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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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NC alleges bid-rigging at foreclosure auctions

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A Virginia businessman and his company must pay a penalty of more than $47,000 for rigging bids during North Carolina foreclosure auctions. Full story...
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Attorney General offers online shopping tips

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North Carolina's attorney general says shoppers need to be vigilant whether they are buying gifts in the store or online. Full story...
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NC AG's office evacuated after bomb threat call

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North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety spokeswoman Patty McQuillan said the threat came in around 10 a.m. Thursday, prompting authorities to empty the building in downtown Raleigh and block nearby streets. Full story...
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Publisher’s Clearing House to change confusing sweepstakes marketing, AG says

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Consumers will get clearer information about sweepstakes promoted by Publisher’s Clearing House under agreements reached by North Carolina and 32 other states, Attorney General Roy Cooper announced today. Full story...
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Attorney General warns of storm scams

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Attorney General Roy Cooper today warned consumers to avoid scams related to Hurricane Earl, which forecasters predicted could brush the North Carolina coast later this week. Full story...
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AG wants paver with history in court

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The Attorney General wants to see the owner of a paving company with a history of problems in court next week. Tommy Clack has been on Roy Cooper's radar since 2007, when clack worked here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Attorney General Cooper visits Badges for Baseball

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North Carolina’s top cop took to the mound in Wilmington Monday. Attorney General Roy Cooper visited the Badges for Baseball program at the community Boys and Girls Club. Full story...
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