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Archive for September, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden to return to NC next week

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

RALEIGH, NC (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to return to North Carolina next week for another campaign visit.

President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign said Wednesday that Biden would come to the state next Tuesday. The campaign confirmed later he would travel to Charlotte and Asheville. More details will be released later.

Biden has visited the state several times as vice president, most recently to attend the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte three weeks ago. He also visited Durham last month, when he blasted Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan on his proposals for entitlement programs such as Medicare and Social Security.

First lady Michelle Obama spoke in Durham and Greenville last week as the Obama campaign seeks to win a state it narrowly won over Republican John McCain four years ago.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: McDaniel appeals firing from New Hanover County

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County has received a notice of appeal from fired Parks, Gardens and Senior Resources Director Jim McDaniel.

A county spokesman says it could take more than a month before the appeal is heard. The county has five days after a hearing to make a ruling.

Neither side will say why McDaniel was fired Monday. He’d been with the county since 2005.

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Senior tennis group grows with Gibson Complex

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

"Senior tennis not only keeps you physically fit, but also is a get social outlet."

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Tattoo leads to burglar, police say

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Surveillance video captured images of the bandit inside the closed store.

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IN COURT: Woman on trial for negligence of an elderly adult

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

A woman is on trial in New Hanover County for a house fire that killed her father in October 2010.

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