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Lawmakers divided on teacher rally in Raleigh

It's two sides to the coin. Representatives are divided on the issues teachers are bringing forward but are all welcoming to listen to their concerns.

CFCC Board of Trustees responds to criticisms over hiring president

The Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees Chair says the college fully complied with the law when they selected Jim Morton as president.
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Gov. Cooper wants updated gun laws, we ask local lawmakers if that will happen

Lawmakers could not say if any of Cooper's requests will happen, but they think they should be mulled over.
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Rep. Deb Butler speaks out against local contaminators

A state lawmaker says she wants to raise awareness about the impacts of pollution to our area in general amid talks of incentives for a company to return to Wilmington.
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State lawmakers talk school safety, arming teachers

The New Hanover County School Board brought lawmakers together Thursday afternoon to discuss improving school safety.
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New Hanover Co. commissioners delay National Gypsum incentives decision

New Hanover County commissioners delayed the decision on an incentive package for National Gypsum after concerns were raised about formaldehyde emissions.
Students and staff are led out of Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, after a shooting that killed 17 people on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: ZUMA Presss)video

What are your representatives doing to stop school shootings?

A day after the 25th fatal school shooting in the United States since Columbine, we wanted to know what the people who represent us in Washington and Raleigh are doing to try and make sure it doesn't happen again.
Rep. Deb Butler (D-District 18) files for reelection at the New Hanover County Board of Elections on Feb. 12, 2018. (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)video

Candidate filing begins for mid-term elections

Let the games begin! No, not the frozen ones in Korea. The political ones right here at home.
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Make-up days raise questions about school calendar law

With the snow melted and ice gone, school is back in session. While school boards figure out how to squeeze in make up days, some parents are split on the issue.

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