By Timothy P. Carney | 07/26/14 10:00 PM
Give the lady points for boldness: Sen. Kay Hagan is blasting her Republican opponent for "sid[ing] with the special interests" because he opposes a corporate welfare agency that gives most of its subsidies to Hagan's campaign contributors.
07/22/14 02:48 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Thursday that North Carolina will share in a $7.3 million multi-state settlement with Astellas Pharma to resolve allegations of Medicaid fraud. Cooper Astellas Pharma allegedly marketed the antibiotic...
07/21/14 02:45 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A new analysis of sea level rise concludes that billions of dollars in property and infrastructure is at risk in extreme floods expected along the coast of the Carolinas in coming years. Climate Central of Princeton, New Jersey, a nonprofit group of scientists and...
07/21/14 10:10 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – A bill that includes a provision aimed at combating so-called “patent trolls” is closer to becoming law in North Carolina. The “Abusive Patent Assertions Act,” an article within Senate Bill 648, attempts to “strike a balance” between the...
07/18/14 04:15 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday opened the Eastern Seaboard to offshore energy exploration, causing concern in the Carolinas about the effect on sea creatures and tourism but also raising the prospect of new jobs and revenue. The administration announced sonic...
07/17/14 05:00 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy has completed removal of large pockets of coal ash from the Dan River months after a massive spill at a North Carolina power plant, federal environmental officials said Thursday. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's on-scene coordinator, Myles Bartos,...
07/15/14 02:25 PM
Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced a lawsuit on Monday against a now-closed Burlington kitchen remodeling company and its owner to resolve allegations they took upfront payments but failed to complete the work. American Kitchen...
07/11/14 09:45 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – A North Carolina judge has approved summary judgment for several defendants in an asbestos lawsuit based on the plaintiff’s failure to respond to the motions in a timely manner. Defendants Carlisle Industrial Brake & Friction, Parker-Hannifin...
By Steve Doty | 07/07/14 01:33 PM
A Libertarian candidate in North Carolina is making things difficult for Republicans, as a quirky YouTube campaign continues to grow.
07/03/14 06:00 PM
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's environmental agency has ordered Duke Energy to install monitoring wells in a residential neighborhood outside Asheville to determine whether toxic chemicals from the company's coal ash pits are contaminating homeowners' drinking water. During tests at...
By Associated Press | 06/17/14 08:38 AM
A top state Senate budget-writer says differences with the House over Medicaid spending and the state lottery must first be resolved in negotiations for a final updated North Carolina spending plan.
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