RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state. A special committee is going through the bulk of the forms, deciding who will be entitled to compensation from a $10 million state fund.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Organizers say Moogfest will return to Asheville in 2016, becoming an event that occurs every two years. The festival brings technologists, entrepreneurs and music fans to Asheville.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Where else but the town of Horse Shoe would a person get lucky twice in the N.C. Education Lottery? Self-employed painter Ivan Gilbert is a two-time winner. He won $1 million this week in the $120 Million Cash scratch off game. In May 2012, Gilbert won $100,000 in the Super Lucky 7s game.
Horse Shoe is 23 miles south of Asheville.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Willie Nelson and the annual Farm Aid concert and food festival are coming to North Carolina. The concert is scheduled for Sept. 13 in the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh.
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