Law
Supreme Court: NC lawmakers must redraw House districts after '08
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/24/2007 - 4:14pm.

The state Supreme Court ruled today that lawmakers must redraw a state House district in Pender County after the 2008 elections.

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Feds approve NC's new same-day voter registration
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/22/2007 - 4:58pm.

Voters who decide at the last minute that they're interested in this fall's municipal elections can cast a ballot right away under a new law that's received final federal approval.

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Brunswick, Pender County voters to decide land tax
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/21/2007 - 5:28pm.

To tax or not to tax? Voters in Brunswick County will decide this November.

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State prisoner sues over racy magazines
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/20/2007 - 4:50pm.

An inmate in Harnett County says prison officials violated his constitutional rights by refusing to let him have magazines he ordered that contain racy material.

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Governor signs bills to help homeowners
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/17/2007 - 9:34am.

Mortgage lenders face greater disclosure in North Carolina under three bills signed by Governor Mike Easley.

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NC lawmakers commit $50 million to build leading cancer center
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/16/2007 - 8:22am.

Certain names inspire hope for cancer patients: Johns Hopkins. Sloan-Kettering. North Carolina lawmakers want to add another: Lineberger.

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Failure of NC restaurant smoking ban masks other victories
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/13/2007 - 5:05pm.

It was another painful defeat for anti-smoking forces in North Carolina when lawmakers shot down a proposed statewide smoking ban for hotels and restaurants.

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New Hanover County District Court Judge to be replaced
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/08/2007 - 10:44pm.

Effective Thursday Judge John Carroll will be replaced by Judge J.H. Corpening. The news came as a shock to Carroll, who says he's proud of his accomplishments as chief judge over the past six years.

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Neighborhood feud gets ugly
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/08/2007 - 5:22pm.

videoIt's a neighborhood feud going on right here in Wilmington and it's gotten pretty ugly. Neighbors are calling police on one another, videotaping each other's every move, even harassing their neighbor's pets.

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Pender County processes 1,000 traffic violations in one hour
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/08/2007 - 4:12pm.

videoPender County court administrators had a record-breaking day Wednesday. It took prosecutors just one hour to handle more than 1,000 minor traffic violation cases. Many of the cases involved infractions like speeding, driving without a license or not having a registration.

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