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Heineman-Price Rematch Heating Up

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RALEIGH — Democrat David Price is trying to get hisold job back, as Congressman from North Carolina's Fourth District. Hisopponent Fred Heineman, who beat Price out of the job last time around, is now crying "foul" in response to an ad commonly referred to as "Earth toFred".

The commercial accuses Heineman of believing that anyone who earns$300,000 to $750,000 is middle-class.

Heineman argues that the ad and its message are just plain wrong.

Such television ads became the only forum for this campaign after twooperations for an intestinal problem sidelined Heineman for more than amonth. A healthier Heineman re-emerged Friday to say he doesn't expect hismedical setback to cost him votes.

But Price accuses Heineman of dodging him and the issues even beforeHeineman got sick.

Heineman is a featured guest on WRAL TV5's 30 Minutes program Sundaynight at 6:30.

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