Roy Cooper

Court Decision A Setback For Voter Rights, Cooper Says

Jun 25, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down part of the Voting Rights Act Tuesday could have a big impact on North Carolina.


The North Carolina Supreme Court has ordered state utility regulators to go back and reconsider the rate hike it granted Duke Energy last year.  Specifically, the court says North Carolina Utilities Commissioners failed to consider how the increase would affect customers in the midst of an economic downturn.


Domestic Violence Murders Jump In 2012

Apr 9, 2013

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.


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  Sometimes love isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, especially when you fall for a con- artist.  The North Carolina Attorney General’s office identified at least 25 of these victims last year.  Together they forked over more than $2 million to their online sweethearts who turned out to be not so true.     

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