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Drug maker to pay $1.2 million to NC in settlement

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Attorney General Roy Cooper says North Carolina will get more than $1 million in a multi-state settlement involving claims of flawed drug manufacturing at a plant in Puerto Rico. Full story...
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AG Cooper says state budget 'really cutting to the bone'

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North Carolina Attorney General says the current state budget proposal could hurt law enforcement in the state. Full story...
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Banned paver with Wilmington ties guilty of contempt

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A contractor with a long history of problems has been found in contempt for violating a court order that banned him from paving work in North Carolina, Attorney General Roy Cooper said today. Full story...
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Domestic violence murders up last year in NC

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A total of 107 North Carolinians lost their lives in domestic violence murders in 2010, an increase from the previous year, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced today. Full story...
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More than 780,000 NC residents affected by Sony Playstation security breach

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Attorney General Roy Cooper urges consumers to place free security freeze, monitor credit reports. Full story...
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Meth cleanup funding running low

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North Carolina is struggling to dispose of dangerous substances found in methamphetamine labs since the federal government quit funding such cleanups two months ago. Full story...
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NC price gouging law in effect for areas affected by storms

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North Carolina's consumer protection experts can investigate allegations of price gouging in at least 18 counties and cities that were affected by Saturday’s storms, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Monday. Full story...
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POLL: McCrory tops Perdue by 14, Cooper by only 8

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North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue continues to slide with the public as she tangles with the Republican legislature. Full story...
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AG Cooper shares list of top ten consumer complaints for 2010

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For the sixth year in a row, health care complaints topped the list. A total of 4,605 consumers filed health care related complaints in 2010, compared to 4,371 complaints in 2009. Complaints about lending, the second leading source of complaints, were also up, with 3,909 complaints in 2010 compared to 3,357 in 2009. At number three, complaints about Do Not Call violators held steady at roughly 2,500 complaints. Full story...
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Attorney General continues defiance of health care reform challenge

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video The Republican-controlled state legislature wants to challenge parts of the last year's federal health care reform, but Attorney General Roy Cooper is against the plan, even though he's required to join the fight. Full story...
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DA talks to AG about regional crime lab

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video During a visit to Wilmington today, Attorney General Roy Cooper discussed building a regional crime lab in southeastern North Carolina. Full story...
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NC AG: Office shouldn't defend unenforceable law

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Attorney General Roy Cooper says his office shouldn't defend in court a challenge to the health care overhaul approved by North Carolina legislators if it becomes state law because the measure is unenforceable. Full story...
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GOP lawmakers one vote away from health care bill OK

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A Republican-penned bill seeking North Carolina to challenge the 2010 health care overhaul law is one vote away from Democratic Gov. Bev. Perdue, who seems ready to ignore the measure if it hits her desk. Full story...
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AG Cooper touts new DNA law with police chiefs

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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper plans to talk to police chiefs from around the state about a new DNA law and fighting prescription drug abuse. Full story...
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Telemarketer busted by AG's office

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A California company that made repeated calls to North Carolina consumers on the Do Not Call Registry even after being ordered to stop must now pay $40,000 to the state, Attorney General Roy Cooper said today. Full story...
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