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Second DOT highway analysis deemed ‘flawed’ (access required)

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A ruling from a federal judge last week granting summary judgment to two conservation groups in their lawsuit against the N.C. Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration could potentially dead-end the proposed $900-million Garden Parkway toll road project. ...

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Ante up: NCDOT could be required to pay attorneys’ fees for low-balling landowners

Ante up: NCDOT could be required to pay attorneys’ fees for low-balling landowners

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would make the North Carolina Department of Transportation pay for offering unfairly low buyout prices to property owners facing condemnation. The legislation proposes several changes that state condemnation lawyers “have been waiting and wishing ...

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Court: Failing to build road does not constitute interference (access required)

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The N.C. Business Court has dismissed a development company’s claim that its contractual partner in the development of property in Holly Springs interfered with its business by not completing a thoroughfare. That counterclaim was made by Springs Investors LLC in ...

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Ally or attorney? Task Force seeking to help debtors accused of illegally practicing law (access required)

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In the fall of 2012, a retired real estate broker named Mary Ella Hutchinson formed a small group dedicated to helping people in Franklin County save their homes from foreclosure. Her supporters say she’s kept scores of people in their ...

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