction and Southport. But a development company wants the City of Wilmington to annex property for a future apartment complex. Full story...
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NC House leader: school year change short-lived

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One of North Carolina's top legislative leaders says he thinks the General Assembly will overturn a new law that adds five days to the public school calendar without any extra money. Full story...
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Commissioners vote for beach nourishment agreement

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New Hanover County Commissioners voted Monday night in favor of a beach enrichment agreement. Under the agreement, county and federal dollars would cover 82.5 percent of the cost while the state would pay for the other 17.5 percent. Full story...
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New Hanover Commission appoints Ted Davis as chairman

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video The New Hanover County Commission has a new leader. At a meeting Monday night, commissioners voted unanimously to appoint Ted Davis as the board's new chairman. He replaces Jonathan Barfield, who held the position for the last year. Full story...
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NC ag commissioner Troxler to run for re-election

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Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler wants to oversee North Carolina's largest industry for another four years. Full story...
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Rouzer, Pantano a study in contrasts

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video The Republican nomination for president may be decided by the time North Carolina votes in May, but there will still be the battle for the Republican nomination to represent our area in the US House of Representatives. The two candidates, David Rouzer and Ilario Pantano, are a study in contrast within the GOP. Full story...
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2 with ties to Perdue surrender at Wake jail

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Two people with close ties to Gov. Bev Perdue have surrendered at the Wake County jail on charges related to campaign finance violations. Full story...
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Perdue's campaign: She's still running in 2012

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Gov. Bev Perdue's campaign staff has dismissed a comment by a North Carolina state House member who predicted she won't run for re-election next year. Full story...
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Feds in Edwards case seek to bar expert testimony

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Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to bar two former commissioners from the Federal Election Commission from testifying as expert witnesses at the upcoming trial of former Democratic presidential contender John Edwards. Full story...
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Carney chosen to complete Forrester's Senate term

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The Mayor Pro-tem of Mooresville has been chosen to fill the term of the late Sen. Jim Forrester of Gaston County. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Community Action head sparked latest Berger investigation

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video It's been one week since New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger attended a public meeting at his ex-girlfriend workplace. Berger's actions led to his arrest for violating a protective order his ex Heather Blaylock filed. Tonight we finally know who first raised concerns about Berger being there. Full story...
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NC senate panel votes to repeal death row law

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A Senate panel has voted to essentially repeal a landmark state law allowing death row inmates to appeal their sentences based on statistical evidence showing racial bias. Full story...
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Grand jury indicts three with ties to Perdue campaign

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A Wake County grand jury has indicted former campaign workers and a donor of North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue as part of an investigation into previously undisclosed flights leading up to her 2008 election victory. Full story...
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Ex-NC high court justice Orr joins law firm

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A former North Carolina Supreme Court justice and 2008 Republican candidate for governor is heading to a well-known law firm in the state after leaving a conservative-leaning legal group earlier this month. Full story...
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