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Gov. Perdue urges reforms clipping new GOP lawmakers

Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue wants legislators to adopt much-discussed changes that would limit their power now that Republicans are about to take control of the General Assembly for the first time in more than a century.

Wilmington wishlist faces challenge from Republican legislature

video Christmas is right around the corner, and many folks are getting their wishlists in order. Wilmington City Council is no different.

VOTE 2010: Rabon, Goolsby help Republicans win majorities in NC Legislature

videoUnofficial results late Tuesday night showed GOP candidates winning at least 27 seats in the Senate and 61 in the House, ensuring they'll have more seats than the Democrats. Two of those seats that switched parties are here in Southeastern North Carolina, with Republicans Bill Rabon (8th District) and Thom Goolsby (9th District) winning Senate seats long held by Democrats.

Rep. Hill injures neck but back home today

Rep. Dewey Hill fell at his Lake Waccamaw home this weekend and injured his neck. He stumbled on his way to get some ice cream from his deep freezer - according to Whiteville.com.

Iler disappointed House didn’t vote on terminal groins

The state legislature worked into Saturday morning before it finally ended session for this year. Representatives will not meet again in Raleigh until next year unless a special session is called.

NC legislature back in session with big issues to tackle

videoWWAY News Channel 3 talked with two state senators and two representatives from our area to find out what they think are priorities for this legislative session.

R.C. Soles wins his 21st election

videoWatching the election returns on television Tuesday night was a bit unsettling for Democrat R.C. Soles. He trailed when the Brunswick County numbers came in.

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