LENOIR, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina lawyer could face professional discipline from regulators who say he violated rules barring sexual relationships with clients. Lenoir attorney William Wallace Respess Jr. is the subject of a complaint before the North Carolina State Bar.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Some North Carolina lawmakers say they were surprised and miffed by fellow Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's announcement that he's seeking legislation to beef up government oversight of coal ash dumps. Republicans State Sen. Tom Apodaca and Rep. Chuck McGrady said they were surprised by McCrory's announcement after believing they were working together with the governor.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A Fayetteville business owner says not much has changed since he won $1 million in the North Carolina lottery almost two months ago. Forty-nine-year-old Todd Edge still works every day at his insulation business and hasn't taken any extravagant vacations.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's biggest city is looking at ways to boost growth by attracting new immigrants to the United States, a move some complain would welcome people living in the country illegally. The city council created a group last fall to study what other cities are doing to encourage immigrants to start businesses and get involved in civic life.
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