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Former Peak Fitness owner banned from business

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Jeff Stec, former owner of more than 20 Peak Fitness locations across North Carolina, is banned from the health club business for 12 years for repeatedly violating a state law that requires health clubs to maintain sufficient bonds, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Tuesday. Full story...
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Charlotte seeks AG ruling on amendment, benefits

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Charlotte city leaders are asking the state attorney general to decide whether it's OK to offer same-sex partner benefits in light of the constitutional amendment that defines marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman. Full story...
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States, banks reach foreclosure-abuse settlement

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North Carolina communities will benefit from millions of dollars to help struggling homeowners facing foreclosure, as well as more housing counselors, financial fraud investigators and prosecutors, and stronger mortgage standards. Full story...
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Cooper at White House for consumer agency push

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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is visiting the White House, joining the congressional battle over the agency protecting consumers from financial industry abuses. Full story...
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NC AG wants more restrictions on Four Loko

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Attorney General Roy Cooper says a proposed federal settlement with makers of the alcoholic beverage Four Loko is a start, but he wants to see more restrictions put on the sale of the drink. Full story...
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AG tells Grand Furniture Gallery to stop taking orders

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Cary-based Grand Furniture Gallery is under court order not to take any new online orders or payments until it fulfills existing orders or provides refunds, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Monday. Full story...
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AGs concerned about human trafficking ads on website

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Backpage.com needs to step up efforts to remove advertising for human trafficking, especially ads that could involve children, say Attorney General Roy Cooper and 45 other state attorneys general. Full story...
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Cooper: Crime rate in NC reaches 33-year low

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Crime in North Carolina has fallen to its lowest levels since the 1970s, with the murder rate lower than at any time since record-keeping began. Full story...
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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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