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Many questions, few answers about Bladen Co. Improvement Committee

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video Last month, we did a series of reports on Get out the Vote activities in Bladen County, where candidates pay people to round up votes for them. We received a number of calls in response to those reports saying we never mentioned the biggest player of all in the Bladen Get out the Vote arena. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: County leaders react to Hewett's email

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videoAfter serving about a year in prison for obstruction of justice and embezzlement, Ron Hewett is taking aim at people who helped put him there. Hewett also has harsh words for a Brunswick County Commissioner. Full story...
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VOTE 2010 PROFILE: Butch Pope, candidate for District Attorney

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video For the first time in 20 years, Brunswick, Bladen and Columbus Counties will soon have a new District Attorney. Incumbent Rex Gore lost his bid for reelection. Tonight, we introduce you to the man who knocked him out of the race: Democratic candidate and Whiteville attorney Butch Pope. Full story...
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11 days later, suspect still on the loose

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The Brunswick County District Attorney's Office promised a victim her alleged attacker would be arrested the same day he was indicted. Eleven days later, the Sheriff's Office has had no luck finding him. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Deputies can't find man charged with strangling woman after ADA lets him out of jail

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video Last week, Brunswick County Assistant District Attorney Erin Holden dismissed strangling charges against Gary Ray Jones during a probable cause hearing. A woman told police she met Jones on the beach a few days earlier and that later he tried to strangle her. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Jurors say prosecutor was unprepared in court

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video The Brunswick County District Attorney's office has been on our radar for the past few weeks, and in particular assistant DA Erin Holden. Holden's courtroom slip-ups have allowed convicted DWI offenders to walk away scot free. Tonight, in a story you'll see ONLY ON 3, even jurors wonder why Holden has been unprepared in court. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Did Assistant District Attorney mess up another DWI case in Brunswick County?

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video Remember the story we told you about a few weeks back, about the Oak Island Fire Chief who's DWI appeal got thrown out of court because the Assistant District Attorney handling the case wasn't prepared? We've learned that that ADA most likely messed up another DWI charge this week. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Trooper says he was never called for Chief House's appeal hearing

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Brunswick County District Attorney Rex Gore said the Assistant DA had what he calls a "mix-up" and subpoenaed the wrong trooper. First Sgt. A.E. Morris was the correct trooper, but he says he was never contacted by the DA's office at any point about House's DWI charge. Full story...
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The Rant: A lesson in journalism

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You've gone too far with this DWI dismissal, says one viewer. Not quite, says our Rantmaster. We'll explain why our coverage has been far from "biased" or "one-sided" as a Rant accuses. Full story...

Brunswick Democrats ask Soles to withdraw bills

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Sen. R.C. Soles introduced three new bills in the past week. Thursday, the Brunswick County Democratic Party asked the senator to withdraw all of them. Full story...
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The Rant: May 26

Everyone's got issues with something! What grinds your gears? WWAY NewsChannel 3 wants to know what's got you steamed!

FIRST ON 3: Soles submits another new bill to create new judge position in Brunswick Co.

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video State Sen. R.C. Soles submitted a new bill Tuesday that would create a second superior court district in Brunswick County. Right now it has only one. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: DA candidates talk about the Soles bill to split the district

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video "Soles has a history of abusing his office and abusing his power," says Joe Sinsheimer, a consultant for the Democratic Party. "And it's incumbent upon Senator Basnight to take a stand and publicly rebuke Senator Soles for this kind of self-serving and embarrassing legislation." Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Gore admits he helped write pension bill

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video An e-mail from Gore to Brunswick County Democratic Party chair also raises questions about Sen. Soles's bill to split 13th judicial district. Full story...
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Soles introduces bills to create new DA, lower pension requirements

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video Sen. R.C. Soles may be leaving the legislature, but he's not going quietly. The longest serving member in the history of the legislature filed a bill today that would split the 13th judicial district. Full story...
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