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Marshall brings Senate campaign to town

With the June 22 run-off approaching Democrat Elaine Marshall spent last night and today in our area rallying votes for US Senate. Marshall's campaign hosted a fundraiser at the Blockade Runner in Wrightsville Beach last night.

Bill to expand New Hanover ABC board moves on

The bill, sponsored by Julia Boseman, would add two members to the board for a total of five. It would then take three to approve any action.

FIRST ON 3: State Rep. Dewey Hill plans to address loophole in DWI law

State Rep. Dewey Hill (D-Brunswick/Columbus) told us today on the phone that he plans to talk with the Speaker of the House tonight to try and begin closing a loophole in the state DWI laws.

Berger, Caster debate ahead of run-off

Republicans Bill Caster and Brian Berger will face off in a run-off for New Hanover County Commission June 22. Tomorrow the two candidates will face off in a debate.

ONLY ON 3: House budget cuts could mean UNCW tuition hike

video Public schools and higher education in the Cape Fear Region are watching the state budget battle closely. While public schools fair better under the House's budget than what's being discussed in the Senate, the same can't be said for schools like UNCW.

Top Republican asks top Dems to block Soles

The top Republican in the state Senate wants the governor and the Senate's top Democrat to block bills filed recently by Sen. R.C. Soles.

Senate candidate Cal Cunningham visits Wilmington, debate or no debate

videoDemocratic US Senate Candidate Cal Cunningham hoped to debate his opponent Elaine Marshall last night in Wilmington. Marshall won't agree to debate outside of Raleigh, but Cunningham visited the Port City anyway to pick up some endorsements and answer some questions during our 5:30 p.m. newscast.

Early voting for run-offs starts tomorrow

Early voting begins tomorrow. It runs through June 19.

Brunswick Democrats ask Soles to withdraw bills

Sen. R.C. Soles introduced three new bills in the past week. Thursday, the Brunswick County Democratic Party asked the senator to withdraw all of them.

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