Roy Cooper http://wfae.org en Atty. General Says He'll Challenge Gov. McCrory http://wfae.org/post/atty-general-says-hell-challenge-gov-mccrory <p>North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper told Democratic Party activists Saturday he&rsquo;ll run for governor in three years.&nbsp; Appearing Saturday at the Democrats&rsquo; Western Gala in Asheville, Cooper said it&#39;s too early to make a formal announcement, but he&rsquo;s ready to challenge first-term Republican Governor Pat McCrory.</p> Sun, 06 Oct 2013 14:48:53 +0000 David Boraks 36742 at http://wfae.org Court Orders Regulators To Reconsider Duke Rate Hike http://wfae.org/post/court-orders-regulators-reconsider-duke-rate-hike <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The North Carolina Supreme Court <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfae/files/201304/Duke%20Energy%20Decision%20S%20Ct%204%2012%202013.pdf" target="_blank">has ordered state utility regulators to go back and reconsider the rate hike it granted Duke Energy last year.&nbsp; </a>Specifically, the court says North Carolina Utilities Commissioners failed to consider how the increase would affect customers in the midst of an economic downturn.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:36:57 +0000 Julie Rose 25196 at http://wfae.org Court Orders Regulators To Reconsider Duke Rate Hike Domestic Violence Murders Jump In 2012 http://wfae.org/post/domestic-violence-murders-jump-2012 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Murders from domestic violence jumped by 15 percent last year in North Carolina, according to an annual report from the state’s Department of Justice.</span></p><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 22:10:25 +0000 Ben Bradford 24951 at http://wfae.org Domestic Violence Murders Jump In 2012 'Sweetheart Scams' On The Rise In North Carolina http://wfae.org/post/sweetheart-scams-rise-north-carolina <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Sometimes love isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, especially when you fall for a con- artist.&nbsp; The North Carolina Attorney General’s office identified at least 25 of these victims last year.&nbsp; Together they forked over more than $2 million to their online sweethearts who turned out to be not so true.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:16:38 +0000 Lisa Miller 21374 at http://wfae.org 'Sweetheart Scams' On The Rise In North Carolina