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Two new faces elected to Wilmington City Council; Sparks left out

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video After all the votes were counted Tuesday night two new faces came out as winners for Wilmington City Council. Businessman Neil Anderson and retiree Margaret Haynes are the two non-incumbent candidates that will fill two of three open seats; incumbent Laura Padgett was re-elected. Full story...
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Castle Hayne voters say "no" to incorporation

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video One of the more interesting elections that happened in New Hanover County was in Castle Hayne. Residents went to the polls to decide whether they would become a town, and the answer was a bit one sided. Full story...
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Wilmington Mayor elected to third term

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video In the race for Wilmington Mayor, incumbent Bill Saffo reclaims the seat with 71% to Justin LaNasa's 29%. This is Mayor Saffo's third elected term as Mayor. Full story...
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Tar Heel voters write in candidates on empty ballot

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video Polls are open, but the ballots are empty in one Bladen County town. None of Tar Heel's 117 residents filed to fill three town council spots and the mayor's office. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 & THE LNR: Leland leaders set for big pay hike

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video Voters in Leland will go to the polls tomorrow to elect a new mayor and two new members of town council. When those three people take office, the town's elected leaders will be getting a significant pay raise. Full story...
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Meet the candidates for Wilmington City Council, mayor

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For the last few weeks WWAY has been introducing you to the candidates for Wilmington City Council and Wilmington Mayor. As Election Day approaches, here are links to each of the candidate profiles. Full story...
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New Hanover Commission tables shopping center purchase

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Commissioners voted 3-2 to table a vote on purchasing the property that houses Break Time and Ten Pin Alley in Wilmington. The property is a part of the same shopping center as the county's government complex. Full story...
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Castle Hayne residents discuss incorporation

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video Residents in Castle Hayne have been discussing incorporation for years. The decision to become a town or not will happen with next Tuesday's elections. Thursday voters came together one last time to talk about the issue. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Bill Saffo

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video For the last few weeks we've been introducing you to the candidates for Wilmington City Council and mayor. With the election now just days away, we wrap up our candidate profiles with with incumbent Mayor Bill Saffo. He says he looks forward to continuing to make Wilmington the gem of southeastern North Carolina. Full story...
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First lawsuit filed over NC redistricting plans

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Opponents of Republican-drawn maps for district boundaries for the North Carolina Legislature and the state's congressional delegation are getting a quick start on litigation. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Justin LaNasa

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video Early voting is underway, and Election Day is next week. So WWAY wants you to meet the candidates for Wilmington Mayor. We sat down with Justin LaNasa, who says it is time for new leadership. Full story...
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Court is next stop for NC's journey to redraw maps

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North Carolina's journey toward new district boundaries for the Legislature and Congress is about to detour into court, even though federal attorneys just announced they won't oppose the maps on certain racial discrimination grounds. Full story...
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McCrory getting money from Perdue's past donors

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ome past contributors to Gov. Bev Perdue's campaign from eastern North Carolina are shifting their giving to the political committee of likely repeat Republican challenger Pat McCrory. Full story...
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Charlotte hosts NC governor's conference for women

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Another associate of President Obama is coming to North Carolina, this time at a networking and education event for women. Full story...
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NC Sen. Jim Forrester dies at 74

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A North Carolina state senator who led the effort to secure next year's statewide referendum on whether to prohibit gay marriage has died. He was 74. Full story...
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