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  • NC Rules Review Commission approves fracking standards

    North Carolina's proposed fracking safety standards sailed through a rules review Wednesday despite a recommendation from a staff attorney that several of the rules failed to meet state standards and should be put out for public hearing. 3 hours ago

  • Gov. McCrory launches assault on Associated Press

    The day after a wire service reported that North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory received a six-figure stock payout from an online mortgage broker that is regulated by the state, the governor's emphatic reaction to the story nearly eclipsed the news itself...

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