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County Commission candidates meet for second forum

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videoCandidates for New Hanover County Commission met for a second forum at WHQR-FM Tuesday night. Among the issues discussed were economic development, harmony among the members of the County Commission and regulation. Full story...
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Thieves target McIntyre's Washington office

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Rep. Mike McIntyre's Capitol Hill office was one of several targeted by thieves recently. McIntyre's Chief of Staff Dean Mitchell says several items of memorabilia were stolen from the congressman's office during the August District Work Period. Full story...
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ALIPAC endorses McIntyre, hopes Pantano supporters will follow

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A political action committee known for its strong stance against illegal immigration is endorsing Rep. Mike McIntyre in his reelection bid. Full story...
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Biden blasts Romney tax plans during stop in NC

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Vice President Joe Biden is criticizing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for proposing policies that Biden says would cut taxes for millionaires and raise them for middle-class families. Full story...
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In North Carolina, Latino voters could be crucial to winning the state

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In this year's presidential campaign, $11 million has been spent so far on ads targeting Hispanics, according to ad-tracking firm Kantar Media/CMAG. Full story...
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Berger doesn't pay back travel expenses at commission meeting

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video It's pay back time. At least that's what New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger said last week about the more than $400 in travel expenses he owes the county. However, it did not happen Monday night. Full story...
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Wilmington looks at how to handle sweepstakes appeals, annexation requests

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Wilmington City Council is looking at how to handle appeals from internet sweepstakes cafes and voluntary annexation requests. Full story...
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Candidate Interview: Paul Newby

When you cast a ballot this fall, you'll have a chance to vote for several judicial offices, including North Carolina Supreme Court. Justice Paul Newby has been on the high court for eight years. He's hoping to hold off Court of Appeals Judge Sam Ervin IV to win a third term. Today, he talked with WWAY Political Editor Kevin Wuzzardo about why he thinks he should return to the bench in Raleigh.

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Screen Gems pays tribute to McComas's role in local film industry

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Screen Gems Studios took time to honor former state Rep. Danny McComas this weekend as he heads to a new position at the NC Ports Authority. Full story...
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Mall shoppers get chance to meet candidates

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Political candidates filled center court of Independence Mall Saturday afternoon for a town hall meeting. Full story...
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