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Company formerly known as Blackwater to pay $7.5 million fine
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 9:39pm.

Company formerly known as Blackwater to pay $7.5 million fine in arms smuggling, other charges.

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Visitors spent more in all 100 NC counties in 2011
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 3:14pm.

State tourism officials say each of North Carolina's 100 counties experienced increased visitor spending in 2011. The Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development reported Tuesday that of the 100, seven counties had double-digit increases.

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Investigating NC regulator opens Duke Energy data
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 3:13pm.

North Carolina utilities regulators are disclosing internal materials collected from Duke Energy in an ongoing investigation into its takeover of Progress Energy.

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McCrory running TV ad across state
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 12:17pm.

Republican gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory's campaign says it's running a commercial in all North Carolina television markets for the first time this election season.

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NC banker facing new tax evasion charge
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 7:26am.

A former Raleigh banker accused of running a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme has now been charged with federal tax evasion.

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Man suspected in 1966 slaying of Shelby girl dies
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 7:19am.

The man suspected of killing an 11-year-old Shelby girl more than 40 years ago has died.

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Film about Lejeune water to be shown in Raleigh
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 7:15am.

The award-winning documentary about the toxic drinking water at Camp Lejeune is getting a showing in Raleigh that includes a tribute to the Bladen County man who led the fight to disclose information about the contamination.

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2nd alleged victim accuses Hickory coach
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 08/07/2012 - 7:10am.

The former boys basketball coach at Hickory High School is facing new charges.

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No contempt for ex-Edwards aide over sex tape case
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 9:41pm.

A North Carolina prosecutor isn't pursuing criminal contempt charges stemming from a court battle over a video purported to show ex-presidential candidate John Edwards having sex with his then-mistress.

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NC lawmaker felt acid reflux, needs heart surgery
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 9:39pm.

A North Carolina state senator is recovering from heart surgery after learning it was blocked arteries and not the political pull and tug in Raleigh causing his bad acid reflux.

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