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Bladen County campaigning tactics questioned

video You've probably seen sample ballots before being handed out by poll workers on election day, already filled out for the candidates they endorse. What you may not have known is that in some places, spots on those sample ballots are for sale to the highest bidder.

Pantano demands Congressional debate be open to all media

Ilario Pantano, Republican candidate for Congress in the 7th District, is strongly urging the Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce to allow more media to participate in next week's debate between him and Congressman Mike McIntyre.

NC ethics reform law signed, opening state workers’ records

With two suspensions for inappropriate contact with a student, Jessica Wishnask quietly left the New Hanover school district two years ago to go work for another. She did not have to disclose her misconduct, and her prior employer did not report the suspensions.

ONLY ON 3: Bladen County voter fraud accusations investigated

video The Bladen Ballot Battle continues. The May primary has already been investigated for claims Commissioner Delilah Blanks cast multiple votes. Now the North Carolina Board of Elections is investigating several claims of voter fraud stemming from the May primary and the run-off in the sheriff's race.

Lee endorses Goolsby; Grammer to stump for Pantano

Two candidates who duked it out this spring have apparently made nice. Michael Lee announced today he is endorsing Thom Goolsby for the 9th District State Senate seat.

Marshall leads Burr (barely) in latest campaign poll

Marshall holds a slight lead with 37% compared to 35% for Burr. Libertarian candidate Mike Beitler takes 5% support and 23% of voters are undecided.

Pantano raises $200k for campaign

The North Carolina Republican running for the U.S. House says he has raised almost $200,000 from grass roots supporters in his bid to unseat seven-term Democratic Rep. Mike McIntyre.

Back from vacation, LaNasa continues tax vote battle

video Justin LaNasa continues fighting the county's new sales tax hike by holding the county to the letter of the law. Though the bickering continues, some county commissioners say they're on track to get the tax enacted by October 1.

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.

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