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McCrory orders that laws be enforced on coal ash

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Gov. Pat McCrory has issued an executive order directing North Carolina's environmental agency to enforce all applicable laws to try to force Duke Energy to clean up its coal ash dumps. Full story...
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NC House 1 vote away from passing $21B budget

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The North Carolina House is closing in on approving a $21 billion budget full of cuts, policy shifts and a raise for public school teachers averaging 7 percent. Full story...
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Coal ash bill in limbo after NC Senate adjourns

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The North Carolina Senate has adjourned without finalizing a bill requiring Duke Energy to clean up its 33 leaky coal ash dumps in the state. The move comes nearly six months after a spill coated 70 miles of the Dan River with sludge. Full story...
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Crews work to stop sunken ships leaking oil off NC

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Experts say there are at least 13 ships sunk off the North Carolina coast that could leak oil. Full story...
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Durham assistant police chief sues city

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Durham Assistant Police Chief Winslow Forbes is suing the city and Police Chief Jose Lopez, alleging civil rights violations. Full story...
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NC weighs giving upfront money for promised jobs

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North Carolina lawmakers are considering breaking with a generation of state job-hunting efforts and giving corporations upfront money to move. Full story...
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Parents of missing teen charged with theft

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The adoptive parents of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons are facing federal conspiracy and theft of fund charges. Casey and Sandy Parsons were arrested Wednesday in Fayetteville, where they moved after Erica disappeared. Full story...
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