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Bill to speed up presentation of evidence to District Attorneys goes to Senate

A method that could speed up offering the state's potential evidence to defense attorneys has been approved in the North Carolina House.

Early voting legislation delayed in House

Debate on politically tinged legislation to cut North Carolina's early voting period by a week has been delayed in the House. The chief sponsor of the House measure gave no reason on the floor why he asked that a final House vote scheduled for Monday night be delayed until Wednesday.

INFLUENCE GAME: Helmet bill stokes lobbying effort

A major football helmet manufacturer has sharply increased its Washington lobbying this year, responding to a congressional push to come up with new safety standards for children's football helmets.

House to vote on shortening early voting period

A proposal to cut North Carolina's early voting period by a week worries Democrats that they will lose voters. But Republican insist the shorter time is more efficient.

Gov. says budget battle for education is not a partisan issue, it’s philosophical

The budget battle in Raleigh is coming down to the wire, and Gov. Bev Perdue says things will start getting dicey on June 30.

Berger MIA as Commission, School Board talk money

video It was supposed to be a chance for New Hanover County Commissioners and School Board members to try and get on the same page about the school district's budget. Instead, a Friday morning meeting may show the continued problems among the County Commission.

THE RANT: Someone please buy Brian Berger an alarm clock

video It's going to be a very long three-and-a-half-year term if you keep this up, Mr. Berger. You're quickly losing any credibility you may have had as an outsider wanting to initiate reform. May we suggest showing some respect for your constituents? Buy an alarm clock, use it, and try to be on time from now on. If not, please step aside and let someone more professional, more capable and more punctual do the job!

McIntyre views bin Laden death photos

While the Obama administration has decided not to release photos of Osama bin Laden's death to the public, some members of Congress are taking a look, including Rep. Mike McIntyre.

Berger continues to have beef with fellow New Hanover Co. Commissioners

video The drama between New Hanover County Commissioners just doesn't seem to end. Commissioner Brian Berger says he's just become accustomed to attacks from fellow commissioners, but this time, he says things got physical.

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Town of Belville talks food trucks, Riverwalk upgrades, Mayfaire-esque town center

BELVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- At a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night, the Town of Belville made a decision regarding the future of food trucks at town events, and town leaders gave an update on repairs to the Brunswick Riverwalk and future plans.

Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.