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It's Election Day! Let us know how it's going

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WWAY NewsChannel 3 is the home of the BEST ELECTION COVERAGE in the Carolinas. So tonight, make it your home for Election Night. WWAY and ABC News begin live coverage at 7 p.m. We will have results as soon as they are available after the polls close and live, local cut-ins throughout the evening. Cacky Catlett and Chris Phillips anchor our coverage as our news team will be out covering all the big races. Plus, join WWAY Political Editor Kevin Wuzzardo, former Congressman Bob Etheridge and The Big Talker FM's Chad Adams for analysis throughout the night. Full story...
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McIntyre, Rouzer criss-cross district in final hours

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videoAs the often bitter race to represent much of southeastern North Carolina in the US House of Representatives draws to a close, the two candidates are spending the final days and hours of the campaign trying to reach every voter they can. Full story...
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As Dalton courts Wilmington votes, McCrory not resting on polling

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video Election Day is just hours away, giving candidates little time to make a lasting impression on voters. Today Democrat Walter Dalton took advantage of the lunch rush at a Wilmington restaurant on this final full day of campaigning in his race for governor. Full story...
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Area kids pick Obama, Dalton

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Last week we told you about local students casting their own votes in the national Kids Voting program. Now the results are in. Full story...
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NC election official predicts 69 percent turnout

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North Carolina's chief elections official predicts overall voter turnout for Tuesday's election will fall a tad short of the percentage recorded in 2008. Full story...
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Council to consider ballpark site, Christmas tree lighting, more Wednesday

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With Election Day tomorrow, Wilmington City Council won't meet Tuesday as usual, but at least one item on the agenda for council's Wednesday night meeting will depend on what happens Tuesday at polls. Full story...
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Catch a Wave to the polls

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There may be a threat of bad weather tomorrow, but at least in Wilmington transportation should not be a reason to keep you from the polls. Wave Transit wants to make sure you get out and vote tomorrow, so all buses on all routes will be free on Election Day. Full story...
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First Lady touts Obama campaign in NC on final day

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North Carolina gets a visit from First Lady Michelle Obama on her last day on the campaign trail. Mrs. Obama is scheduled to visit Charlotte with singer Mariah Carey and NBA Players Association president Derek Fisher to stir up supporters. Full story...
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Early voting ends in NC; turnout higher than 2008

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The state of North Carolina's political landscape leading into election day is becoming more clear. Final totals are expected Monday for the number of people who took advantage of early voting. Full story...
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POLL: Romney rises in favorability; Obama's pushback is intensity

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After lagging for months at historic lows, Mitt Romney's personal popularity has advanced in the final weekend to its highest of the 2012 campaign, rivaling Barack Obama's. But Obama pushes back with greater enthusiasm among his supporters – and the race itself remains a tie. Full story...
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