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ONLY ON 3: McCrory talks jobs in county with highest unemployment rate in North Carolina
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 10:59pm.

video As the Democratic Party collects in Charlotte, the GOP candidate for governor in North Carolina went to Scotland County this afternoon. The topic isn't who's running for the job of president, but where are the jobs in North Carolina?

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City Council meets, baseball discussed in closed session
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 9:35pm.

The Wilmington City Council meet Tuesday night on the agenda a presentation on the Convention Center presented by General Manager Susan Eaton displaying awards and announcing business increases with 113 events in the past year, the convention center is on track to keep growing in 2013.

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Values Bus makes a pit stop in New Hanover County
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 4:25pm.

The Democratic National Convention is in Charlotte, but the Values Bus is in New Hanover County.

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Democrats, Republicans come out swinging in fight for NC ahead of convention
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 8:22pm.

video An afternoon thunderstorm left a rainbow over uptown Charlotte Monday, but the Democratic National Convention is sure to bring more storms of its own. As Democrats gather to celebrate Barack Obama, the political gamesmanship is underway, especially as both parties battle for this battleground state.

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CarolinaFest welcomes DNC to Charlotte
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 4:39pm.

video It was a Labor Day unlike any other in Charlotte. With the Queen City at the center of the political world this week, thousands of people filled the streets of Uptown Charlotte for a special celebration. Meanwhile, the politicking is well underway.

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Elon Poll: Romney leads in NC as DNC begins
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/03/2012 - 11:06am.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney holds a lead over President Barack Obama in the battleground state of North Carolina as the incumbent president’s party comes to Charlotte this week for the Democratic National Convention, according to the latest Elon University Poll conducted in partnership with The Charlotte Observer and The News & Observer.

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Charlotte makes finishing touches as DNC nears
Submitted by wway news on Sun, 09/02/2012 - 6:27pm.

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Charlotte makes finishing touches as DNC nears
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Sun, 09/02/2012 - 2:37pm.

With the opening gavel of the Democratic National Convention less than two days away, Charlotte is finishing up months of preparations. About 6,000 delegates and alternates are expected for the event, along with some 15,000 credentialed members of the media.video

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