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  1. Official attempt underway to recall O.C. Superior Court judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Three members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors held a news conference April 9 to ask for the resignation of Superior Court Judge M. Marc Kelly over his sentencing of a man in a child molestation case. Three members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors held a news conference April 9 to ask for the resignation of Superior Court Judge M. Marc Kelly over his sentencing of a man in a child molestation case.

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  2. O.C. Sheriff's deputy charged with prescription fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Orange County Register

    An off-duty Orange County Sheriff's Department deputy was arrested Friday on suspicion of illegally obtaining prescription pain medication by lying to doctors, according to authorities. Mark Wayne Hewlett, 35, of Yorba Linda, is charged with five felony counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, deceit, misrepresentation, subterfuge and/or concealment, the Orange County District Attorney's Office said in a statement.

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  3. Preliminary numbers: Craven's unemployment rate dips in MarchRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Sun Journal

    ... Western North Carolina along the Tennessee border, had the state's highest unemployment rate at 13.9 percent. Orange County, home to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, had the lowest rate at 4.1 percent. Closer to home, Beaufort County ...

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  4. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... state with a prevalence of binge drinking at 17.9 percent, Brunswick County came in fourth at 17.7 percent and Orange County ranked number five at 17.5 percent. For a link to a map illustrating this data, CLICK the following link: ...

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  5. Annual Green Home Tour Kicks Off This WeekRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | PR Log

    Green Home Builders of the Triangle to host kick off receptions on Friday, May 1 in Orange County and Saturday, May 2 in Chatham County PRLog - April 29, 2015 - DURHAM, N.C. -- Green Home Builders of the Triangle is pleased to announce the 2015 Green Home Tour , starting with a Kick Off Reception in Orange County on Friday, May 1, 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Forest Ridge Community Model Home , 301 Clarkson Ridge Lane in Hillsborough. On Saturday, May 2, 10:30 am - noon , a Chatham County Kick Off Reception will be held at the Briar Chapel Club House , 16 Windy Knoll Circle in Chapel Hill.

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  6. Anson unemployment down to 6.1 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Anson Record

    ... spectively. The highest unemployment rate in the state could be found in Graham County, at 13.9 percent, while Orange County had the lowest, 4.1 percent.

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  7. hsnws 4-28 walk 2.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | HeraldSun.com

    Stacy Shelp records one of her steps on the 'trip' to Orange County, California, this one on the beach at Emerald Isle. Orange County Health Department employee Kathleen Goodhand logged the most steps on department's staff six of the seven weeks of the Orange to Orange challenge.

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  8. Food BuzzRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | HeraldSun.com

    ... site says. A Durham-based craft spirits company has officially launched and is currently offered in Durham and Orange County ABC stores. Pebble Brook Spirits produces an apple pie liqueur, which will be available in most North Carolina ABC stores ...

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  9. Orange eyes $125M bond referendumRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | HeraldSun.com

    The Orange County Board of Commissioners made decisions during the week regarding the board's intent to set a $125 million bond referendum coming up on next year's ballot. The six board members in attendance voted unanimously to schedule the bond referendum for November 2016 because it would give the board time to educate voters on their options.

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  10. Weaver St. Market recalls pork hot dogs, pork bologna productsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | HeraldSun.com

    ... 28, 2014 and Jan. 23, Feb. 27 and April 30, 2015. The items were distributed to all Weaver Street locations in Orange County as well as The Pig Restaurant in Chapel Hill. The recall is Class II, meaning there is a remote probability of adverse ...

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  11. Amid firestorm of anger in molester case, support for O.C. judge growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Los Angeles Times

    As thousands called for his resignation and politicians lined up to condemn him, Orange County Superior Court Judge M. Marc Kelly kept his mouth shut. He'd been lambasted from every angle after sentencing a 20-year-old child molester to prison for 10 years, rather than the legal minimum of 25 years behind bars.

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  12. Former Hillsborough police officer pleads guilty to sex offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Independent Weekly

    ... nine nights of surveillance-found "potential criminal conduct" in July 2013, the town said in a release. The Orange County District Attorney's Office filed charges against Riley in April 2014. Riley, who had worked for the department since January ...

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  13. PBS probes slave-owning issue; Affleck expresses regretRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... on local governments trying to fight the severe statewide drought, an appeals court has found that an Orange County city's tiered water rates are... An appeals court decision striking down punitive water pricing that was intended to encourage ...

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  14. Group to request $90,000 from Orange County to help prep kids for schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Burlington Times News

    Orange County Health Department staff Monday presented preliminary survey data and the needs that two communities had decided were their highest priorities. After two and a half months of collecting data through surveys, the staff found that kindergarten readiness, childcare and support for families were needs in both pilot communities, Zones 4 and 6. Each community also had its individual challenges, such as transportation in Zone 4 and lack of affordable housing in Zone 6. The staff presented those findings to the advisory council for the Family Success Alliance Health and recommended that the advisory council approve a request for the remaining $90,000 from Orange County's social justice fund.

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  15. Duke Life Flight: Saving lives for 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | HeraldSun.com

    ... to get out of bed, but it hurt to move." Thompson finally managed to leave the bed, and his wife called 911. Orange County paramedics took him to Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, where they determined he had an aortic aneurysm that could burst at ...

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  16. Little Saigon newspaper files for bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Orange County Register

    ... stop collection of the $4.5 million judgment. An ideological and commercial battle between rival newspapers in Orange County's Vietnamese community came to a head this week as Little Saigon News filed for bankruptcy. Earlier this month, Orange ...

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  17. Annual Green Home Tour Nearing Kick OffRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | PR Log

    ... green certified home options available to them. A Kick Off Reception for the Green Home Tour will be held in Orange County on Friday, May 1, 4:00 - 6:00 pm at the Forest Ridge Community Model Home, 301 Clarkson Ridge Lane in Hillsborough. On ...

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  18. Newport Beach Fails to Restrain NewspaperRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Courthouse News Service

    The City of Newport Beach tried but failed Tuesday to stop the Orange County Register from publishing a story about spending by an assistant city manager. In a bid for prior restraint, the city sued the Orange County Register, reporter Tony Saavedra and editor Andrew Mouchard at 11:51 a.m. Tuesday in Orange County Superior Court.

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  19. Riverwalk event to benefit food pantryRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | HeraldSun.com

    ... summer. As most pantries will tell you, in summer it's really difficult to keep food on the shelves." Northern Orange County is especially concerned that children and seniors are being fed, Freeland said. This year, four high school students are ...

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  20. David Colton Removed as Manager of Investment Funds Controlling Millions of Feet of Office SpaceRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Sys-Con Media

    , the Honorable Robert J. Moss in Department CX-102 of the Orange County Superior Court, Civil Complex Division, ruled that and his related entities be removed as Investment Fund Manager for funds that he created to own and operate millions of square ...

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