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McCrory, other governors talking in DC about energy revenues

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Some governors interested in offshore energy exploration - including North Carolina's Pat McCrory - plan to ask their congressional delegations to develop regional legislation to ensure states get revenues from what's being tapped into. Full story...
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US charges Duke with illegal pollution from 5 coal ash dumps

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Federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against Duke Energy for illegal pollution from coal ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants. Full story...
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Butterball to re-open closed NC turkey-cook plant

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Butterball says it will re-open a Hoke County turkey-cooking plant closed in December by House of Raeford and create 367 jobs. Full story...
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SEC Filing: Duke says it expects to settle criminal probe

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Duke Energy says it expects to pay $100 million to settle an ongoing federal criminal investigation that began after a massive coal ash spill at a North Carolina plant. Full story...
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Why has it been so cold?

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videoSo, why has it been so cold? That's a question on many minds right now. Cold weather is not unusual for this time of year in southeastern North Carolina, however, the recent outbreaks of cold weather have been unusually harsh with another batch of arctic air on the way later this week. Full story...
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Part of pier at Rodanthe falls into ocean

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Part of the Rodanthe Pier on the Outer Banks has fallen into the ocean because of high winds. Full story...
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State, federal agencies to protect land near Jordan Lake

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Several North Carolina government agencies and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed an agreement to protect 8,000 acres of land around Jordan Lake. Full story...
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WWAY INVESTIGATION: Is beach renourishment worth the money?

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videoSurf, sand and sun are big draws for southeastern North Carolina. In fact, our beaches keep much of our economy afloat, but they take a lot of maintenance. Full story...
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Offshore wind coming to our coast?

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videoCould wind energy be in our near future? It is possible. As the possibility of offshore wind energy comes closer to reality, some folks have a lot of questions. Wednesday, people were in town to answer them. Full story...
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Feds to hold more meetings about plans for 2 NC forests

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The U.S. Forest Service has scheduled more public meetings about its plans for Pisgah and Nantahala national forests after the first sessions ended in controversy. Full story...
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