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Lead 2010 Map Act plaintiffs, lawyer support DOT in current dispute

Plaintiffs who helped launch Map Act litigation against the North Carolina Department of Transportation back in 2010 are supporting the DOT in a current Map Act dispute. They filed paperwork Friday at the state Supreme Court to submit a friend-of-the-court brief in the case.

CJ Staff
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Guilford school board urges state Supreme Court to reject forced vaccination case

The Guilford County Board of Education is asking North Carolina’s highest court not to take up a case involving the forced COVID-19 vaccination of a 14-year-old boy in 2021. The teen and his mother hope the state Supreme Court will revive their suit against the Guilford schools and Old North State Medical Society.

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RTP Biotech company granted $15 million JDIG agreement

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, a division of Japanese parent company Fujifilm Corp, plans to expand its job force at its Holly Springs location with an additional 680 jobs and a $1.2 billion investment as part of a $15 million Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) awarded by the North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Economic Investment Committee (NCEIC).

Theresa Opeka
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State Supreme Court questions defamation lawsuit against 2016 McCrory boosters

The North Carolina Supreme Court raised concerns Thursday about a lawsuit targeting lawyers who helped file election protests after the state’s 2016 governor’s race. One justice described the plaintiffs as asking the court to “blow up” protections provided to people engaged in those protests.

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State Supreme Court skeptical of mandatory buffer for Orange County horse farm

Questions during oral arguments Wednesday suggest the North Carolina Supreme Court does not favor mandating a 30-foot buffer between an Orange County subdivision and a neighboring horse farm. Plaintiff Alison Arter sued the county and property owners involved with the Array subdivision in 2021.

CJ Staff
Opinion

3 fun facts on gold, sound-money in NC history

North Carolina is known for many wonderful things — being “First in Flight,” Carolina BBQ, Biltmore Estate (the largest private residence in the US), being the home of NASCAR, and much more.  But did you know North Carolina has a strong history of gold and sound money? Here are three fun facts about North Carolina...

Joshua D. Glawson
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Smoke and mirrors? NC advances federally-funded EV plan

For $109 million in federal taxpayer money, phase one will focus on Interstate 40, U.S. 17, and I-77. Phase two will focus on increasing public access to electric vehicle charging infrastructure, particularly in historically disadvantaged communities.     

Brianna Kraemer