Politics

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NC lawmakers go home for 1-week break despite criticism
The North Carolina General Assembly has gone home for a weeklong break even as the House and Senate face a chasm between their proposals on the already overdue state budget. Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:28pm
Mayor Bill Saffo (Photo courtesy: City of Wilmington)
Wilmington mayor to seek re-election
Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo plans to file for re-election Monday, according to a flier being circulated by Louise McColl, who has managed past mayoral campaigns for Saffo. Thu, 07/02/2015 - 2:04pm
The Confederate flag-topped Dodge Charger "General Lee" remains an icon of the TV show "Dukes of Hazzard." (Photo: Joe Ross/MGN)
TV Land pulls ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ reruns from its schedule
TV Land has dumped "The Dukes of Hazzard." Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:23pm
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Rules on app-based car services in NC brokered in Senate
An agreement setting minimum standards for smartphone-based car services operating in North Carolina has been brokered between the emerging industry and state senators. Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:17pm
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Leland to open new town hall, host open house this month
After years of planning and delays, the Town of Leland will finally start moving into its new this month. Wed, 07/01/2015 - 8:52am
Pope Francis (Photo: Aleteia Image Department/Flickr/MGN)
Pope to meet with homeless, prisoners and immigrants during US visit
Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States. He'll also preside over a meeting about religious liberty - a major topic for the U.S. Catholic Church in the wake of the Supreme Court's gay marriage decision. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 4:50pm
Chris Christie (Photo: Michael Vadon/MGN)
Christie says he’s running in 2016 to ‘change the world’
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has launched a 2016 campaign for president. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:41am
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Senate, McCrory OK state government funds until budget done
A stop-gap spending measure will keep North Carolina state government operating well into the new budget year starting Wednesday. Tue, 06/30/2015 - 10:36am