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Pritt loses libel suit

By John O'Brien | Mar 15, 2006

Charlotte Pritt FAYETTEVILLE - Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlotte Pritt lost her case Monday to have two Republican organizations who ran advertisements against her held libel for her loss in the 1996 election.

Coal severance tax upheld by state Supreme Court

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 7, 2005

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has upheld the state's right to tax coal exports after coal companies argued that the severance tax actually is a sales tax and a violation of federal protections for interstate commerce.

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