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Perdue releases new NC college credit program

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Gov. Bev Perdue and state education officials say consolidating and refining several college credit programs for North Carolina's high school students will make young people more prepared than ever to get a job and get trained and cost them less money. Full story...
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LaNasa calls out GOP leaders, quits party after election loss

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A day after losing to incumbent Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo, Justin LaNasa is calling out another political leader. In an e-mail this afternoon thanking supporters for their help on his campaign, LaNasa said he will leave "the Republican Party due to its lack of leadership, efforts and knowledge." LaNasa encouraged his supporters to follow his lead. Full story...
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Write-in winners emerge from blank Tar Heel ballots

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Usually elections are about who is on the ballot, but in the Bladen County town of Tar Heel, yesterday's election was about who was not on it. No one filed to run for mayor or three open town council seats. The lack of candidates led to write-in campaigns. Full story...
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NC Baptists elect Charlotte pastor as president

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A senior pastor at a Charlotte church is the new president of the N.C. Baptist State Convention, whose delegates also have endorsed a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage in North Carolina. Full story...
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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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