Duke Energy’s ‘sweet’ deal

NC’s Department of Environmental Quality fumbled the penalizing of Duke Energy by allowing the utility to close the coal ash issue with a modest payment.

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United States’ billions fail to sustain foreign forces

With alarming frequency in recent years, thousands of U.S.-trained security forces in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia have collapsed, stalled or defected, calling into question the effectiveness of the tens of billions of dollars spent by the United States on foreign military training programs.

News & Observer sports columnist Luke DeCock previews the SAS Championship golf tournament returning to Cary's Prestonwood Country Club Oct. 5-11.
Luke DeCock ldecock@newsobserver.com