Monthly Archives: August 2010

Marine Found Guilty

The Jury says that Cesar Laurean is guilty of 1st Degree Murder for  the death of Lance Corporal Maria Lauterbach. Laurean will receive Life without Parole due to an extradition agreement with Mexico. The trial, thought to take several weeks, had progressed faster … Continue reading

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Drug Maker Pays for Improper Marketing

August 24, 2010 – RALEIGH – Pharmaceutical manufacturer InterMune, Inc. has paid nearly $570,000 to North Carolina as part of a $36.9 million national settlement to resolve allegations that the company unlawfully marketed its drug Actimmune for unapproved uses, Attorney … Continue reading

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Intel to Purchase McAffee

August 19, 2010 - Santa Clara, California - Intel Corporation, the leader in computer chip development, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire McAfee, Inc., through the purchase of all of the company’s common stock at $48 per share in cash, … Continue reading

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Lt. Governor Walter Dalton, Chairman of NC’s eLearning Commission, Calls on North Carolinians to Go “Back to School” Online

August 19, 2010 – RALEIGH – As the back to school season begins and brick-and-mortar schools across the state open their doors, Lt. Governor Walter Dalton, Chairman of North Carolina’s eLearning Commission, is calling on citizens across the state to … Continue reading

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Some NC Areas Get Internet Funding

August 19, 2010 – RALEIGH – North Carolina has received $115 million in five federal recovery grants to extend broadband connectivity in North Carolina. Through two rounds of recovery funding, North Carolina has received over $255 million for broadband. Overall, … Continue reading

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Tennessee Company Ordered To Stop Residential Paving

August 19, 2010 – RALEIGH – A Tennessee paving company known for targeting seniors in the western part of the state can’t do residential driveway paving for now. Wake County Superior Court Judge Robert H. Hobgood granted North Carolina Attorney … Continue reading

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New 3D HD Consumer Camera

August 18, 2010 – TOKYO – Panasonic Corporation, an industry leader in Full HD, 3D, and HD TV technology, unveiled the world’s first 3D camcorder for consumers. The HDC-SDT750 camcorder allows anyone to create true-to-life 3D images by simply attaching … Continue reading

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Free Gardening Advice

August 18, 2010 – RALEIGH – Radio personalities Mike Raley and Anne Clapp will be on-hand at the State Farmers Market for a live broadcast of their “Weekend Gardener” show. The hosts will offer free gardening advice to the crowd, … Continue reading

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NCDOI Awarded $1 Million

August 18, 2010 – RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Insurance has been awarded $1 million in federal funding to help the agency implement requirements under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, specifically for making improvements to the … Continue reading

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Additional Funds for Union Station Renovation

August 17, 2010 – GOLDSBORO – Goldsboro’s Union Station is one step closer to being restored. Yesterday, First District Congressman G. K. Butterfield was in Goldsboro to make an announcement regarding the train station. $500,000 has been appropriated for use … Continue reading

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