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Early voting drawing big crowds around the Cape Fear
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 4:20pm.

video Less than a week before Election Day, many people are taking full advantage of One Stop Voting. Voters say because of early voting, there is no excuse not to make your voice heard.

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Gov. Perdue hasn't yet emptied campaign coffers
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 10:26am.

North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue has not yet emptied her campaign fund as the closing of the campaign season and her administration approaches.

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POLL: Tighter gender gap, sharper partisanship – but no change in the bottom line
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 7:44am.

Nationally, likely voters divide by 49-48 percent between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in the latest ABC News/Washington Post daily tracking poll. That's exactly where it's been in seven of the nine ABC/Post tracking poll releases since the start of last week, albeit with movement in some underlying measures – toward Romney in the middle of last week, then easing back since.

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Gott not allowed to vote in New Hanover Co.
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 10:22pm.

video A woman who was once the top nominee to fill a vacancy on the New Hanover County Commission is now not allowed to vote or hold public office in the county.

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NC officials troubled by raucous election activity
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 9:03pm.

North Carolina election officials are concerned about raucous campaigning around early voting sites and people purposefully misrepresenting voting laws to reduce turnout.

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Outside money funds Wilmington ballpark battle
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 3:52pm.

As Election Day inches closer, the ballpark campaign is heating up. But who's behind the funding for the race?

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McCrory besting Dalton in NC governor fundraising
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 12:31pm.

High-profile North Carolina Republicans running for office next week are holding a marked financial advantage over their Democratic rivals, led by gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory.

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ONLY ON 3: Watch the Wilmington ballpark debate
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 4:10pm.

video Thursday night WWAY NewsChannel 3 and WHQR-fm hosted the only live debate focused on the ballpark bond referendum. Mayor Bill Saffo and Councilman Kevin O'Grady represented the city and Vote Yes Ballpark. Businessmen Scott Harry and Jim Rafferty spoke on behalf of Vote No Ballpark Tax.

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Bad weather greets some early voters at polls
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:57am.

First there were long lines. Now state election officials are warning about another problem at North Carolina's early voting stations: bad weather.

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Wilmington zeroing in on ballpark site
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:11am.

The City of Wilmington apparently knows which site it wants to build a ballpark if voters approve a bond referendum. WWAY has obtained the latest draft copy of an option agreement for the city to purchase land from Sawmill Point Investors, LLC, of Charlotte.

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