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Board of Elections Chair not seeking new term
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — John Ferrante, the Chairman of the New Hanover County Board of Elections says he will not continue to serve on the board. Ferrante has been on the Board of Elections for 2 years. He saw the board through a sometimes tumultuous election season which included allegations of voter fraud, Read more... Tue, 05/26/2015 - 5:00pm
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Bill raising NC graffiti punishments get Senate’s initial OK
Tougher penalties for people who spray or scribble on public or private property in North Carolina is nearing Gov. Pat McCrory's desk. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:13pm
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Court won’t lift hold on Obama immigration action
A federal appeals court has refused to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 2:31pm
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Launching campaign, Sanders appeals to party’s Warren wing
Some Democrats hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into the 2016 presidential campaign. But she hasn't jumped in so far, and that leaves Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders as their next best option. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 12:24pm
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Burr says Patriot Act doesn’t violate American’s privacy
For 50 years the Memorial Day celebration has happened on the USS North Carolina. The history of the ship not lost on Republican Sen. Richard Burr. Mon, 05/25/2015 - 8:28pm
NC House of Representatives (Source: WTVD)
GOP’s NC budget proposal gets lots of Democratic votes
The North Carolina House has given final approval to its two-year state government spending plan with a rare showing of broad bipartisan support for a budget. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 8:49am
A NC House committee debates changes to a budget plan in May 2015 (Source: WTVD)
House budget heads to floor with smaller increases for film incentives, port improvements
The House budget finally heading to the floor has dialed back driver's license and car registration fee increases and the amount of new money going to help lure movie and TV productions to North Carolina. Thu, 05/21/2015 - 3:29pm
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NC tanning bed ban for youth signed into law by governor
A dozen bills signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory include a ban on anyone under 18 using tanning beds in North Carolina. Thu, 05/21/2015 - 1:41pm