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Third Leland candidate drops out of council race

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For the third time since mid-August a candidate for Leland Town Council has dropped out of the election. The Brunswick County Board of Elections says Kerrie Wallace withdrew today. Full story...
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Leland Town Council votes to hire new manager, shoots down another investigation

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video There has been a cloud of allegations surrounding the town of Leland's police department for quite some time now. Two of the most recent include officers using the police station for sexual liaisons and an incident where one officer pointed a gun at another. The town has asked the S.B.I. to help investigate the allegations. Full story...
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Gadhafi seen on video in his final minutes

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There are still some questions remaining over exactly how Moammar Gadhafi was killed. Arab broadcasters have been showing video of Gadhafi after his capture -- wounded, with a bloodied face and shirt, but alive. Later video showed fighters rolling his lifeless body over on the pavement. Full story...
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Study: NC business has more friends at Legislature

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A nonpartisan group focused upon improving North Carolina's business climate says the General Assembly became more business friendly this year as the Republicans took control and pushed through several changes. Full story...
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Marshall to seek 5th term as Secretary of State

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North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall is seeking another four years in office. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Margaret Haynes

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video City Council hopeful Margaret Haynes describes herself as a North Carolina gal. She was born and raised in Durham, earned her masters in public administration and then worked for a member of Congress handling constituent services. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Frank Meares

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video Election Day is less than a month away, and WWAY wants you to meet the candidates for Wilmington City Council. We sat down with Frank Meares, who says it is time for someone who truly represents the people. Full story...
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NC Reps. Coble, Foxx, McHenry endorse Romney

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Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney says he's gained endorsements from three GOP House members in North Carolina, a state he says will be critical to efforts to unseat President Obama next year. Full story...
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Obama on NC, VA bus tour: 'I'm the president'

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President Barack Obama says he's touring Republican areas of North Carolina for a simple reason. "I'm the president," he says. Full story...
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Perdue wants Chinese students going to NC colleges

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Gov. Bev Perdue wants Chinese business and education leaders to consider steering more students to North Carolina colleges and universities. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Matt Hinson

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video Election Day is less than a month away, and WWAY wants you to meet the candidates for Wilmington City Council. Today we sat down with Matt Hinson, who says it is time for common sense government. Full story...
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Obama in North Carolina to push for action on jobs bill

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President Barack Obama has left the White House for a flight to North Carolina, where he'll begin a three-day bus tour aimed at pushing Congress to pass pieces of his jobs bill -- while also trying to build support for his re-election bid. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Neil Anderson

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video Election Day is less than a month away, and WWAY wants you to meet the candidates for Wilmington City Council. Today we sat down with Neil Anderson, who says he's interested in growth and the economy. Full story...
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McIntyre holds big fundraising lead over Republican challengers

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We've been watching the horse race that is the campaign for President, but things are heating up here at home for Congress. This week candidates for the 7th District seat filed their third quarter campaign finance reports. Full story...
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Sen. Brown's web message lifted from ex-NC Sen. Dole

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Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown says his staff is to blame for autobiographical passages on his official Senate website that were lifted word for word from a 2002 speech by former NC Sen. Elizabeth Dole. Full story...
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