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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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Leland's future leaders address current problems

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video Leland's future officials came together tonight at Cape Fear National for a meet and greet with the public. Full story...
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Candidates for council, mayor participate in forum on green design

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With less than four weeks until Election Day, candidates for Mayor and Wilmington City Council participated in a forum Wednesday night. The event was held by Cape Fear Green Building Alliance at the Balcony on Dock in downtown Wilmington. Voters filled the room as a moderator asked the candidates questions on sustainable design, economic growth and building practices. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Napier Fuller

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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 Napier Fuller, who says his top issues include jobs, public safety and government spending. Full story...
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Carolina Beach councilwoman responds to SBI investigation

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video A Carolina Beach Town Council member under investigation by the SBI is telling her side of the story. An anonymous letter to the Attorney General and District Attorney sparked the probe, which also includes the mayor and another council member. Full story...
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Candidate profile: Joshua Fulton

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video Election Day is less than a month away and WWAY wants you to meet your candidates for Wilmington City Council. Today we sat down with Joshua Fulton, who describes himself as a fiscal conservative. Full story...
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Brewery owner taking downtown nightlife issues into his own hands

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videoDowntown Wilmington's nightlife has been a big topic of debate the last few years. From bars trying to keep out members of the military to fights and even murders at and around clubs, the downtown scene has developed a reputation for violence after about 2 a.m. That's caused one downtown business owner to take things into his own hands. Full story...
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Defense lawyer will not help Edwards at trial

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A key member of the legal team defending John Edwards will not represent the former presidential candidate at his upcoming campaign finance trial following questions about a potential conflict of interest. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Council candidate Fulton originally leaves election money to Brian Berger

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video They say politics makes strange bedfellows. A candidate for Wilmington City Council is finding that out the hard way after we've uncovered a campaign record that says if he died, he wanted to give his campaign money to a controversial county commissioner. Full story...
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