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New NC laws taking effect Oct. 1 (access required)

New laws taking effect Tuesday in North Carolina include prohibition on filing civil actions based on health problems related to food and drink consumption; criminal backround checks for recipients of federal benefits; expanded punishments for sex criminals; and the requirement that carbon monoxide detectors be placed in hotel and motel rooms.

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New protections for struggling Nevada homeowners (access required)

A new Homeowner's Bill of Rights, SB 321, aims to eliminate the runaround some homeowners got from banks by requiring lenders to assign homeowners a single person to contact. It bans dual-tracking, in which a bank pursues a foreclosure at the same time a homeowner is working on a short sale. And it eliminates "arm's length" rules, in which banks barred people from buying distressed properties from their relatives or other close associates.

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IKEA starts selling solar panels for homes (access required)

Swedish flat-pack furniture giant IKEA will start selling residential solar panels at its stores in Britain, the first step in its plan to bring renewable energy to the mainstream market worldwide. The company started selling solar panels made by China's Hanergy in its store in Southampton on Monday. It will sell them in the rest of Britain in coming months, it said.

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Federal government to sue North Carolina over new voter law

WASHINGTON  — The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial discrimination over tough new voting rules, the latest effort by the Obama administration to fight back against a Supreme Court decision that struck down the most powerful part ...

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Tanger Factory Outlet breaks ground in Connecticut (access required)

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. hosted an official groundbreaking veremony Thursday to announce that construction has begun on Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods. Once complete, Tanger Outlets expects the new center will feature over 300,000 square feet of upscale branded and designer outlet retailers. Greensboro-based Tanger is developing the outlet center in partnership with the Gordon Group LLC.

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