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NC State Fair

Judge rejects bid for concealed weapons at NC fair

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A Wake County judge has declined to allow concealed carry permit holders to bring their guns to the NC State Fair which opens this week. Full story...
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Group: Gun ban at NC State Fair is illegal

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A gun-rights group has asked a North Carolina court for a temporary injunction to keep the state from enforcing its ban on concealed weapons at the State Fair. Full story...
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NC fines state fair ride operators over injuries

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North Carolina regulators have fined thrill ride operators more than $114,000 following a mishap at the 2013 State Fair that left five people injured, three of them critically. Full story...
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Search warrant explains North Carolina State Fair Vortex ride tampering before injuries

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A search warrant made public Thursday explains how a safety mechanism on the Vortex ride was allegedly tampered with before the ride malfunctioned at the North Carolina State Fair in October - causing injuries. Full story...
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Guarding NC fair ride costs $400 a day

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Guarding a ride that seriously injured several patrons earlier this year is costing the North Carolina State Fair $400 a day. Full story...
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DA: Man charged in NC fair injuries cooperating

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Authorities say a thrill ride operator arrested following a mishap at the North Carolina State Fair is cooperating with their investigation. Full story...
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Fair ride owner appears in NC court over injuries

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The Georgia owner of a thrill ride that seriously injured three people at the North Carolina State Fair has made a brief court appearance on felony charges. Full story...
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Ride operator appears in court on NC fair injuries

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A ride operator facing criminal charges over injuries at the North Carolina State Fair has made his first court appearance. Timothy Dwayne Tutterrow of Quitman, GA, faces three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, inflicting serious injury. Full story...
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Man accused of peeping at boys at North Carolina State Fair

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The Wake County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Raleigh man for allegedly taking picture of boys in a bathroom at the North Carolina State Fair. Full story...
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Worker hurt while dismantling other version of Vortex ride at State Fair

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videoA worker dismantling a ride at the North Carolina State Fair has been hurt. Agriculture Department spokesman Brian Long says the man was injured when a piece of a ride called The Vortex fell on him around 3:30 a.m. Monday. Full story...
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